biography of Zoltan HECHT (1890-1968)

Birth place: Nagy Varad, Hungary

Death place: NYC

Addresses: Brooklyn, NY; NYC

Profession: Painter, educator, mural painter

Studied: Cleveland Sch. Art

Exhibited: S. Indp. A., 1919, 1922, 1924-25, 1927-29, 1934-35; Salons of Am.; Babcock Gal.; Brooklyn Mus.; WMAA; CM; TMA; PAFA. 1938, 1945; Walker AC; BMA; Butler Inst. Am. Art, 1957; Nat. Soc. Painters in Casein, 1956-58; New School Assoc., 1957; Art:USA, 1958; Provincetown Art Festival, 1958; Springfield, MA, 1958; ACA Gal., NY; CAA traveling exhs.; LACMA; Artists Gal., NY; Aquavella Gal., 1943 (solo); New-Age Gal., 1950, 1952, 1953; Roosevelt House, 1954; AEA, 1955; Audubon Artists, 1956, 1957 (prize), 1958; Collectors Gal., 1957; Galerie Int., NY, 1960; Brooklyn College, 1965. Other awards: Winsor & Newton award, 1965.

Member: Am. Artists Congress; United Am. Artists

Work: Syracuse MFA; Newark Airport; Brooklyn Pub. Lib.; Brooklyn College; United Hospital Fund (5 paintings)

Comments: Position: instr., People's AC, MoMA, 1948-61 and private & small-group classes.

Sources: WW66; Falk, Exh. Record Series.