Balazs Illes

Professional profile
 
Degree subject: MA in Graphic Art
Qualified teacher status: MA Visual Education Teacher
Over 4 years work experience of scenic artist with excellent artistic skills, producing backdrops, murals and props for theatres in Budapest, Vienna and St Petersburg, both on individual commissions and as part of a scenic artist team. Assistance in the construction and moving of sceneries in theatres
6 years experience of Art teacher in Key stages 4 and 5
A good speaker of English
Hold an EU passport, fully eligible to work in the EU.
 
Specialist skills
 
Techniques include colour mixing, drawing up, lining in, texturing, lettering, crackle glazing, wood graining, marbling, stone effects including bricks, glazing, spray gun and airbrush work, cloth work, gauze work, tapestry painting.
Computer skills include Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW, MS Windows
Layout design, assistance in scenic design
 
 
Work experience
 
FREELANCE SCENIC ARTIST AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER
 
from January 2013
london
Participate in the production of One Minute at the Putney Arts Theatre.
 
from August 2008 to January 2013
budapest
Produced high-quality painted scenic backdrops, murals, props and sets for theatres both on individual commission and as part of an artist team.
Participated in an average of 20 scenic art projects per year.
Graphic prep work where needed. Print design, brochures and logo design.
 
Projects include
Mary Poppins – Madach Theatre, Budapest, 2012
Venus in Fur – Vig Theatre, Budapest, 2012
Dance of Vampires – St. Petersburg’s Musical Comedy Theater, 2011
Rebecca – Ion Dacian National Opera, Bucharest, 2011
Sister Act – Ronacher Theatre, Vienna, 2011
Spamalot – Madach Theatre, Budapest 2011
Uncle Vanya – Vig Theatre Budapest, 2010
Nutcracker – Palace of Arts, Budapest, 2010
Rebecca – Operett Theatre, Budapest, 2010
Jungle Book – Vig Theatre, 2010
Csongor and Tunde – National Theatre, Szeged, 2010
Sweet Charity – Central Theatre, Budapest, 2010
The Borgias – TV series, 2010
Dance of Vampires – Hungarian Theatre, Budapest, 2009
Producers – Madach Theatre, 2008
 
art teacher
between September 2002 and June 2008
Zichy Mihály secondary school of arts and applied arts in Kaposvár, Hungary
Prepared and delivered lessons in art history, projective geometry and artistic drawing for key stages 4 and 5.
Contributed to the formation and implementation of the school’s graphic art studio where combined traditional graphic techniques with modern, computer-based printing processes.
 
 
Other work experience
 
artist-painter
Techniques include oil painting, engraving applied on board, drypoint, eroding technique, airbrush, masking,
stencil.  Individual and group exhibitions in Hungary between February 1999 and June 2011.
Recent exhibitions:
Individual exhibition at the Open Arts Cafe, Marble Arch, London – January 2013
Education and training
 
Sep 1996 to June 2001          MA Artist – Graphic Art
Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Sep 1998 to June 2001          MA Visual Education- Art Teacher
Specialized in teaching artistic drawing, art history and projective geometry in secondary schools.
Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Sep1991 to June 1995           Graphic design
Mihály Zichy Secondary School of Arts and Applied Arts, Kaposvár
 
 
Additional information
 
Full clean driving licence
 
References available

Professional profile

 

Degree subject: MA in Graphic Art

Qualified teacher status: MA Visual Education Teacher

Over 4 years work experience of scenic artist with excellent artistic skills, producing backdrops, murals and props for theatres in Budapest, Vienna and St Petersburg, both on individual commissions and as part of a scenic artist team. Assistance in the construction and moving of sceneries in theatres

6 years experience of Art teacher in Key stages 4 and 5

A good speaker of English

Hold an EU passport, fully eligible to work in the EU.

 

Specialist skills

 

Techniques include colour mixing, drawing up, lining in, texturing, lettering, crackle glazing, wood graining, marbling, stone effects including bricks, glazing, spray gun and airbrush work, cloth work, gauze work, tapestry painting.

Computer skills include Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW, MS Windows

Layout design, assistance in scenic design

 

 

Work experience

 

FREELANCE SCENIC ARTIST AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER

 

from January 2013

london

Participate in the production of One Minute at the Putney Arts Theatre.

 

from August 2008 to January 2013

budapest

Produced high-quality painted scenic backdrops, murals, props and sets for theatres both on individual commission and as part of an artist team.

Participated in an average of 20 scenic art projects per year.

Graphic prep work where needed. Print design, brochures and logo design.

 

Projects include

Mary Poppins – Madach Theatre, Budapest, 2012

Venus in Fur – Vig Theatre, Budapest, 2012

Dance of Vampires – St. Petersburg’s Musical Comedy Theater, 2011

Rebecca – Ion Dacian National Opera, Bucharest, 2011

Sister Act – Ronacher Theatre, Vienna, 2011

Spamalot - Madach Theatre, Budapest 2011

Uncle Vanya – Vig Theatre Budapest, 2010

Nutcracker – Palace of Arts, Budapest, 2010

Rebecca – Operett Theatre, Budapest, 2010

Jungle Book – Vig Theatre, 2010

Csongor and Tunde – National Theatre, Szeged, 2010

Sweet Charity – Central Theatre, Budapest, 2010

The Borgias – TV series, 2010

Dance of Vampires – Hungarian Theatre, Budapest, 2009

Producers – Madach Theatre, 2008

 

art teacher

between September 2002 and June 2008

Zichy Mihály secondary school of arts and applied arts in Kaposvár, Hungary

Prepared and delivered lessons in art history, projective geometry and artistic drawing for key stages 4 and 5.

Contributed to the formation and implementation of the school’s graphic art studio where combined traditional graphic techniques with modern, computer-based printing processes.

 

 

Other work experience

 

artist-painter

Techniques include oil painting, engraving applied on board, drypoint, eroding technique, airbrush, masking,

stencil.  Individual and group exhibitions in Hungary between February 1999 and June 2011.

Recent exhibitions:

Individual exhibition at the Open Arts Cafe, Marble Arch, London – January 2013

Education and training

 

Sep 1996 to June 2001          MA Artist – Graphic Art

Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest

 

Sep 1998 to June 2001          MA Visual Education- Art Teacher

Specialized in teaching artistic drawing, art history and projective geometry in secondary schools.

Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest

 

Sep1991 to June 1995           Graphic design

Mihály Zichy Secondary School of Arts and Applied Arts, Kaposvár

 

 

Additional information

 

Full clean driving licence

 

References available

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