József SISA

, 1951, Jászberény – 2021, Jászberény 

applied artist, master of the cloisonné enamel technique

He studied art between 1965 and 1971. Initially he worked in graphic art and painting, and from 1973 in enamel and goldsmith art. His work is characterised by mythological forms based on the enamel images of the Hungarian Holy Crown and on individual myths. In 1991, he founded the Jászsági Artists’ Centre in Tőtevény, where he served as its director. From 1969 he has participated in national and international exhibitions and competitions. In 1989 he won first prize at the international art competition ART-‘89. In 1994 he was awarded the Member Cross, and in 2011 the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary for his work.


Courtesy of Balázs Sisa