FEBRUARY 2018 – GABRIELA CRISTU

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FEBRUARY 2018 – GABRIELA CRISTU

  • Main field is tapestry.
  • She also works the painting in oil on canvas and the drawing .
  • Lives and works in Bucharest, Romania,

Education

  • 1969 – “ N.Tonitza ” Fine Arts College, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 1973 – MFA of  “ N.Grigorescu ” Fine Arts Academy, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 1973 – 1974 – Specialized as part of the Academy of Fine Arts, Bucharest, Romania.

Membership

  • 1980 – UAP –Union of Romanian Artists.
  • 1991 – ARELIS – French Association of Tapestry,Paris, France and is part of the Association of Plastics Artists from France.
  • 1992 – Admissed as a member of the “ Salon d’Automne ”, Paris.
  • 2004 –  ETF – European Tapestry Forum, Denmark.
  • 2015 – ATA – American Tapestry Alliance, USA.
  • 1977 up to now, she has been taking part in several national exhibitions in Romania.

Awards

  • 1995 – Award for the Drawing, Salonul de Arta, Tg-Jiu, Romania.
  • 1993 – Award for the Tapestry, Salonul National de Arta, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 2014 – Award  for the Tapestry,  Decorative Arts Biennial, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 2015 – Recognition of the Latvian National Museum of Art, 5th International Textile and Fiber Art Triennial exhibition ” Diversity & Unity “, Riga, Latvia.  

One-man exhibitions

  • 1978 – ” Hanul cu tei ” Gallery,Bucharest, Romania.
  • 1980 – ” Eforie Gallery “, Bucharest.
  • 1985 – ” Simeza Gallery “, Bucharest.
  • 1990 – Museum of Arts,Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
  • 1998 – Fondation Artexpo, 3/4 Gallery, The National Theatre, Bucharest.
  • 2002 – The Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania.

Group & International Exhibitions

1991,1993,1996,2000

  • With ARELIS, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.

1992

  • The Drawing Triennial, Wroclaw, Poland.
  • Salon d’Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
  • The First Biennial of Tapestry,Beauvais, France.

1993

  • ARELIS,The Castle of Pyguilhem, Dordogne, France.
  • The Second Triennial of Tapestry  “ L’Autre Europe ”, Tournai, Belgium.

1994

  • “ De Pièrre en fil ”, Namur, Belgium.

1996

  • ” Salon d’Automne “, L’Espace Eiffel-Branly, Paris.

1998

  •  The First Biennial of Tapestry-Arelis Fiber Artist with Sculptors at Chapel Gallery from Boston, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.

1999

  • Arelis & Boston Sculptors at Chapel Gallery, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery,Boston, USA.
  • “ Realitatea Romaneasca ”, the Romanian Cultural Center, Berlin,Germany.

2002

  • Romanian Tapestry, Romanian Cultural Center, Venice, Italy.
  • The 5th International Tapestry Festival, Beauvais, France.

2003

  • The 4th International Tapestry Triennial, Bucharest, Romania.

2005

  • “ Karpit 2- Metamorphosis ”- the International Tapestry Festival,
  • Museum of Art Budapest- Szepmuveszeti Muzeum, Budapest, Hungary.
  • “ Artapestry ”- the First European Tapestry Triennial at Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark.

2006

  •  “ Artapestry ”- Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld, Germany

2006-2007

  • ” Artapestry ” – Jean Lurçat Museum, Angers, France.
  • Romanian Tapestry group exhibition, Madrid, La Mancha, Toledo -Spain.

2008

  • Tapestry Exhibition, Fine Art Museum, Galatzi, Romania.
  • Florean Museum, Deva, Romania.
  • ATB 7- American Tapestry Biennial Seven in USA: to the University of Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery in Tampa, Florida, and at Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft Louisville,KY, USA.

2008-2009

  • ARTAPESTRY 2 at NordjyllandsKunstmuseum Aalborg, Denmark and at Kunstindustrimuseum in Bergen,Norway.

2010

  • ARTAPESTRY 2 at  Musée Jean Lurçat et de la Tapisserie Contemporaine, Angers, France and to Konsthallen Art Museum Lulea, Sweden.

2011

  • ” Web of Europe ” exhibition from  20 May to 14 August,  Royal Museums of Art and History-Brussels, Belgium, Contemporary paraphrases of an eighteenth – century Brussels tapestry.
    • A creative process based on known European tapestry  artists, this project was launched by the Budapest-based  Ildikó Dobrányi Foundation in conjunction with the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Brussels. A number of  27 artists were invited to participate for this initiative.
  • ” Web of Europe ” to Budapest; exhibition from 13 October to 27 November at the Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest.                 www.webofeurope.eu

2012

  • “ Arte in Bucuresti “ annual exhibition of painting. Centrul Artelor Vizuale, Bucharest, Romania.

2013

  •  “ Salonul Artelor Decorative “ romanian exhibition, at the Cotroceni Museum, Bucharest.

2014

  • ” Salonul Artelor Decorative ” to the Museum of Art Chisinau, in the Republic of Moldova.
  • ” Salonul Artelor Textile “, romanian group exhibition, the Orizont Gallery, Bucharest.
  • ” NordArt 2014 ” International Art Exhibition, Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Germany    www.nordart.de
  • City Gallery, Suceava, Romania : ” Clasic si Modern – tehnici ale tapiseriei parietale ” Exhibition of the Contemporary Romanian Tapestry.
  • Decorativ-Art, Decorativ Arts Biennial Exhibition, the II edition, tapestry.  Bucharest, Romania.
  • FROM LAUSANNE TO BEIJING INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL  EXHIBITION & SYMPOSIUM, Nantong – Wuzhen, CHINA.

2015

  • The 5th Riga International Textile and Fiber Art Triennial to the theme ” DIVERSITY &UNITY “, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia.

2016

  • ” Desenul dupā Brâncusi “ National Exhibition, Tg. Jiu, Romania.
  • SALOANELE MOLDOVEI, Contemporary Art Museum George Apostu – XXIV edition, Bacāu, Romania.
  • International Biennial of Miniature Art – Faculty of Arts and Design Timisoara, Romania.
  • ATB11 (American Tapestry Biennial 11) at South Bend Museum of Art and at the Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas, SUA.
  • DECORATIV ART- Romanian Art Biennial at the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest Romania.

2017

  • Winter Salon XV, Orizont Gallery, Bucharest, Romania.
  • ATB11 – at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, California, USA.
  • Gabriela Cristu SgarburāGheorghe Zārnescu -Tapestry & Sculpture Exhibition at the Museum of Art Piatra Neamt, Romania – April 21st – 1st Juin 2017.
  • “ The Best of “ decorativ art, romanian group exhibition, Orizont Gallery, Bucharest, Romania.

 

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