FABINI, Wilhelm




Telephone:

0265.772.284
 

Address:

Strada Ilarie Chendi, nr. 41, Sighișoara, România
 




CRITICAL REVIEW

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BIOGRAPHY

(Brașov, 1936)

Academic studies:
1957 - 1963 - "Ion Andreescu" Institute of Fine Arts, with professors Virgil Fulicea and Romulus Ladea, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

since 1968 - Member of The Romanian Fine Arts Union
Active member of Democrat Forum of Germans in Romania
 


PROJECTS

Solo Exhibitions:
1968 - Art Galleries of The Romanian Fine Arts Union, Sibiu, Romania;
1971 - "Galateea" Gallery, Bucharest, Romania;
1976 - Art Galleries of The Romanian Fine Arts Union, Târgu-Mureș, Romania;
    
         - "Eminescu" Hall, Sighișoara, Romania;
        
         - Werkhof Bissendorf, Hanover, Germany;
1986 - Kunstverein Gallery, Siegen, Germany;
1991 - Eckartsbote Gallery, Vienna, Austria;
1994 - Democrat Forum of Germans in Romania Hall, Sighișoara, Romania.


Group Exhibitions*:
1965, 1966, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1983 - Republican Decorative Arts Exhibitions, Bucharest, Romania;
1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993 - County Fine Arts Exhibitions, Târgu-Mureș, Romania;
1965 - Romanian Decorative Arts Exhibition, Moscow (USSR) și Riga (Latvia);
1966 - Romanian Decorative Arts Exhibition, Prague, Czech Republic;
1967 - Romanian Decorative Arts Exhibition, Köln, Bochum, Frankfurt, Germany;
1969 - Romanian Decorative Arts Exhibition, Florence (Italy), Paris (France), Bruxelles (Belgium);
1971 - Romanian Decorative Arts Exhibition, Düsseldorf (Germany), Budapest (Hungary);
1972 - participates to two Republican Design Exhibitions, Bucuharest, Romania;
1975 - Romanian Decorative Arts Exhibition, Athens, Greece;
1983 - Intercounty Exhibition, Târgu-Mureș, Romania;
1996 - The Academy 70, Academy of Fine Arts Graduates Exhibition, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.


Symposiums (ceramics):
1971 - Medgidia, Romania;
1972, 1986 - Sighișoara, Romania;
1973 - Siklós, Hungary;
1974 - Cluj-Napoca, Romania;
1976 - Curtea de Argeș, Romania;
2003 - Kecskemét, Hungary.

International Ceramics Contests:
1965, 1970, 1973, 1976, 1977 - Faenza, Italy;
1970, 1978, 1982 - Vallauris, France;
1974 - Subotica, Yugoslavia;
1977 - Nagoya, Japan;
1978 - Erfurt, The German Democratic Republic.


Monumental Scuptures:
1969 - Tulcea, Romania;
1970 - Costinești, Romania;
1971 - Medgidia, Romania;
1981 - Sibiu, Romania;
1994 - Sighișoara, Mediaș, Romania;
1998, 2002, 2003, 2004 - Sighișoara, Romania;
2003 - Hermann Oberth (bust),  "Hermann Oberth and The Scientific Bases of the Cosmic Fly" Symposium, University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.


Prizes and Awards:
1970 - Grand diplome d'honneur, Vallauris, France (together with four other ceramists from Romania);
1976 - Gold Medal at the International Ceramics Contest, Faenza, Italy.


* Group Exhibitions: 1971, 1973, 1977, 1978 - Bucharest, Romania; 1971 - Mamaia, Romania; 1972, 1982,1984, 1986, 1988, 1993, 2000 - Sighișoara, Romania; 1973 - Târgu-Mureș, Romania.
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Barbosa, Octavian, Dicționarul artiștilor români contemporani (Dictionary of Romanian Contemporary Artists), Editura Meridiane (Meridiane Publishing House), București (Bucharest, Romania), 1976.

Cebuc, Al., Forea, Vasile, Lăptoiu, Negoiță, Enciclopedia artiștilor români contemporani (The Encyclopedia of Romanian Contemporary Artists), vol. IV, Editura ARC 2000 (ARC 2000 Publishing House), București (Bucharest, Romania), 2001.
Mureșan, Gheorghe (coord.), Repere ale artei plastice mureșene (References of Mures Art), Editura Ansid (Ansid Publishing House), Târgu-Mureș (Târgu-Mureș, Romania), 2006.