Path over Water | 2009-2010
New Impressions | 2002-2005
Raising | 2001
Impressions | 1999-2001
At Heaven's Gate | 1997-1998
Air'96 | 1996-1997
The Wine | 1996
The Scale | 1995
Closed Garden | 1994
In the Name of the River | 2013 - 2015
August Dream | 2011 - 2012
Drawings | 2010
Traces on Water | 2006-2009
French Riviera | 2009
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Dec. 2008 I have presented the doctorate thesis “The landscape – state of mind and expression”, for which I have received “magna cum laude” Casa Matei, UAD Cluj.
2004-2008 PhD in visual arts.
2000 Workshop in arts management: "From Here to There" / The Amsterdam Maastricht Summer University, The Netherlands.
1994-1995 MFA,"Ioan Andreescu" Visual Arts Academy, painting department.
1994 Master Class in painting with Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, course organized by the Amsterdam Summer University and Amsterdam Institute for Painting.
1988-1994 "Ioan Andreescu" Visual Arts Academy, painting department – Cluj.
1988-1990 Ceramic Department.
1990-1994 Painting Department.
Graduation diploma obtained in 1994 ("The Icons on Glass from Transylvania, XVII th- XIX th cts").
1979-1987 High School of Fine Arts, Cluj-Napoca. Ceramic Department. B.F.A obtained in 1987.
RESIDENCIES, GRANTS, AWARDS:
2015: Art Camp “Painting encounters in Danube Delta”, Crişan, Tulcea - Romania
2010: "Inter-Art" International Art Camp Aiud, XVth edition
2004: “Cultural Praiseworthy Medal”, awarded by the Romanian Presidency.
2000: Laz '99 International Art Camp, Laz - jud. Alba / Workshop in arts management: "From Here to There" - The Amsterdam Maastricht Summer University, The Netherlands / Soros Foundation Travel Grant.
1999: Laz '99 International Art Camp, Laz - jud. Alba.
1997: 3rd Annual Jurbarkas International Creative Artist Camp (grant), Lithuania.
1996: Resident Artist, Vermont Studio Center (grant) - Johnson, VT, USA / Soros Foundation Travel Grant.
1994: Master Class in painting with Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, course organised by the Amsterdam Summer University and Amsterdam Institute for Painting.
1993: Prize for painting awarded by Accademia Internazionale Fanum Fortunae in "Fanum Fortunae e Pisaurum" competition, Fano, Italy.
ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
2015: “Watermark” Artfooly The Slice of Art Gallery, Bucharest / “In the Name of the River”, Cluj Art Museum, Cluj
2014: “Magic River”, Napoca 15, Cluj
2012: “August Dream”, Hangar Gallery, Cluj
2011: Central Art Gallery, Cluj
2009: HIM Gallery, Cluj / DNS Gallery, Graz, Austria / Fortuna Galleries, Cluj / Arcade 24 Gallery, Bistrita, Romania
2008: Casa Matei, UAD Cluj
2007: “Traces on Water”, the Old Gallery, Cluj
2006: Markus Prepress's Office, Cluj / "The Magic Garden", Länderzirkel auf Reisen, Trinkhalle Kurhotel Dr. Kipper, Bad Gams, Austria
2005: P & B Gallery, Cluj
2004: Auschlößl - Interkulturelles Cafe und Begegnungszentrum, Graz, Austria / Kuga Cultural Centre, Grosswarasdorf, Burgenland, Austria / "Gallery Day & Night", Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA
2003: Open Studio Party & violin concert sustained by Titus Flueras- Besa, Prislop 8, Cluj / Val House Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
2002: VKB Bank, Linz, Austria / Aula Romaniae Gallery, Romanian Cultural Centre, Vienna, Austria / "Impression", the Old Gallery, Cluj, Romania
2001: "Impression, Le Soleil…Levant (Byzance), Romanian Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark / "Impression, Sunrise", National Museum of Art, Cluj
2000: Sindan Cultural Centre, Cluj
1999: Cuyler St. Gallery, Port Elisabeth, South Africa
1998: “At Heaven’s Gate 2”, The Old Gallery, Cluj / “At Heaven’s Gate 1”, Alianta Artelor Gallery, Cluj
1997: C. Brancusi Gallery, Parliament of Romania, Chamber of Deputies, Bucharest / "Air '96", The Old Gallery, Cluj
1996: Atelier Libre Gallery, Ottweiler, Germany / "The Vine 1", The Old Gallery, Cluj / "The Vine 2", Bucharest Bank, Cluj
1995: Credit Fond, Cluj / "The Scale", Napoca 15 - Cluj
1994: Helios Gallery - Timisoara , Romania
1991: Art Gallery, University Library, Cluj
2015: “MUS1C”, Artfooly The Slice of Art Gallery, Bucharest / “Painting encounters in Danube Delta” U Art Gallery, Bucharest / “Art Safari 2015” Art Fair, Bucharest / "Intercultural Links", United Nations Palace, Geneve, Switzerland.
