November 9, 2005 - Consulate General of Hungary, New York

Lifetime Achievement Award

presented to internationally renowned
Hungarian-born designer and ceramist

EVA ZEISEL

Photos: József Novák

The Hungarian Consulate, in cooperation with the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, celebrated the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to internationally renowned Hungarian-born designer and ceramist Eva Zeisel, on November 9th at the Consulate.

The occasion also served as a birthday celebration for Eva Zeisel who turned 99 on November 13, 2005. Members of the Board and high-level supporters of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and critics and admirers of Eva Zeisel’s works have been present. Mr. David Klein and Mr. James Reid, owners of the ceramic studio KleinReid producing some of Eva Zeisel’s classical and contemporary designs, also participated in a live podium discussion with the artist.

Gabriella Lonkai, wife of the Hungarian Consul General,
Eva Zeisel and Mária Koppány

Eva Zeisel and daughter, Jeanne Richards

Jeanne Richards, Eva Zeisel, David Klein, and
James Reid during the podium discussion

Closing remarks by Consul General Dr. Gábor Horváth