János Aknay painter and sclupture artist. He was born in Nyíregyháza on 28th February 1949. He studied at the Hight School of Applied and Fine Arts. Since 1980 he is a member of the Graphic Workshop of Szendendre, and since 1992 he works in the art colony of Szentendre. Many of his works are shown in public places in SZentendre, Budapest, Nagycenk and in Balatonboglár. Many of his artworks are kept in public- and own collections.
In 2002 he was awarded with the Munkácsy Mihály award, and in 2010 he got the Kossuth-price.