Atilla Konnyu

Biography

Atilla Konnyu was born in Budapest and studied Architecture at Ybl Miklos University, worked with Hungarian Television (MTV) as an Executive Producer, and with Mafilm Hungarian Film Studios (MAFILM) as an Artistic Director. He spent many years traveling the world before settling in the Mediterranean in the late 90s. His early fascination with the Abstract Expressionists led him to the School of Art of Miklos Kolozsvari Grandpiere. After studying under Karel Appel and Emil Schumacher, two artists he held in high regard, he embarked on his journey of gestural painting. His brushwork is instinctive and calligraphic. Konnyu’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide including Art Basel Miami. He currently lives and works in Delray Beach and Palm Beach, Florida.