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OTILIA MĂNDESCU CANAVRA

Visual Artist

EDUCATION

National College of the Arts ”Regina Maria”, Constanța

National University of Arts Bucharest, major in Graphic Arts, MA in Visual Arts

AFFILIATIONS

Romanian Union of Visual Artists – member

PERSONAL EXIBITIONS

2015    ISART Cultural Centre, Bucharest

2015    “Alexandru Ciucurencu” Room, Constanța Art Museum

2006     Museion Room, Constanța Art Museum

2004     Art Jazz Club, Bucharest

2004     Galateea Gallery, Bucharest

2003     Constanța Art Museum

2000     Sète, France

1999     Pelican Hotel, Mamaia / Constanța

GROUP EXIBITIONS

2019     ”Line and Form” – Hungarian Institute of Bucharest

2018     ”Niculene” – Nadina Pascariu Gallery

2018     ”Next” Winter Fair – Metropolis Center Bucharest

2018     Open art workshop days –  Bucharest – Event organized by Contemporanii

2018     Elite Prof Art Gallery, Crowne Plaza Bucharest

2018     Painting exhibition: National Day of Aromanians – Museum of National History Archeology, Constanța

2018     Small Visual Arts National Fair – Brăila, 19th edition

2017      ”Joy” Summer Fair – Metropolis Center Bucharest

2017      Open art workshop days –  Bucharest – Event organized by Contemporanii

2016      Contemporary Romanian Graphic Arts – Visual Arts Centre / Art Hearth Bucharest

2016      “Ex libris – Constantin Brâncuși’”

2016      Art Safari – Bucharest Art Pavilion

2014      “About Woman” Summer Fair – Metropolis Center Bucharest

2014      “Brief” – Odeon Gallery of Contemporary Art, Bucharest

2014       Photography exhibition “Old City” – Odeon Gallery of Contemporary Art

2012       B’estfest, 6th edition

2012       “Rencontre” – Constanța Art Museum

2012       “Rubik Cube” – Odeon Gallery of Contemporary Art, Bucharest

2012       Elite Prof Art Gallery, Bucharest

2012       “Colour of life” charitable event – Odeon Gallery of Contemporary Art, Bucharest

2012       Romanian Graphic Arts 2011 – Iași

2012       Romanian Graphic Arts 2011 – Art Hearth Bucharest

2012       Photography exhibition – Odeon Gallery of Contemporary Art, Bucharest

2010       Winter Fair – Sutu Museum, Bucharest

2008       Bucharest Municipal Museum, Marcel Chirnoagă Cultural Asociation

2007       Iosif Iser International Contemporary Print Biennial, 7th edition

2006       Master’s degree graduation – ¾ Floor Gallery, Bucharest National Theatre

2006       5th Egyptian International Print Triennale – Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt

2003       4th Egyptian International Print Triennale – Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt

2000       “Atelier 35” – Constanța Art Museum

1999       Constanța Puppet Theatre

1998       TIBCO Bucharest

1998       Hotel President, Romanian Business Centre “Black Sea”, Mangalia

1998       “Black Sea” Art Galleries, Constanța

1997       Constanța Art Museum

AWARDS AND HONOURS

2004       3rd prize – National Print Contest, Tulcea

2000       2nd prize – National Olympiad of Visual Arts and Art History, Bistrița

1999       Special prize – Creation residency, Poiana Sărată / Bacău

1999       1st prize – National Olympiad of Visual Arts and Art History, Craiova

1998       Laureate at the International Contest of Visual Arts “Le Geste En Liberté”, Centre pour l’UNESCO Louis François, Paris

1997       2nd prize – National Painting Contest “Alexandru Ciucurencu”, Tulcea, 8th edition

CREATIVE RESIDENCES

1998 – 2002      Creative residence, Techirghiol / Constanța

1997, 1999        International creative residence, Poiana Sărată / Bacău

1999                   Painting residence, Ostrov / Dobrogea