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Léna Bogyay/ Summer Issue

Léna Bogyay is an interdisciplinary artist from Hungary. She is completing a dual-focus Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing and Jewellery & Metalsmithing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and working towards her BFA show in December. Bogyay has received several scholarships for artistic merit, including the highly competitive Ware Family Arts Scholarship Fund Award in 2022. She has taken part in group exhibitions at UW-Milwaukee, including the Sophomore/Junior Scholarship Art Showcase in 2022, the Crossing Over Exhibition in 2021 and 2022, the Makers!22 and Makers!23 contemporary craft exhibitions in 2022 and 2023, and the 49th and 50th Annual Juried Shows in 2022 and 2023. Her statement ring, “Industry Standard”, was featured at Kessler’s Diamonds for their annual Sparkle Scholarship Showcase in February 2023, and is on its way to an exhibition in Northern Ireland, held by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery UK. Two of her self-portraiture works have been published in UW-Milwaukee's literary magazine, Furrow, in May 2023, and some of her work is kept at the Special Collections of the UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library.


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