BIOGRAPHY

György Stalter was born in Budapest. He started taking photographs while attending the Franciscan grammar school in Esztergom. After the matura examination he got a qualifying degree in photography and started to work as a photo reporter for the press. He was member of Young Artists' Studio of Photography since 1978, and the secretary thereof between 1983 and 1986. He worked as a photo reporter and columnist for the weekly Magyar Ifjúság between 1978 and 1988. He's been member of Association of Hungarian Photographers and of Art Fund since 1983. He worked as a photo reporter for the weekly Képes 7 for two years from 1988. He's been a freelance photographer since 1990. Between 1990 and 1995 he published his photographs at Amaro Drom (Roma magazine for Hungary) while working as a photo editor for VOLT magazine between 1992 and 1994. He founded a photo studio in 1995 to teach the "Art and Profession" of photography. Accompanied by wife Judit Horváth M., the couple took photos of gypsy colonies throughout Hungary and of slumming city quarters of the capital. Their work was published in a photo album "Another World". Recently he has been taking photographs of the vanishing microcosm of the 8th district of Budapest. He won the Budapest Photography Grant of the Municipal Pro Urbis Foundation for his series "Jó...Józsefváros" at the Press Photo Competition of the Association of Hungarian Journalists in 2006. He's been given the Rudolf Balogh Award, he's member of the Presidency of Association of Hungarian Photographers. He's had several group and one man shows of his work both in and outside Hungary. Several of his pictures are kept by the Hungarian Museum of Photography in Kecskemét.

AWARDS, HONOURS
1981
1987
1994
1997
2006
"Award of the City of Paris"
Order of Honour by MUOSZ
Photo-essay award at Press Photo
Rudolf Balogh Award
Budapest Photography Grant

EXHIBITIONS
1977
1979
1980
2000
2001
2001
Young Artists' Club, Budapest
Community and Sports Centre, Szombathely
Light Yard, 18 Népköztársaság útja, Budapest
Another World - Vígadó Galéria, Budapest
Regards Hongrois Paris
Another World - Vienna, Austria; Kaunas, Lithuania; Helsinki, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1993
1994
1999
2001
2006
2006
2007
"The world is a ladder" Museum of Etnography, Budapest
Press Photo Museum of Etnography, Budapest
Sarah Mortland Gallery and the Hungarian Consulate, New York, USA.
Regards Hongrois, Paris, France
Selected Photos, Budapest Gallery
Dog's World Mai Manó Gallery, Budapest
Other World San Sperate, Sardinia