Resume

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Born on the 23rd of March 1972 in Timisoara, Romania. Studied at the Johannesburg

Art School in South Africa until 1989. Upon returning to Romania she studied sculpture at thee Western University Timişoara from which she graduated in 1998. Member of the Romanian Union of Fine Arts since 1998. Founding member of the “Dor” artists’ group since 2001. Selected to represent Romania at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and at the EU Parliament in 2005. Awarded the lifetime achievement award in 2005 and 2015

Solo Exhibitions in art galleries:

2019   ‘Musica Universalis’, Art Museum, Timisoara, Ro

2019   ‘Thought-Forms’, EMArt Gallery, Deva,  Ro

2016   ‘Becoming’ Pygmalion Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2013   ‘Confession II’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara Ro

2011   ‘Confession’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara Ro

2009   ‘Shemot-Names’ Helios Gallery, Tiffin University, Timisoara, Ro

2007   ‘Codex’ CJT, Opera House Timisoara, Ro

2006   ‘Exodus 14.19-21’, Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2006   ‘Secrets and Secret Places’ Artis Gallery Bucharest, Ro

2004   ‘Persona’ Helios Gallery Timisoara, Ro

2002   ‘Secret’, Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2001   ’Temple’, Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

1998   ‘Initiation’, Art Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

Solo Exhibition in public venues:

2016    ‘Embodiment’ Banatul Philharmonic, Timisoara, Ro

2008,2009  Iulius Mall Timisoara

2005    Tiriac Bank, Timisoara, Ro

2005,2006  Expozodiac, Expovest, Ro

2003    Hypocrate Center, Timisoara, Ro

2000    Politechnique Center, Timisoara, Ro

Monumental Work/ Public Art:

2019   Bust of prof. Dr. Francisc Schneider, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Ro

2019   Bust of Silviu Bejan, C. D. Loga National College, Timisoara, Ro

2019   Bust of C.D. Loga, C. D. Loga National College, Timisoara, Ro

2018   “The Virgin with twelve stars”, Roman-Catholic Parish, Iosefin, Timisoara, Ro

2013   ‘Meeting yourself’, private collection, Ro

2013    Bust of Dean Ioan Anton’ Timisoara Technical Institute, Ro

2009   ‘The Story of Adam’ Triade Sculpture Park, Timisoara, Ro

2009    Bust of Prince Eugene of Savoy, Central park, Timisoara, Ro

2005   ‘The Cube’ Fountain, Plevnei Square, Timisoara, Ro

2004   ‘5’ Muvezstelep Congrag, Hungaria/

1998   ‘Golgotha’, Triade Collection, Timişoara, Ro

Group exhibitions (selection):

2020   Dubova Art Camp exhibition, Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2019   ‘County Art Salon’ Museum of Art Timisoara, Ro

2019   ‘Meeting Point Biennale’, Delta Gallery, Arad Ro

2019   ‘The Blue Biennale’, KronArt Gallery, Brasov, Ro

2019   ‘Artbox Zurich’, Switzerland

2019   ‘Contemporary Feminine Art’, Iași Art Museum, Ro

2019   ‘Trei Artiști- Trei Compas’, Bastion Theresia, Timișoara, Ro

2018   ‘Artbox Project’ New York, USA

2018   ‘Woman all too woman’ Art Museum Timisoara, Ro

2018   ‘County Art Salon’ Museum of Art Timisoara, Ro

2018    Romanian Pavilion, European Parliament, Bruxelles, Belgium

2018   ‘Angels’ Metropolitan Cathedral Timisoara, Ro

2018   ‘National salon of small plastics’, Braila, Ro

2017   ‘Prize winners Salon’, Helios Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

2017   ‘Meeting Point Biennale, Delta Gallery, Arad, Ro

2017   ‘Prize winners Salon’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2017   ‘Lascar Vorel biennale’ Muzeul de Arta Neamt, Ro

2017   ‘County art salon’, Art Museum, Timisoara, Ro

2017   ‘Timisoara – Outpost of progress’, Helios Gallery, TM, Ro

2017   ‘Identities of Timisoara’, CJT, Timisoara, Ro

2017   ‘European Bridges’, Constanta Art Museum, Ro

2017   ‘Femina Invicta’, Carol Galeries, Bucharest, Ro

2016   ‘Chromatic Nostalgia’, Csongrad, Hungary

2016  ‘In Bronze’, Serbian union, Timisoara, Ro

2016  ‘Satu Nostru’, Village Museum, Timisoara, Ro

2016   ‘European Bridges’, Constanta Museum of Art, Ro

2016   Prize winners Salon, Helios Gallery Timisoara, Ro

2016   ‘Nexus’ Cluj Art Museum, Ro

2015   Prize winners Salon, Helios Gallery Timisoara, Ro

2015   ‘The Bell’ CJT Building, Timisoara, Ro

2015   ‘Contemporary Myths’, Slobozia, Ro

2015   ‘National Art Biennale’, Piatra Neamţ, Ro

2015   ‘Fine Artists’ of Banat’, ARTIX-XI Gallery, Budapest, Hu

2015   ‘County Art Salon’ Timisoara Art Museum, Ro

2014   ‘Revolution-Liberty’ Timisoara Opera House, Bucharest, Hungary

2014   ‘Tree of Life’ Romanian Parliament, Bucharest, Ro

2013   ‘Sculpture’ Atelier Gronard, Rueil Malmaison, France

2013   ‘Collections’, Helios Gallery, Timisoara Ro

2013   ‘Identities’, Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2012   ‘The county Salon’, Baroque museum Timisoara, Ro

