Date of birth: 09.02.1981
Place of birth: Oravita, Romania
Spoken languages: Fluent in spoken and written English,
basic in spoken and written German,beginner level in spoken French.

 

Education & Affiliation

since 2010 – Member of Clubul Ilustratorilor
2004
– Bachelor of Graphics, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of The West, Timişoara.
Coursework in Typography, Graphic Design and Artistic Drawing and Painting.
1999 – Graduation, Art High School of Timişoara

 

Awards

2014 – IBBY Republic of Moldova / International Book Fair for Children and Youth
Honorable Mention for illustration / Fabule, 2014 Cartea Copiilor Publishing house
2008 – Preditors & Editors Reader Poll for Best Magazine Cover Art –
September SFC 2008 issue (7th place)
2003 – Juventus Award, Timişoara, România

 

Activities (selection)

-solo art shows-

2007 – Wild Garden, Axa Art Gallery, Timisoara, Romania
2005 – The Postmodern World, paintings, Lillemor’s Frauenbuchladen Gallery, München, Germany
2004 – Paintings, Eine Welt Haus Gallery, München, Germany
2003 – Fragments, paintings, Die Rathaus Gallery, Landshut, Germany
2002 – Game – From Abstract to Figurative, Sparkasse Landshut, Germany

-group art shows & biennials-

2014 – Micul Dejun al Supereroilor, Balamuc, Timisoara, Romania
2014
– Noaptea Galeriilor la Casa Artelor, Galeria Subterana, Timisoara, Romania
2013
– Art for HAART! Palace of Nations of the UN Office of Geneva, Switzerland
2013
– Le immagini della fantasia at the Edinburgh College of Art
2013
– The New Pink is fa91a2, Noul Spatiu Expozitional al Primariei Timisoara
2012
– Storytelling Images / Clubul Ilustratorilor la Timisoara, Carturesti Mercy Timisoara, Romania
2012
– Storytelling Images / Clubul Ilustratorilor la TribunaCafe, Arad, Romania
2012
– Children’s Book Illustration, Carturesti Verona Bookshop, Bucharest, Romania
2011, 2012
– Le immagini della fantasia 29, Sarmede, Italy
2010 – Sando project, Bucharest, Romania
2010 – Noah’s Ark, Clubul Ilustratorilor, Bucharest, Romania
2009
– Axis, Resita, Romania
2008 – Red, Pink Violet, (Dana Catona, Coloji Livia, Gloria Vreme), Carturesti, Timisoara, Romania
2008 – Le imagini della fantasia, Sarmede, Italy
2008 – Axis – Forma Gallery, Deva, Romania
2008 – Axis – Art Museum, Arad, Romania
2004 – The Light – Banat Museum, Timisoara,Romania
2003, 2001 – Student’s Exhibitions at DeltaNational Gallery, Arad, Romania
2003 – Kriterion Gallery, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania
2003 – Zeitgeist, Student’s Festival, Timisoara, Romania
2003 – Searching for the Lost Childhood, Triade Gallery, Timisoara, Romania – Juventus Award
2002 – Books as Art Objects, Triade Gallery,Timisoara, Romania
2001 – Romanian Center for Humanistic Research,Venice, Italy
2001 – Metopa Gallery, Pitesti, Romania1999 – Imago Project, Timisoara, Romania
1998 – Staatliche Glasfachschule, Rheinbach,Germany
1997 – Agora Group, Pocket Gallery, Timisoara, Romania

-juried art exhibitions-

2011, 2013 – Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB) Slovakia
2004 – Printing Biennial, Evora, Portugal
2003 – International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia
2003 – International Small Engraving Salon, Florean Museum, Baia-Mare, Romania
2003 – Participation at the Experimental Engraving Salon, Art Museum, Timisoara, Romania

-curated exhibitions and events-

2014 – Iunie cu supereroi: Micul Dejun al Supereroilor, Atelier de Supereroi, Peisaj cu Supereroi, Balamuc, Timisoara, Romania (with Ana Kun & Razvan Cornici)
2014
– Ilustratie contemporana din Germania , Muzeul de Arta din Timisoara, Romania
2013
– Noul roz este fa91a2 , Timisoara, Romania

-art workshops & residencies-

2013 – Our Village, Banat Village Museum, Timisoara
2012, 2013 – Bata 5 & 6, Bata Village, Arad

-artworks in permanent public collections-

2006 – White Star – Supernova Factory, SLUB Dresda, Germany
2003 – In Love – Bitola Museum, Macedonia

-social involvement, public performances, workshops & teaching-

2014 – Classical Stories rethold by Janosch, Illustration workshop, Art Museum Timisoara -Teacher
2014
– ABC (Abecedar), Illustration workshop, Art Museum Timisoara – Teacher
2014
ManyFest 2014, 8th Edition, Illustration workshop – Teacher, Balamuc, Timisoara
2014
– AccesArt7, Timisoara, Romania / Atelier de Supereroi – public workshop and exhibition (with Ana Kun & Razvan Cornici)
2014 – Saptamana Artelor, Timisoara, Romania / Peisaj cu Supereroi – public workshop (with Ana Kun & Razvan Cornici)
2014 – Street Delivery, Timisoara, Romania – public workshop and exhibition (with Ana Kun & Razvan Cornici)
2014 – Plai Festival, Timisoara, Romania – public workshop and exhibition (with Ana Kun & Razvan Cornici)
2011 – 2012Drumul Cartii la Montessori Schule Timisoara – workshop & presentation
2011 – Behance Portfolio Reviews – Reviewer
2010 – 2014 Job Shadow Day – Teacher and host
2010 – 2014 – Inspired / Concurs de idei – Member of the jury
2010 – “Animaliter” International Illustration Workshop ,Bata, Romania – Teacher
2009 – Clouds Factory “Unu”, Timisoara, Romania – public workshop
2008 – Street Delivery, Timisoara, Romania – public workshop
2008 – Plai Festival, Timisoara, Romania – public presentation