EDUCATION

 

TEACHING

 

Awards &
Fellowships

 

Solo Exhibits

(selected)

 

Group Exhibits

(selected)

 

ARTIST TALKS

 

COMMISSION

 

ACTIVITIES & SERVICE

 

Master of Fine Arts Graduate Candidate, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT - 2017-Present

Montana Artrepreneur Program (MAP)
Art-centered business development program organized by Montana Art Council, Bozeman, MT - 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Painting, National University of Fine Arts "Nicolae Grigorescu," Bucharest, Romania - 1999-2003

Class of Preventive Conservation of Cultural Property,
Lifelong Learning and Cultural Management Training Center, Bucharest, Romania - 2004-2005

Degree in Fashion Design, School of Fine Arts "Nicolae Tonitza", Bucharest, Romania - 1994-1998


Instructor of Record, ARTZ105: Drawing Foundations, sections 05 & 06, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA, Spring Semester - 2019

Instructor of Record, ARTZ105: Drawing Foundations, sections 05 & 06, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, Fall Semester - 2018

Art Teacher, Longfellow Elementary School, Bozeman, MT - 2016-2018

Independent Instructor, "Family Tree Workshop" (own course design), Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture (Room 221), Bozeman, MT - 2015

Independent Instructor, "Old World Glass Painting" (own course design), workshop organized by Bozeman School District, Adult and Community Education, Bozeman, MT - 2015

Art Teacher, at Longfellow Elementary School, Bozeman, MT - 2014-2015

Independent Instructor, Painting workshop (own course design), Summer Lunch Program, Bozeman, MT - 2014

Independent Instructor, Toy painting workshop, First Friday, Las Vegas, NV - 2013

Independent Instructor, Felt decoration workshop (own course design), Street Delivery event, Bucharest, Romania - 2012

Independent Instructor, “Calendar of Your Ambitions” – felting and embroidery (own course design), Lente&Cafea , Bucharest, Romania - 2012

Art Instructor, Calea Victoriei Foundation (own course designs) : Painting and Creativity, Oil Painting, Jewelry and Fashion Accessory Design, Interior Design, Mosaic, Styles of Famous Painters, Around the World in Seven Days: Arts and Cultures of the World, Bucharest, Romania - 2008-2012

Independent Instructor, Workshops for children and adults (own course design), Street Delivery event, Athenee Palace Hilton, Sun Plaza, Bucharest Mall, Petrom, Orange, Zentiva, Accenture, Bucharest, Romania - 2008-2012

Independent Instructor, Reverse Painting on Glass Workshops (own course design), event organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute in Vienna, Bruck a.d. Leitha, Austria - 2011

Independent Instructor, “Symbols of Mexico” (own course designs), painting workshop organized for FM Logistic, Bucharest, Romania - 2011

Independent Instructor, Easter Eggs Decoration Workshops (own course design) organized for children from the "Robin Hood" orphanage and "Mia's Children" Foundation, Athenee Palace Hilton, Bucharest, Romania - 2011

Independent Instructor, Painting Workshop with children of Medias Town (own course design), Medias Festival, Medias, Romania - 2008

Independent Instructor, Reverse Painting on Glass Workshops (own course design), event organized by the Romanian Peasant Museum and Romanian Cultural Institute, Dakar, Senegal - 2006


Recipient of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation Fellowship offered through the School of Art, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA - 2017-2019

First Prize, Children's Book Illustration Contest, SCBWI Montana Chapter, Bozeman, MT, USA - 2014

Second Prize, ARTFEST, Fresh Ideas Festival, Bucharest, Romania - 2003

Special Diploma, Oslo, Norway - 1994

First Prize, International Competition for Figurative Art, Italy - 1991


2019 Tactile Time art installation, Exit Gallery, Bozeman, MT

2018 Work in Progress Show, Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery, Bozeman, MT

2017 Walkabout, Nicholson Gallery, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

2014 Traveler's Window, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT

2013 Stories Without Words, Emerson Center for the Arts&Culture, MT

2011 Im Garten der Flora (two person show), KulturRaum, Bruck ad Leitha, Austria

2008 Childlike Dialogues (two person show), Cărtureşti Library, Bucharest, Romania

Easter Traditions (two person show), Romanian Cultural Institute, Vienna, Austria

