MIRELA IORDACHE

~ In A Nutshell ~

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  • Painting, collage, engraving

  • Neo-Expressionism, Photo-Realism and Abstract Expressionism.

  • M.A. graduated by UNArte – The National Art University Bucharest, 2014, class of professor Petru LUCACI, Ph.D.

  • Works selected for Strabag Artaward International Competition (2013), Triennale Européene de l’Estampe Contemporaine (2013) and International Painting Biennial Chișinău (2015).

  • “Soleil de L’Est” creation residencies in France, 2010 and 2011

  • 66 art exhibits in 13 years // 13 solo, 35 small group, 18 large group exhibitions


2012 – 2014 // UNArte – The National Art University Bucharest

M.A. – Creative Strategies in Painting

1998 – 2002 // Christian Orthodox Theology College, University of Bucharest

B.A. – Visual Arts, Cultural Patrimony and Restoration

2015 International Painting Biennial Chișinău

Selected works:

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2014 “pArte de Arte” Award, Fundația Culturală Criterion

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2013 Strabag Artaward International Competition

Selected works:

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2013 Triennale Européene de l’Estampe Contemporaine

Selected works:

2011 “Soleil de L’Est”

Le Barcarès, France

2010 “Soleil de L’Est”

Château de Trousse Barrière, Briare, France

2017 // 1

Solo Exhibitions
  1. Entropomorfe // painting // Carol Galleries, Bucharest
Small Group Exhibitions
Large Group Exhibitions

2016 // 4

Solo Exhibitions
  1. Mirela Iordache // painting // The Visual Arts Museum, Galați
Small Group Exhibitions
  1. Orașul A_CUM // painting // The Visual Arts Center, Bucharest
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. Art Safari – Bucharest Art Fair, 3rd Edition // painting // The Dacia-Romania Palace,Bucharest
  2. The Soleil de L’Est Retrospective // painting // ARCUB, Bucharest

2015 // 5

Solo Exhibitions
  1. Squanderers // painting // GO Art Projects, Bucharest
Small Group Exhibitions
  1. Căutări și Definiri // painting // The Romanian Peasant National Museum, Bucharest
  2. Reflexivity // painting // Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. “Soleil de L’Est” – 20 years anniversary // painting // The Romanian Cultural Institute, Bucharest
  2. International Painting Biennial Chișinău // Sala Brâncuși, The Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest

2014 // 5

Small Group Exhibitions
  1. [Inter]conectare umană Metha-lan, IInd Edition // installation art, video, performance // AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest
  2. Nine Interferences // painting // UCIN Galleries, Bucharest (M.A. and B.A UNArte graduates)
  3. TRANZITIV . 08 // painting // Make a Point Gallery, Bucharest (M.A. and B.A UNArte graduates)
  4. Art as Experience / Experience as Art – The Art of the Imaginary // collective performance art session // The National Conference for Estetics and the Philosophy of Art ”ION IANOŞI”, Bucureşti
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. UNArte – 150th anniversary // Sala Dalles, Bucharest

2013 // 10

Solo Exhibitions
  1. Axis // painting // Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest
Small Group Exhibitions
  1. EGO//4 // painting, sculpture, installation art // Orizont Gallery, Bucharest
  2. The Wall // painting, sculpture, installation art, video, photo  // Orizont Gallery, Bucharest
  3. Temporal Perceptions //  painting, sculpture, installation art, ceramics // Old Court Museum, Bucharest
  4. Toţi oamenii preşedintelui // painting, sculpture // Simeza Gallery,  Bucharest
  5. It’s all about women // painting // Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest
  6. Painting/Engraving/Collage // Frezia Gallery, Dej
  7. Painting Exhibition // Hotel Novotel, Bucharest
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. Contemporary Romanian Painting in France // The Romanian Cultural Institute, Bucharest
  2. Triennale Européene de l’Estampe Contemporaine // Rignac Cultural Centre, Rignac, France

2012 // 8

Small Group Exhibitions
  1. Singurătate în mulţime // painting, installation art // DanaArt Gallery, Odeon Theatre, Bucharest
  2. Greek Romanian Art Dialogue // painting, sculpture, engravings // Melenia Art Gallery, Bucharest
  3. Eco Art Exhibition // painting // The Ecologist Educational Centre, The Botanical Garden, Bucharest
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. Ce-ţi trece prin cap şi-ţi iese prin mână // Căminul Artei, Salonul Mic, Bucharest
  2. Salon de Peinture Contemporaine Roumaine // Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
  3. Far From Loneliness // Complexul Mărcuţa, Bucharest
  4. Culoarea vieţii // DanaArt Gallery, Bucharest
  5. Student Art Fair and Exhibition // The U.S. Embassy, Bucharest

2011 // 10

Solo Exhibitions
  1. Structuri // painting // Hotel Epoque, Bucharest
  2. Fragmente Anonime // engravings // Hotel Novotel, Bucharest
  3. O lume … // painting // Hotel Epoque, Bucharest
Small Group Exhibitions
  1. Far Too Much Purple // painting // Cărtureşti Bookstore, Bucharest
  2. Contemporary Romanian Painting // L’Hôtel de Ville, Le Barcarès, France
  3. Entre Orient et Occident // painting // Maison des Arts, Le Barcarès, France
  4. Complementarităţi de formă şi culoare // painting, engravings // Melenia Art Gallery, Bucharest
  5. 9 Identităţi // painting // Institut Français de Roumanie, Bucharest
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. Artistes Roumains // painting // Maurice Mathurin Gallery, Tours, France
  2. Artistes Contemporains Roumains // painting // Ofice Européen des Brevets, The Hague, Netherlands

2010 // 5

Solo Exhibitions
  1. Gesturi şi Semne // painting // Frezia Gallery, Dej
  2. Mirela Iordache // painting // Ro-Ge ART Gallery, Augsburg, Germany
Small Group Exhibitions
  1. Amorphos / Metamorphosis // painting // Institutul IRECSON, Bucharest
Large Group Exhibitions
  1. Bursa de îngeri şi demoni // THE ARK, Bucharest
  2. Pictori români în Franţa // Sala Brâncuși, The Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest

2004 ... 2009 // 18

Solo Exhibitions

[ 2009 ] Underground // painting // Sultana Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2006 ] O privire prin gaura cheii … către absolut // painting // Basil Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2005 ] Aici, acum, dincolo… confesiuni totemice // painting // Baku Art Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2004 ] Mirela Iordache // painting // Art Point Gallery, Bucharest

Small Group Exhibitions

[ 2009 ] Propuneri vizuale // painting, sculpture, tapestry, photography // Apollo Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2009 ] Puncte de vedere // painting // Art Point Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2009 ] Umbre pe asfalt // performance art, video // Watumi Festival & Fringe, Braşov

[ 2008 ] Pictură / Obiect // painting, installation art // D’Art Gallery, Aiud

[ 2008 ] Accent // painting // Apollo Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2008 ] 7-1 // painting // Artis Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2008 ] Altceva // painting, object // La Scena, Bucharest

[ 2007 ] Direcţii // painting // Apollo Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2007 ] Painting Exhibition // Basil Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2007 ] Miturile corpului // painting // Comedy Theatre, Bucharest

[ 2006 ] Anniversary Exhibition // painting, photography, ceramics, engravings // Basil Gallery, Bucharest

[ 2005 ] Painting Exhibition // Marteen’s Gallery, Bucharest

Large Group Exhibitions

[ 2008 ] Artă şi natură // Galeria Fundaţiei InterArt, Aiud

[ 2007 ] Târgul Internaţional de Arte Vizuale, Ediţia a VI-a // Romexpo, Bucharest