Born on the 23rd of March 1972 in Timisoara, Romania. Studied at the Johannesburg Art, Ballet, Drama and Music School in South Africa until 1989. Upon returning to Romania she studied sculpture at the Western University Timişoara from which obtained a Ph.D. in fine arts Summa cum Laude. Member of the Romanian Union of Fine Arts since 1999. 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. Recipient of Excellence in Fine Arts awards in 2005, 2009, 2015, and 2017 among other distinctions.

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2023   ‘Opus 25’. Pod Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

2022   ‘Coda’, Helios Gallery, Timişoara, Ro

2022   ‘Bible in Bronze’, Culture House Jimbolia, Ro

2022   ‘The 72 Names’, Munteanu Center, Timișoara, Ro

2020   ‘From letter to Word’, Saskial Art Promotions art space, Timișoara, Ro

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

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

2016   ‘Becoming’ Pygmalion Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

2016   ‘Embodiment’ Banatul Philharmonic, Timișoara, Ro

2013   ‘Confession II’ Helios Gallery, Timișoara Ro

2011   ‘Confession’ Helios Gallery, Timișoara Ro

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

2007   ‘Codex’ CJT, Opera House Timisoara, Ro

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

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

2004   ‘Persona’ Helios Gallery Timișoara, Ro

2002   ‘Secret’, Helios Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

2001   ’Temple’, Helios Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

1998   ‘Initiation’, Art Gallery, Timișoara, Ro


Monumental Work/ Public Art:

2023   Bust of poet Mihai Eminescu, Caransebeș Episcopal Palace, Ro

2021   ‘Commemoration list’, Descent of The Holy Spirit Church, Timișoara, Ro

2019   Bust of Prof. Dr. Francisc Schneider, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timișoara, Ro

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

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

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

2013   ‘Meeting yourself’, private collection, Timișoara, Ro

2013    Bust of Dean Ioan Anton’ Timișoara Polytechnical Institute, Ro

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

2009    Bust of Prince Eugene of Savoy, Scudier Park, Timișoara, Ro

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

2004   ‘5’ Muvezstelep Congrad, Hungary

1998   ‘Golgotha’, Triade Collection, Timişoara, Ro


Group exhibitions (selection):

Heidelberg, Buttenheim, Giechburg, Kiel, Frankfurt, Nurnberg, Bamberg, Parsberg, Neumarkt, Rattelsdorf/Germany; Barcelona/Spain; New York/ USA; Zurich, Bern/ Switzerland; Johannesburg /South Africa;  Sondrio, Rome /Italy; Timișoara, Arad, Reșița, București, Piatra Neamț, Cluj, Slobozia, Constanța, Bacău, Brașov / România; Szeged, Gyula, Budapesta, Csongrad / Hungary;  Begec, Novi-Sad / Serbia and Montenegro;  Bruxelles / Belgium; Utrecht / The Netherlands; Rueille Mailmaison / France.


Publications and Illustrations:

2023 “From letter to The Word – Hebrew inscriptions in European art with a Christian theme”, Western University Publishing, ISBN:978-973-125-993-2

2023 „Fides quae per caritatem operatur – Biblical studies”, editors fr. I.Mihoc și fr. I.Stancovici,  „Hebrew Inscription in Christian-Themed European Art”, Iaşi: Doxologia, 2023, p.172, ISBN 978-630-301-071-7

2023 “Miracle of the Moment”, Eurostampa Publishing Timişoara  editor/coordinator,   ISBN 978-606-32-1321-2

2022 „Linda-Saskia Menczel-in her own words”, Timișoara: Mirton Press, ARTE collection, ISBN:978-973-52-2046-4

2022 „Sheroes”, Timișoara: Mirton Press, ARTE collection, coordinator, ISBN: 978-973-52-2031-0

2021 “Fear of beauty”, In Notebooks of Art and Design, Vol.9, no.9, 2021, p.186, ISSN 2393 – 042X, ISSN-L 2393 – 042X

2021 “Hebrew inscriptions in European Christian themed art”, The 2nd International Symposium on Biblical Exegesis, Timișoara, Romania

2021 “Pseudo inscriptions and mystical meaning. Embroidery on vestments în European Paintings of the XV-XVII centuries”, Orizzonti culturali italo-romeni, nr. 7-8, July-August 2021, year XI ISSN 2240-9645

2020 ‘Hebrew inscriptions in European art of the XV-XVIII centuries – a sign of erudition’ Notebooks of Art and Design, Vol.8, nr.8 (2020), pp: 58-63. ISSN: 2393-042X

2019 ‘Linda Saskia Menczel – Musica Universalis’, Datagroup Publishing

2019  ‘Musica universalis’ – Timişoara : Artpress, 2019, ISBN 978-973-108-886-0

2019 ‘Philolog’, Art Press publishing, editor/coordinator, ISBN: 972-973-108-932-4

2018 ‘Photolog’, Art Press publishing, editor/coordinator, ISBN: 978-973-108-799-3

2020  ‘Capitel Magazine‘ Mexic, nr.23, pp.71-72, ilustrator

2020 ‘Infinity Column’ culture magazine, year XXIII, nr.113, 2020/and year XXIV, nr.124/2023, illustrator

2016  ‘Orizont” Magazine, no.6 –  illustrator

2014-2015 Illustrator for Agnos and Christiana Publishing Houses


Cultural events:

2023   “Opus 25 Concert” – POD Gallery, Timisoara

2023   “Sculpture re-imagined” – workshop/ Serena Concert, POD Gallery, Timișoara

2023  „From the letter to The Word” – Dr. Linda Saskia Menczel,  Western University Press, 2023, book launch, Central University Library „Eugen Todoran”, Timișoara

2023  „Inscriptions Revealed” – artist talk, POD Gallery, Timișoara

2023  „Linda-Saskia Menczel – in my own words”, Mirton Press, 2023, Book launch, POD Gallery, Timișoara

2023   „Liturgical Soundscapes” Trio Cosmin Rafael Balean, POD Gallery, Timișoara

2023   „The Miracle of the Moment”, Eurostampa Press 2023, book launch, Center for Culture and Art Timișoara

2023   „Hommage” Concert: Alexandra Guțu/ Mihaela Ișpan/ Adriana Dogariu/ Rareș Păltineanu,  POD Gallery, Timișoara

2023   “Coda-Echoes from Ararat” Concert by trio Cosmin Rafael Bălean within the Analog Mania International Festival, Timișoara, Ro

2022   “CT-Project – Coda”, Concert  by Cari Tibor and Szabo Attila, Helios Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

2022   “Sheroes” art show and literary evening, Helios Gallery, Timișoara, Ro

2019   “Music for the Theatre – sculpted sound”, recital, Art Museum Timișoara, Ro

2019   “Musica Universalis – sculpted sound” recital, Art Museum Timișoara, Ro

2019   “The white piano” photographic exhibition, Art Museum Timișoara, Ro

2019   “Musica Universalis seen through the photo lens”, Art Museum Timișoara, Ro

2016   “The other” Pygmalion Gallery, Museum Night, Timisoara, Ro

2004   “Mathusalem” Muvesztelep, Csongrad, Hungary

2003   “The Passion” Yes Group, Tmisoara, Ro