Dr. Alex Koloszy, CDVA, sculptor (of Hungarian origin from Transylvania, today Romania) is a leading Australian Sculptor, who arrived in Australia December 1958 and Naturalized Australian citizen since 1964.
His work is represented in Australian Parliament (ACT), Power House Museum (Sydney), Buckingham Palace (UK), Presidential library collection (USA), Stockman’s Hall Of Fame (Queensland), and Municipal, public, and corporate collections throughout the world.
He has been awarded numerous art prizes for his sculpture, including the prestigious Aprad Academy’s International Gold Medal (1981 USA) for Spirit of Sydney and has won honours not only in Australia but also the USA, UK, and Europe. He has received Sculpture medals from Mossman (1989), Holroyd (1988), Marrikville (1988), Shellharbour (1988), Councils and the Captain Cook Bicentennial Committee (1970).
In 1990 he was conferred a cultural Doctorate in Visual Arts/Sculpture from the world University Roundtable (Arizona, USA).
Latest work was unveiled on 10th of June 2004 at Twin Towns Service Club, Coolangatta, Tweed Heads. This was the 3 metre tall bronze of the late Johnny O’Keefe “The Wild One”, King of Australian Rock and Roll, with base a 5 metre tall monument.
At present he is working on the 3 metre tall Nurragingy 1820 Father of Blacktown Reconcilliation Monument.