1978  born in Bacau, RO
works and lives in Bacau, RO

Studies

2006 - 2008       M.A., National University of Art, Bucharest, RO 
1997 - 2002       B.A., Luceafarul Art Academy, Bucharest, RO
 

Exhibitions
Selected Solo Shows

2018   Catch and release, curator Adriana Oprea, The Art Museum Arad, RO
2016   Back to the Roots, New Gallery, Bacau, RO
2016   I’m fine only missing, curator Simona Nastac, Water Plant, Suceva, RO
2016   I’m fine only missing, Museum of Contemporary Art, George Apostu, Bacau, RO
2013   Tranzit, curator Cosmin Nasui, Aiurart, Bucharest, RO
2009   Understanding History, curator Cosmin Nasui, Carturesti, Bucharest, RO
2008   Gloria pictura, curator Cristi Nae, Frunzetti Gallery, Bacau, RO
2006   Insomnia 2, Museum of Contemporary Art George Apostu, Bacau, RO
2003   Insomnia, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2002   Trafic, Alfa Gallery, Bacau, RO

 

Selected Group Shows

2018   Galbenul intens si alte pete de culoare rezistente la sens, curator Mirela Ivanciu, Complexul Muzeal Bistrita Nasaud, Bistrita, RO
2017   From Infinite to indefinite, Space 43, Rivoli Building, Bruxelles, BE
2017   Ledge, Velea Gallery, Bacau, RO
2017   Interruption, LIBRARY, St Martin’s Lane, London, UK 
2017   Simpatie si semnificatie. Inaintea labirintului vertical si in spatele liniei rosii, curator Anca Mihulet, Biblioteca Nationala a Romaniei, Bucharest, RO
2016   Portraits, Espace Valles, Grenoble, FR
2016  Colonia21 , Galeria T.Pallady, Iasi, RO
2014   Imago Mundi- L'Arte dell'Umanità,Treviso, IT
2013   End of Empires, February 2013, Corke Gallery, Liverpool, UK
2012   Colouring the Grey-State of Body, curator Cosmin Nasui, Liverpool Biennial Independents 2012, UK
2012   The importance of beeing original, curator Niccolò Bonechi, Perlini Arte, Padova, IT
2012   Origin'Art, curator Cosmin Nasui, DoROthy's Gallery, Paris, FR
2012   Eclectic 1000, Fundatia LÖWENDAL, Bucharest, RO
2011   Colouring the Grey - State of Mind, curator Cosmin Nasui, The Artists’House, Tel Aviv, IL
2011   Colouring the Grey, Special Project of Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, curator Cosmin Nasui, Art Play Design Centre, RU
2011   I am Romanian, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer-Sheeva, IL
2011   Ich kenne drei Farben auf Erden, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, DE
2010   Why the black is not white, Actionfields Gallery, Bruxelles, BE
2009   Young Romanian Art # 7, ROmanian Institute for Culture and Humanistic Research, Venice, IT
2008   Colonia, Frunzetti Gallery, Bacau/ Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2008   Five daily views, Veroniky Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2007   New Identities in painting and sculpture in Romania after 1990 Dana Gallery, Iasi, RO
2006   36 young artists, MNAC, Bucharest, RO
2005   Colonia Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2004   Identities and Visual Codes: Images of Violence/Violence of Images Biennale of Young Artists, Bucharest, RO
2004   Young Colors, M.N.A.C., Bucharest, RO
2003   Docufiction, video-installation, I. Mincu University, curator Alina Serban, Bucharest, RO
2003   Beyond photography, painting, Galeria Noua, curator Aurora Kiraly, Bucharest, RO

 

E((O group exhibitions

2005                On Diffenrences # 1, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgardt, DE
2004                Irridescent E((O, performance, Assemblage Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2003                Docufiction video-pROject, curator Alina Serban, Bucharest, RO 
2003                PROgress, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest, RO 
2002                Cosmogonflabil, Galla Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2002                Despacheteaza-te, ap-art, Bucharest, RO
1999                Black light, Galla Gallery, Bucharest, RO

Awards

2013                Nominated for International Strabag Art Award
2008                U.A.P. Romania Award for special activity in the section "A35"
2002                Ministry of Culture Award at Moldavian Salons


Residencies

2018                Face to face, Cincsor, RO
2016                Destelheide, Dworp, BE
2008 – 2018    Colonia 21, Tescani, RO

 

Art Fairs

2016                 Art Safari, Bucharest, RO
2015                 Art Safari, Bucharest, RO
2013                 Art Copenhagen, DEN
2011                 Art VeROna, IT

 


Selected bibliography

Mirela Ivanciu  Galbenul intens si alte pete de culoare rezistente la sens, Nosa Nostra, Bistrita, 2018, pp 16 - 23 
Danielle Mauren Portraits, Grenoble, 2016
Anca Mihulet Colonia 21, Charmides, Bistrita, 2016
Silviu Padurariu  O radiografie in triptic - Dragos Burlacu,Bucharest, 2014    unrestbucharest.com
Luciano Benetton, Claudio Scorretti, Cosmin Nasui, Snapshot ROmania, Artists from Romania, Italy, Fabrica Store, 2013, pp 91 - 92
Niccolò Bonechi The Importance of Being Original, Italy Padova, Perlini Arte, 2012, pp 4-14
Cosmin Nasui Colorand griul, Bucharest,Vellant , pp 10- 39
Cosmin Nasui Colorand griul /Starea de spirit, Bucharest,Vellant, pp 28- 41
Adriana Oprea, Cosmin Nasui, Noul figurativ in pictura dupa 2000, Bucharest, Revista Arta, pp 90, 157, 192, 193
Haim Maor, Maayan Rubinvitz , Iris Tresman  I am a Romanian: The Bucharest - Tel Aviv Route, Israel, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 2010, pp 37 - 130
Maria Magdalena Crisan, Exercitiul privirii, 2010, Iasi Printco, p 18
Maria Magdalena Crisan, Cinci viziuni asupra cotidianului, Bucharest  Observatorul  Cultural, nr. 150
Adrian Guta, Noi Identitati in Pictura si Sculptura ROmaneasca dupa 1990, Iasi, Editura Performantica, 2007, pp 14, 15
Iris Dressler, On Difference#3/ Politics of Space, Stuttgart, Ed.: Iris Dressler, Hans D. Christ, 2006 pp 202,204,636
Alexandru Chira, Adriana Barna, Simpozion Na?ional de Pictur? Bistri?a 2001 - 2006, Bistrita , Editura Chermides, editor Gavril Tarmure, 2006, p 24
Simona Nastac, Dezirabil si contingent idealul, Ideal Decor nr.16, pp 34-36
Dan Popescu 32 ROmanian Painters, Bucharest,  H’art Gallery, 2005, pp 202-205
 

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