Gyula Varosy was born in Hungary and came to the US as a refugee in 1957. After receiving degrees in Architecture from Pratt Institute and Harvard University, he lived and worked in NYC, with housing design as the work focus. Setting up a sculpture studio was parallel to this.
He and his wife, a toddler and a baby moved to Greenwich, NY in 1990. In the years that followed, apart from architecture, there was more time in this beautiful environment to make art. Finally sculpture became his main focus.
“Inevitably, the figure comes back. I am drawn to it, it is central and ever present It can take many forms and enter many shapes, from the obvious to a most fleeting resonance, a gesture, an affinity, an association of forms and relationships that stirs something…And they are all connected and reflect on one another, whether carved and constructed in wood, modeled in clay or plaster or cast in bronze, completed today or 30 years ago…It’s like you are working on the same piece, trying to find a solution…It will be gratifying if this congregation assembled here speaks to you.
….Voice tells me, do this. I do this…Voice tells me, do that. I do that…Now work on it. I work on it…Now finish it. I finish it…I trust that the voice is a good voice and that it will also resonate with you looking at this eclectic congregation..