Resume

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Born on the 23rd of March 1972 in Timişoara, Romania.

Studied at the Johannesburg Art School in South Africa until 1989. Upon returning to Romania she studied sculpture at the West University Timişoara from which she graduated in 1998.

Member of the Romanian Union of Fine Arts since 2000.

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.

Timișoara City Hall Excellence achievement award 2005 and 2015.

Group exhibition

2016 / European Bridges/ Constanta Art Museum, Constanta, 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
2014/ The County Salon’, Baroque Museum Timisoara, Ro
2014 / ‘Tree of life’, Romanian Parliament, Ro
2014/ ‘Revolution/Liberty’, Opera House Timisoara, Bucharest, Ro, Hungary
2013 / ‘Sculptura’, Rueil Malmaison, France
2013 / ‘Identities’, Helios Gallery Timisoara, Ro
2013/ ‘Collections’, Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro
2013/ The County Salon’, Baroque Museum Timisoara, Ro
2012 / ‘The County Salon’, Baroque Museum Timisoara, Ro
2010 / ‘El Camino Sacral’, Iasi, Ro
2010 / ’The County Salon’, Baroque Museum Timisoara, Ro
2009 / ‘De Magister’ Timisoara, Ro
2009 / ‘The celestial Bodies’, CJT Timisoara, Ro
2009 / ‘The Absurd in Visual Arts’, Romania, Hungary
2008 / County Art Salon, Art Museum of Timisoara, Ro
2007 / ‘Maternity’ art museum, Timisoara, Ro
2007 / ’50 forms’ Budapest, Hungary
2006 / ‘Eastern Neighbours’ Utrecht, Holland
2006 / ‘The Stage’, Opera House, Timisoara,Ro
2005 / UE Parlament, Bruxelles, Belgium
2005 / ‘World Of Form’ Budapest, Hungary
2005 / ‘Small Sculpture Salon’ Bucharest, Ro
2005 / ‘Contemporary Romanian Sculptors’, Bucharest, Ro
2005 / County Salon, Huniade Museum, Timisoara, Ro
2004 / ‘Regards et Touchers de Femme’, Bern, Switzerlad
2004 / ‘Expozodiac’ Timişoara, Ro
2004 / County Salon, Art Museum, Timisoara, Ro
2004 / ‘Regards et Touchers de Femme’ Berne, Switzerland
2004 / ‘Svetionik’, Begec/Novi Sad, Serbia&Montenegro
2004 / ‘20/20’ Zambek, Hungary
2004 / ‘Plein Air’, Szeged/ Csongrad, Hungary
2003 / County Salon, Timişoara, Ro
2002 / HBV Bank, Timişoara, Ro
2002 / County Art Salon, Timişoara, Ro
2002 / ‘8th of March’, Timişoara, Ro
2002 / HBV Bank, Timişoara, Ro
2002 / Small Sculpture Biennale, Arad, Ro
2002 / ‘County Salon’, Timişoara, România
2002 / Helios Gallery, Timişoara, Ro
2001 / ‘The Ambient’, Sondrio, Italy
2001 / ‘Verdi’, Rome, Italy
2001 / HBV Bank, Timişoara, Ro
2001 / ‘The Brancusi Paradigm’, Timişoara, Ro
2001 / ‘County Salon’’, Timişoara, Ro
2001 / ‘Mosaic’ Helios Gallery, Timişoara, Ro
2000 / County Art Salon, Timişoara , Ro
2000 / Small Sculpture Biennale, Arad, Ro
2000 / ‘Sincretic Vizual 1’,Timişoara, Ro
2000 / ‘Bronze’, Timişoara, Ro
1999 / ‘The Eclipse ’99’, Arad, Ro
1998 / ‘Small Sculpture Biennale’, Arad, Ro
1998 / ‘Armedica Salon’, Arad, Ro
1998 / ‘National Art Salon’, Reşiţa, Ro
1996 / Helios Gallery, Timişoara , Ro
1994-1998 / West University Timişoara, 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 /

Solo exhibitions in art galleries

2016 / Becoming, Pygmalion Gallery, Basement Gallery, Timisoara, Ro

2013 / ‘Confession II’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro
2011 / ‘Confession’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro/
2010 / ‘Shemot’ Tiffin University, Timisoara, Ro/
2009 / ‘Shemot’ Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Ro/
2006 / ‘Exodus 14.19-21’ , Helios Gallery Timisoara, Ro/
2006 / ‘Secrets and Secret Places’, Artis Gallery Bucharest, Ro/
2004 / ‘Persona’ Helios Gallery Timişoara, Ro
2002 / ‘Secret’, Helios Gallery, Timişoara, Ro /
2001 / ‘Temple’, Helios Gallery, Timişoara, Ro /
1998 / ‘Initiation’, Art Gallery, Timişoara, Ro /

Solo exbitions in public venues

2016/ Embodiment, Banatul Philharmonic, Timisoara Ro
2008, 2009 / Iulius Mall, Timisoara, Ro
2007 / ‘Codex’’CJT and Timisoara Opera House, Ro/
2005 / Tiriac Bank, Timisoara, Ro/
2005,2006 / Expozodiac, Expovest, Ro/
2003 / Hypocrate Center, Timişoara, Ro /
2000 / Politechnique Center, Timişoara, Ro /

Scolarship

1994 / Restoring Baroque Sculpture, Vienna, Austria /

Collaborations and book illustrations

2016 / Orizont Magazine, illustrator

2015 / Christiana Publishing, illustrator
2014 / Agnos Publishing, illustrator
2014 / Camarilla Culturala, lecturer/
2008 / Camarilla Culturala, lecturer/
2005 / Littera Online Magazine – illustrator/
2002 /‘Save the Children’ foundation, art sponsor /
2000 / Academic Cultural Foundation Timişoara: ‘Angels and Revelations’ /
2000 / Academic Cultural Foundation Timisoara: ‘Swinging Jazz’/
2000 / ‘Orizonturi Universitare’ foundation, art sponsor /

Monumental Work

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 /

Action Sculpture

2016 / ‘The Other’, Chestnust Court, Museum Night, Timisoara, Ro

2004 / ‘Mathusalem’ Muvesztelep Csongrad, Hungary/
2003 / ‘The Passion’ Yes Group Headquaters, Timişoara, Ro /