1943 born in Budapest, Hungary  •  1957-61 Attended the high school for Fine Arts in Budapest  •  1961-67 Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest with the professors Kádár, Barcsay and Konecsni  •  1967 Diploma in fine arts and graphic arts, after that free-lance graphic artist  • 1968 First Prize in London for "Best Design of the Year"  •  1971 Emigrated to West Germany  •  1972-89 Worked as industrial graphic artist  •  1983 Adopted the German citizenship  •  1988 Promotional prize "Förderpreis"  of the City of Munich  •  Working stay in Italy, Art prize "Premio Civitella´88", Civitella d´Agliano, Italy   •  1988/89 Taught at the Summer Academy in Admont, Austria  • 1989 Art Prize of the City of Ebersberg  •  1990 Participated in the  "Indo-German Artist´s Camp" of Max Mueller Bhavan (Goethe-Institut) in Calcutta  •  1991 Awarded working scholarship "Studio aperto Italia" to spend one year in San Giovanni d´Asso, Italy •  Prize at the 2nd International Triennal of Patterns, Budapest  •  since 1993 Teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich  •  1998/2009 Guest professor at "Pentiment" in Hamburg  •  1999-2010 Directed the painting academy Simonyi in Tuscany, Italy   •  2009-11 Participated in the international artists workshop in Jászdózsa in Hungary  •  since 1995 Teaches at the Academy for Performing and Visual Arts in Marburg  •  lives in Munich.

Emo Simonyi