Art Brokerage: Stephen Juharos Hungarian Artist: Stephen Juharos, a native of Budapest, Hungary, began painting at the age of seven. He followed in the footsteps of his father, an architect who painted in his free time. Juharos received a Master of Arts diploma at the Royal Hungarian State University for Fine and Industrial Art. He was also awarded the Gold Medal and a one-year scholarship. At his first one-man show in Budapest, the City of Budapest purchased one of his aquarelles for the City Art Museum. The National Museum of Fine Art also purchased another of his aquarelles. Juharos moved to the United States in 1949. He continued to accept portrait commissions, including those of Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty for Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of the United States; United States Senator Barry Goldwater; James Kemper, Ambassador to Brazil and Hathaway Kemper, Esquire, founders of Kemper and Lumbermans Insurance Company; Crownprince Otto von Habsburgh and his wife Princess Regina von Sachsen Meiningen and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. His portrait of Eisenhower is displayed in the city hallof Gettysburg, PA. During this time, his paintings were in shows from Florida to Maine to the Midwest, earning many First Place and other awards. In 1961, Juharos built a studio, art gallery and personal home in Sedona, Arizona. Here he completed large murals for churches in Pittsburgh and Perriopolis, Pennsylvania; Montreal, Canada and Flagstaff, Arizona. His 35-foot by 50-foot ceiling mural for a Pittsburgh church is the largest ceiling mural in the United States. Other murals were commissioned for the Maplewood, New Jersey City Hall; main library of Northern Arizona University; Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, and the Tempe, Arizona City Hall. In the '70's, Juharos completed a commission for a Texas collector comprised of six murals, 5-foot by 8-foot, depicting Biblical individuals of renown. In 1976, he finished a collector's plate with a bicentennial theme. A picture of this plate appeared in Art News and National Geographic magazine. Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.