2014: “An object of beauty”, Silvia’s Art Gallery, Cluj / “Inter-Art & Jacek”, Transylvanian History National Museum, Cluj / “Summer play”, Silvia's Art Gallery & Ethnographical Museum of Transylvania, Cluj / “Art mean power” Silvia’s Art Gallery, Cluj / “Pro Galeria”, Tailor’s Tower, Cultural Urban Center, Cluj
2013:“Freedom and art without borders” European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Montreux Art Gallery – 9ème Salon d’Art Contemporain, Montreux, Switzerland / Artexpert Gallery, Cluj / Joanna Dürig Gallery, Schwanden-Glarus, Switzerland / Rotary Club’s Contemporary Art Exhibition, Sutu Palace (Museum of Bucharest), Bucharest
2012: GZ-Art Basel, Switzerland / Habitat Auction, Cluj / Quadro Auction 10, Quadro Gallery, Cluj
2011: INTER-ART, Vichy, France / Quadro Auction 8, Quadro Gallery, Cluj / 2011 International Tsai-mo Fan Art Exhibition, Taichung City Cultural Center, Taiwan / Spring Auction, Quadro Gallery, Cluj
2010: St'art Art Fair, Strasbourg, France / 2010 International Tsai-mo Humanistic Art Exhibition, Taichung City Cultural Center, Taiwan / "Inter-Art" Galleries Aiud, Romania / „The portrait” International Mail Art Exhibition, History Museum Aiud, Romania
2009: International Tsai-Mo Graffiti-Art Exhibition, Taichung City Cultural Center, Taiwan / Art Museum, Zalau, Romania
2008: 0+0 Gallery, Valencia, Spain / HIM Gallery, Cluj / Fiuggi, Roma, Italia
2007: 6th Taichung Tsai-Mo Art Festivel, Taichung Cultural Center, Taichung, Taiwan
2006: "Interart 2006", The Old Gallery, Cluj
2005: Gallery Theatre de Poche la Grenette, Vevey, Switzerland / Erste Bank, Mödling, Austria / KH Wiener Neustadt, Austria
2004: Romanian Cultural Centre, Vienna, Austria
2003: “A Mid Summer’s Night Scream”, Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Temple-Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA
2002: Omma Gallery, Omma Centre of Contemporary Art, Chania, Crete, Greece
2001: "Et in Venetia ego", National Museum of Art Cluj / Finansbank, Cluj / "Visionen 2001", Bad Kissingen, Germany
2000: "Et in Venetia ego", Istituto Romeno di Cultura e Ricerca Umanistica, Venice, Italy / Pecsi Galeria, Pecs, Hungary / "on-line Ausstellung ART SUMMER 2000" at Geli's Virtual Gallery, Altenstadt, Germany / "Laz 2000", National Museum of Art Cluj / "Liber Studiorum", National Museum of Art Cluj
1999: Gartenflugel Gallery, Ziegelbrucke (GL), Switzerland / Sebes Cathedral, Jud. Alba / Celtica Gallery, Edinburgh, Edinburgh International Internet Festival, U.K. / Alliance of Arts Gallery, Cluj-Napoca
1998: International Exhibition, Art Gallery Resita, Romania
1997: Cultural Centre Jurbarkas, Lithuania
1995: National Museum of Art Cluj / "Atelier 35",Caminul Artei Gallery Bucharest
1994: Aschenbach Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1993: Fano, Italy
1992: Nae Ionescu Cultural Centre Festival, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada / National Theatre Exhibition Hall, Cluj
1991: Romanian's Contemporary Art, Zwolle, The Netherlands
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995: Annual Show of Painting & Sculpture, Cluj County, UAP's Gallery
1984: Ceremonial Hall of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ankara, Turkey
WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
National Museum of Art, Cluj / Romanian Parliament Picture Gallery Collection / Cultural Centre, Jurbarkas, Lithuania, Nae Ionescu Cultural Center, Canada / Omma Contemporary Center, Chania, Greece / Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA / Romanian Cultural Centre, Vienna, Austria / Romanian Embassy from Copenhagen, Denmark, KUGA Cultural Centre, Großwarasdorf, Austria / ING Bank Cluj.
WORKS IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:
Romania, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, USA, Canada, Israel, Greece, South Africa, Hungary, Italy.
2004-2008 Partner, P&B Gallery, Cluj
2004-2005 Preparator, University of Art and Design, Cluj-Napoca.
2001-2008 Webmaster, manager Cluj Art On Line Gallery
From 1997 President / co-founder of the Arta Foundation, Cluj-Napoca.
1995 professional scenepainter at the National Theatre, Cluj-Napoca.
1989 Designer at I.C.P. Cluj, Romania.
1988-1990 Sculptor at the Cooperativa Constructorul Cluj, Romania.
1996 performed the scenography of the "Blue Bird" show, by M.Maeterlinck, at The International Theatre Festival from Orthez, France.
1993 performed the scenery of the "Nuts Cracker" ballet, organised by International Ballet Society Washington, D.C., USA, in Bekescsaba, Hungary.
1995 professional scenepainter at the National Theatre, Cluj-Napoca.
1989 co-worker of the old church restoration in the Rimeti Monastery, Transylvania.
AFFILIATION TO ASSOCIATIONS:
Member of the Romanian Artist Union (U.A.P.) Cluj-Bistrita Branch
Founding member of Rotary Club Cetatuie Cluj-Napoca, District 2241
Member of FITMA (Federation of International Tsai-Mo Artists), Taichung,Taiwan