The artist pays tribute to the traditional culture in Transylvania. His works are, according to Ionel Jianu, ‘searches for the pure form, in the sense of the volume, the simplicity and the nobility of the stylization...expressing the Romanian identity of his art.’

Alexandra Rus



    (Câmpeni, Apuseni, 1946; since 1982 he lives in Geneva, Switzerland)

    Academic studies:
    1971 - „Nicolae Grigorescu” Institute of Fine Arts, with professor Ion-Lucian Murnu, Bucharest.

    1982 – scholarship at Êcole Supérieure d’Arts Visuels, Geneva, Switzerland.

    1971 - 1982 – professor at the High-school of Art, Craiova, Dolj;
    din 1985 – professor at Êcole Protestante Saint-Cergue-Nyon, Geneva, Elveția.


    Solo exhibitions:
    1973 - Museum Kalinderu, Bucharest;
    1974 – National Theatre, Craiova, Dolj;
    1979 – Museum of Art, Craiova, Dolj;
    1984 - Les Trois Mousquetaires, Chambésy Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland.

    Group exhibitions:
    1971 - 1982 – exhibits at the official exhibitions organized at Bucharest.

    2012 – International Symposium of sculpture Brâncușiana, Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Târgu-Jiu, Gorj.

    Monumental works:
    1982 – Reaction at the sonorous space, bronze,  Bourg Plaza, Versoix, Geneva, Switzerland;
    1983 – Flower of gratitude, wood, Institute of Social Action, Geneva, Switzerland;
    1991 - Avram Iancu, (upgrade of his composition from 1971 – Messengers of light), Cluj-Napoca.


    Fundația Culturală META, Un secol de sculptură românească. Dicționar A-D, Colecția SINTEZE, Editura META, București, 2001, pp. 59 - 60.
    Jianu, Ionel, Les Artists Roumains en Occident, American-Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Paris, 1986.