András Győrfi was born in Kaposvár (Hungary) in the 1964.
He started painting when he was very young as a student of the painters József Molnár and György Ruisz. Already at the age of nine he won, among more than 5.000 drawings admitted in the competition, the International Design Competition for Children of Shankar, in India.
In 1981 he moved to Budapest where he graduated in architecture at the College Ybl Miklós.
Among his many works, Győrfi András, illustrated the magazine Rakéta Regényújság, És and Galaktika. He painted the stage of the Theatre of Sopron for a play of Raymond F. Simon and in London he illustrated the stage for the work "Black Honey" by Zsolt Pozsgai. His graphics were published by publishers Mora, Cicero and Palatinus. During his career he had a period of work in Aachen, Germany.
With his works he held exhibitions in various cities of the world, as New York, Istanbul, London and Harbin, in China.
Győrfi András works are appreciated both in Hungary and internationally, and he is today considered one of the best and most promising Hungarian contemporary painters.
Interview with the artist (click here to watch)