2003 Internal Dialogue, ArtTei Gallery, Bucharest, Romania


2019

47th Annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition (juried show) Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Bad Apples, Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery, Bozeman, MT

Regular Style, Annual Exhibition of MFA Artwork – online juried show by national and international graduate students, hosted by the University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2018

Here We Are, Robert and Gennie DeWeese Gallery, Bozeman, MT

Hand Plucked, 1+1=1 Gallery, Helena, MT

The Response to Space, Cheever Hall, MSU School of Architecture, Bozeman, MT

Twist, Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

2017

Art of the Auction (juried show), Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Fresh Meat, Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery, Montana State University,Bozeman, MT

Staffed, Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

2016

Out of the Box (juried show), Benefit Art Auction, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Fool's Paradise, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT

Radius Holiday Show (juried exhibition), Radius Gallery, Missoula, MT

Marmot Holiday Show, Marmot Art Space Gallery, Spokane, WA

Celebrate Montana Art, event organized by Montana Art Council, Helena, MT

2015

15th Anniversary, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT

Art Across Montana (juried show), WaterWorks Art Museum, Miles City, MT

Solstice, Wheatgrass Saloon, Livingston, MT

Ornament, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT

2013 Dr. Seuss, a Tribute, Blackbird Studios, Las Vegas, NV

2012 c @ rte"in the Arts in Bucharest event, National Library of Romania, Bucharest, Romania

2010 Le Café des Artistes, Ghika Palace, Bucharest, Romania

2009 Making a meadow would require a clover and one bee, Cărtureşti Library, Bucharest, Romania

2008 Roll Up Art, Façade of University of Architecture "Ion Mincu", Bucharest, Romania

2007 The 17th Sheep, Tel - Aviv, Israel

Dialogue on the Glass Road, Saint Louis, Senegal

2006 Dialogue on the Glass Road, Romanian Peasant Museum, Bucharest, Romania

Dialogue on the Glass Road, Dakar, Senegal

2003 National University of Arts BA thesis exhibition, TNB floor 3/4, Bucharest, Romania

2002 International Fair of Visual Arts, “Ion Luca Caragiale" National Theatre , Bucharest, Romania

2001 International Fair of Visual Arts, "Ion Luca Caragiale" National Theatre , Bucharest, Romania

1995 Icons on Glass, Radio House, Bucharest, Romania

1994 Family seen through the eyes of children, Oslo, Norway

1993 Group Exhibition, Cote d'Azur, France

Group Exhibition, Arges, Romania

1991 Group Exhibition, Roquebrune Cap - Martin, France


2019 Artist Lecture, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

2018 Lecture/Presentation, Headwaters Academy, Bozeman, MT

2017 Lecture/Presentation, Montana State University - College of Letters and Science, Bozeman MT

2016 Lecture/Presentation, Headwaters Academy, Bozeman, MT


2017 Commissioned Work for Montana State University, Food & Health Lab, Bozeman, MT

Works in Private Collections: Romania, France, Italy, England, Switzerland, Israel, Greece, Austria, Germany, China, U.S.


Co-organizer of Bozeman Open Studios Tour, City-wide event, Bozeman, MT - 2016-Present

Designer and Leader, Community Mural Painting, Bogert Farmer's Market, Bozeman, MT - 2014

Graphic Restorer, National Museum of Maps and Old Books, Bucharest, Romania - 2003-2005

Collaborative Interior Designer, Bucharest, Romania - 2000-2002

Illustrator, "Clopotel", Children’s Magazine, Bucharest, Romania - 1999-2000

Founder, Creator, & Organizer, Fashion show (own creation), Brazilian Embassy, Bucharest, Romania - 1997

Founder, Creator, & Organizer, Fashion show (own creation), "Ion Luca Caragiale" National Theater, Bucharest, Romania - 1996