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                                        Edwin Havas


Edwin Havas, Professor of Art Emeritus at Seton Hall University. Mr. Havas taught for thirty-six years at Seton Hall University and Seton Hall Preparatory School.

A member of the American Watercolor Society, Mr. Havas is also a member a member and past president of the New Jersey Watercolor Society, the Essex Watercolor Club and other regional art organization.

His paintings have received over one hundred awards, including the Grand Prix for Aquarelle in international competition in Monaco, and the New Jersey Watercolor Society's Silver Medal and Best in Show Awards.

The art award given each year to the graduating senior at Seton Hall Preparatory School is named the Edwin Havas Award for Excellence in Art. In 1992 Havas was named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International for his artistic contributions on behalf of Rotary's International Scholarship Fund. He was presented with Seton Hall University's distinguished service award, the McQuaid Medal, in May of 1996.

Mr. Havas' paintings are represented in numerous public, corporate and private collections including the Montclair Art Museum and the New Jersey Society Historical Society permanent collections. He painted the Bicentennial Murals for the Livingston, New Jersey Municipal Building. Official oil portraits include Archbishop Theodore McCarrick of the Archdiocese of Newark, Mayor Sharpe James of Newark, four past presidents of Seton Hall University, as well as other corporate and public figures 

Ed Havas has had six one man exhibitions at Seton Hall University, the most recent a major exhibit of paintings of the Delaware Region of Northern New Jersey and Pennsylvania, titled the "Skylands", in 1996. Additional one man exhibitions were held at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library in Boston, the American Irish Historical Society in New York City, the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, Sussex County Community College in Newton, New Jersey, and numerous galleries. He has also been represented in many group exhibitions in the United States, including "More Than Meets the Eye: A Century of Realism in New Jersey, 1900 - 1994" at the Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey.

Numerous painting workshops have been conducted by Ed Havas in Italy, Ireland, Bermuda, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maine, Pennsylvania, New York State and throughout New Jersey.

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Morgan Gallery of Fine Arts 2011