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    BIOGRAPHY

    (Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Suceava, 1951)

    Academic studies:
    1978 - 1981 - „Ion Andreescu” Institute of Fine Arts, with Arthur Vetro, Cluj-Napoca;
    1996, 1998 – grant of the Cultural Institute in Turku, Finland.

    since 1990 – Member of the Sculptors Union in Finland and of the Artists Society in Turku
    Member of the Plastic Artists Union in Romania
     


    PROJECTS

    Solo exhibitions:
    1979 – County Museum of Art, Miercurea-Ciuc, Harghita;
    1982 – Art Gallery, Miercurea-Ciuc, Harghita;
             - Art Gallery, Băile Tușnad, Harghita;
    1983 - „Petöfi Sándor” House, Bucharest;
    1984 – Very Small Theatre, Bucharest;
             - Orizont Gallery, Workshop 35, Bucharest;
    1988 – Galateea Gallery, Bucharest;
    1990 – Runosmäki Library, Hotel Ikituuri, Turku, Finland;
             - Hotel Ikituuri, Turku, Finland;
    1991 – Hungarian Cultural Institute, Helsinki, Finland;
             - Tampere, Tamperetalo, Finland;
             - Joella Gallery, Turku, Finland;
             - Raisio Library;
             - Ullakko Gallery, Tuupovaara, Finland;
    1993 - Gallery 1, Turku, Finland;
             - Cultural Centre, Turku, Finland;
    1994 - Gallery 1, Turku, Finland;
             - Art’ure Gallery, La Roche Guyon, France;
             - Tuffier Gallery, Les Andelys, France;
             - Rollin Gallery, Rouen, France;
             - Le Fleuron, Honfleur, France;
    1995 - Joella Gallery, Turku, Finland;
             - Artman Gallery, Turku, Finland;
             - Museum Vasarely, Budapest, Hungary;
    1997 – Vehmaa Library, Finland;
             - Just Gallery, Turku, Finland;
    2000 - Joella Gallery, Turku, Finland.

    Group exhibitions:
    1980 – Exhibition of young artists, Miercurea-Ciuc, Harghita;
             - Summer exhibition, Covasna;
             - Mobile exhibition, Odorheiu-Secuiesc, Harghita;
    1981, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996 - Biennales Dante Alighieri, Ravenna, Italy;
    1983  - Interregional, Târgu-Mureș;
    1984 - Annual of sculpture, Orizont Gallery, Bucharest;
             - Exhibition of painting and sculpture, Bucharest and Miercurea-Ciuc, Harghita;
    1986 - Biennale of painting and sculpture, Dalles Hall, Bucharest;
             - Comparaison, L'art actuelle, Grand Palais, Paris, France;
    1987 – Drawings by sculptors, Orizont Gallery, Bucharest;
    1988 – County exhibition of painting and sculpture, Museum of art, Bucharest;
    1990 - Hotel Ikituuri, Turku, Finland;
             - Annual exhibition of sculpture, Bucharest;
    1991 – Prize of Romanian sculptors, Biennale Dante Alghieri, Ravenna, Italy;
    1993 – Memory of the bodies, UNESCO, Paris, France;
    1994 - Salon d’automne, Espace Franklin, Elbeuf, France;
    1996 - Exhibition Six Finnish artists, F.M.C. Gallery, Budapest, Hungary;
    1997 - Eu-Man, Kämpä Gallery,Turku, Finland;
    1998, 1999 – Annual exhibition from Turku;
    1998 – Annual autumn exhibition, Venice, Italy;
    1999 - Museum Naantali, Jöötti Ry. 10 years jubilee;
    2004 – Joella Gallery, Turku, Finland;
             - Poriginal Gallery, Jöötti Ry. Pori;
    2005 - Vaprikki, Jöötti Ry. Tampere;
             - Arken, Åbo Akademi, Jöötti Ry. Turku;
    2010 – Berner Gallery, Turku, Finland;
             - Anniversary exhibition Jöötti at 20 years, Turku, Finland.

    Symposia:
    1985 - Brăila (stone);
    1986 - Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Suceava (stone);
             - Szeged, Hungary (drawing);
    1987 - Sălişte, Sibiu (wood);
    1998 - Constanţa (ceramics).

    Museums:
      -  Museum Aaltonen, Wäinö, Finland;
      - Tower of the Cultural Centre, Turku, Finland;
      - Jouko Collection Arojoki.

    Distinctions:
    1988 – Gold Medal at the 8th Biennale Dante Alighieri, Ravenna, Italy;
    1997 – Prize by the University of Turku;
    1998 - merit certificate at the first Annual Autumn Exhibition, Correr Palace, Venice, Italy.


    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Vlasiu, Ioana (coord.), Dicționarul sculptorilor din România. Secolele XIX-XX, vol. I, lit. A-G, Editura Academiei Române, București, 2011, pp. 172 - 173.

    Șerban, Dumitru, Simpozionul de sculptură fenomen al artei contemporane, Editura Universității de Vest, Timișoara, 2009.

    V. Mocanu, în: „România literară”, 26.04.1984;
    C. Antim, în: „Luceafărul”, 28.04.1984;
    T. Octavian, în: „Flacăra”, 04.03.1988;
    Th. Redlow, în: „Arta”, nr. 4, 1988;
    H. Hanhinen, în: „Turun Sanomat”, 27.07.2010.

    Surse web:
    http://www.elisanet.fi/bela.czitrom/cv.htm