2010   ‘El Camino Sacral’ Iasi, Ro

2009   ‘De Magister’, Timisoara, Ro

2009   ‘The Celestial Bodies’ CJT Timisoara, Ro

2009   ‘The Absurd’, Helios Gallery Timisoara, Ro

2008   ‘County Art Salon’, Art Museum, Timisoara, Ro

2007   ‘Meeting point’ Hungary, Czech Rep., Croatia, Austria

2007   ‘50 Forms’ Hungary

2007   ‘Maternity’ Art Musem Timisoara, Ro

2006   ‘Requiem’ Metropolitan Cathedrale Timisoara, Ro

2006   ‘Eastern neighbours’ Utrecht, Holland

2006   ‘World Of Form’ Budapest, Hungary

2006  ‘The Stage’, Opera House, Timisoara, Ro

2005   UE Parlament, Bruxelles, Belgium

2005   ‘Small Sculpture Salon’ Bucharest, Ro

2005   ‘Studies into contemporary art’ Csongrad, Hungary

2005   ‘Contemporary Romanian Sculptors’, Bucharest,

2005  ‘County  Salon’, Huniade Museum, Timisoara, Ro

2004   ‘Regards et Touchers de Femme’, Bern, Switzerlad

2004   ‘Expozodiac’ Timisoara, Ro 2004 / ‘20/20’ Zambek, Hungary

2004   ‘Plein Air’, Szeged/ Csongrad, Hungary

2003  ‘County Salon’, Timişoara, Ro

2002  HBV Bank, Timişoara, Ro

2002  ‘County Salon’, Timişoara, Ro

2002  ‘8th of March’, Timişoara, Ro

2002  HBV Bank, Timişoara, Ro

2002  ‘Small Sculpture Biennale’, Arad, Ro

2002  ‘County Salon’, Timisoara, Ro

2002   Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2001 ‘The Ambient’, Sondrio, Italy

2001 ‘Verdi’, Rome, Italy

2001  HBV Bank, Timisoara, Ro

2001 ‘The Brancusi Paradigm’, Timisoara, Ro

2001 ‘County Salon’, Timisoara, Ro

2001 ‘Mosaic’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2000 ‘Sincretic Vizual 1’,Timisoara, Ro

2000 ‘Bronze’ Timisoara, Ro

2000 ‘County Salon’, Timisoara , Ro

2000 ‘Small Sculpture Biennale’, Arad, Ro

1998 ‘Armedica Salon’, Arad, Ro

1998 ‘National Art Salon’, Resita, Ro

1996 Helios Gallery, Timisoara , Ro

1994-1998  Western University Timisoara, Ro

1993 Freiburg, Germany

1991, 1992  ‘Student Fest’, Timişoara, Ro

1989 Johannesburg , South Africa

Dor Group Exhibitions:

2005    ‘Dor’ Giechburg Castle, Germany

2004    ‘Dor’  Sculptors’ Kiel, Germany

2003    ‘Dor’ Helios Gallery, Timişoara, Romania

2003    ‘Dor’ Villa Leon, Nurnberg, Germany

2003    ‘Dor’ Giechburg Castle, Germany

2003    ‘Dor’ Sparkasse Bamberg, Germany

2003    ‘Dor’ Freistadt, Germany

2003    ‘Dor’ Kolping-Werk, Frankfurt, Germany

2002    ‘Dor’ Giechburg Castle, Germany

2002    ‘Dor’ Parsberg Castle, Germany

2002    ‘Dor’ Raiffesenbank, Neumarkt, Germany

2002    ‘Dor’ KunstWerk, Rattelsdorf, Germany

2002    ‘Dor’ Studio 13, Bamberg, Germany

2002    ‘Dor’ Landratsamt, Bamberg, Germany

Collaborations, illustrations, books:

2019  ‘Philolog’, Art Press publishing

2018  ‘Photolog’, Art Press publishing

2017 ‘Artist of the month’, La două Bufnițe, Timișoara, Ro

2016  Orizont Magazine –  illustrator

2016  ‘Emotion and Embodiment’, Banatul Philharmonic, Timisoara

2014-2015 Illustrator for Agnos and Christiana Publishig Houses

2005 Littera Online Magazine – illustrator

2000  Academic Cultural Foundation Timisoara: ‘Angels and Revelations’

2000  Academic Cultural Foundation Timisoara: ‘Swinging Jazz’    

2000  ‘Orizonturi Universitare’ foundation, art sponsor

Action Sculpture:

2016 ‘The other’ Pygmalion Gallery, Museum Night , Timisoara, Ro

2004 ‘Mathusalem Muvesztelep, Csongrad, Hungary

2003 ’The Passion’ Yes Group, Tmisoara, Ro

Scolarship:

1994     Restoring Baroque Sculpture, Vienna, Austria

Symposiums, Artist camps:

2019 ‘Dubova-Mraconia I Mercea’, Dubova, Ro

2017  ‘European Bridges’, Eforie Sud, Ro

2016  ‘European Bridges’, Eforie Sud, Ro

2004  ‘Bronze Symposium’, Csongrad, Hungary

2004  ‘Plein Air’ Congrad, Hungary

2004  ‘Concrete Symposium’ Csongad, Hungary

2004  ‘Svetionik’ Begec, Serbia & Montenegru

1996   Macea Castles’ art Camp, Ro

1994   Art Camp, Sasca Română, Ro

1994   Art Camp, Sibiu Museum, Ro