Slide IMRE ÉGERHÁZI PAINTER ARTIST (1925 - 2001) By the new millennium Imre Égerházi was regarded as one of the Hungarian Great Plain’s leading masters. He had gained great recognition in Hungary and
beyond its borders for his art and his organizational work in the world of art.
Born in Hajdúhadház, he was a late descendent of the 17th century fresco artist János Egerházi Képíró. He studied at the Free School of Fine Arts in Debrecen,
under painter artist József Menyhárt. From 1962, he participated in more than a 100 solo and 400 joint exhibitions, from the USA and Europe to Japan.
Among others he founded the International Artists’ Colony of Hajdú Region in 1964, where he worked for 3 decades. After accomplishing the reorganization of
the Hortobágy Creative Camp in 1982, he headed it until his passing.