D A N I E L     R Ă G U Ş I T U

Born: July 9th 1967, Ramnicu Valcea, Romania

EDUCATION: 1991 - 1997   The National Academy of Arts  - Bucharest, specializes – painting, proffesor: Vasile Grigore; 1983 - 1987   High school of Plastic Arts  “Nicolae Tonitza”. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP: 1997 - up to present: Member of the U.A.P (Artists Association).

 

 WORK EXPERIENCE: 2001 - Collaborator to the restoration of the Mirauti monastery’s stained-glass windows (Moldavia); 1996 -   Collaborator to the restoration of the Frasinei monastery’s painting (Ramnicu Valcea); 1993 - 1994  Linea Zeta, designer; 1990 - 1991  The Comedy Theatre, stage designer painter; 1989 - 1990  I.C.R.A.L. Vitan – Bucharest, stained glass painter.

 

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS: 2009 – “Caravane de la créativité romaine”, France; 2006  – Espace Amalgama Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium; 2004 – Paris, France; 2002 - Young Romanian Artists, The Venice, Italy; 2001 - Engraving and Drawing Exhibition, Amacla Gallery Toulouse, France; 1991 - The International Triennials of Engraving, Poland.

 

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS: 2012 - "Himmel. Semne pe cer", Galeria Caminul Artei, Bucuresti; 2009 – Novotel Hotel, Bucharest; 2007 – Hilton Hotels – Gold Art Gallery, Bucharest; 2007  – “Chimeras”, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest;  2005 – Etalon Gallery, Ramnicu Vilcea; 2005 - Simeza Gallery, Bucharest; 2004 - HVB Bank, Bucharest; 2003/2002 -  GalAteCa, The Centre University Library, Bucharest; 2001 – “Metamorphosis”, Cervantes Cultural Centre, Bucharest; 2000 - The House of Latin America, Bucharest; 1998 - The Museum of Romanian Literature, Bucharest.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2010 – retrospectiva “Caravane de la créativité romaine”, Institutul Cultural Roman - Bucharest; 2010 – Le cafe des arts”, Ghika Palace, Bucharest;  2005 – GalAteCa Gallery; 2005 – Apollo Gallery; 2005 – “The red thread”, Orizont Gallery; 2004 - “Young artists”, Assemblage Gallery, Grand Marriott Hotel, Bucharest 2003 - Ion Jalea Art Museum, Constance;  2003 - Shop Art, World Trade Centre; 2003 - Art Project - first edition “d. Fleiss & east west artists”, Arts Museum from Satu Mare; 2002 - Bucharest Art Salon, “Water sign”; 2002 - Biennale Painting and Sculpture “Gheorghe Patrascu”; 2002 - Participation of “ORBIT Pictus Europe” initiated by The Cultural Centre of Czech Republic, under the patronage of The European Community Delegation in Romania;   2002 - The International Fair for Visual Art, Bucharest; 2001 - The Autumn Salon, Bucharest; 1999 -  The biennial exhibition of contemporary engraving Iosif Iser, Prahova; 1999 -  The Total Eclipse: affect and effect, the Eforie Gallery - Studio no.35, (exhibition celebrating the total eclipse of the sun), Bucharest; 1999 - Accents, the 2nd edition, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest; 1999 - The biannual salon of drawing,  Arad; 1998 - 1999 The International Salon of Contemporary Art, 2nd and 3rd editions, Resita; 1998 - 1999 Moldavia’s Salons, The Chisinau Art Galleries; 1998 - Ion Andreescu, biannual exhibition, Buzau; 1995 - The National Theatre, 123 years since the Arts Academy of Bucharest has been founded; 1994 - Sketches for the Group’s Self-Portrait , Bucharest, The Galla Gallery; 1991 - The Babel Tower, The Cultural House, Constance; 1991 - The Babel Tower, Vernescu House, Bucharest; 1990 - Young Romanian and Swiss Artists, The National Theatre, Bucharest.

 

MEMBER OF ARTISTIC GROUP  “SALMASTRU”  2002-2005

2005  - Art Home Gallery, ground floor, Bucharest; 2004 - New irons”, Mogosoaia Palace, Bucharest; 2004 - Art Camp “Axiopolis”, Cernavoda; 2004 - “Bazar, Blazar”, Assemblage Gallery, Marriott Hotel, Bucharest. (performance); 2004 - “Winter preoccupations”, Art Home Gallery, Bucharest; 2003 - “The Retrospectiv Europolis Project” , Studio 35 Gallery, Bucharest; 2003 - Art Camp “Europolis”, Sulina; 2003 - Utopic-Project “Europolis-Sulina”; 2002 - Art Camp “Carsium”, Harsova;

 

AWARDS: 1999 - The award for Contemporary Engraving; 1998 - The youth award for drawing, Resita; 1983 -  Vocational Contest, the 1st prize for painting, Bucharest. A part of my works can be found in private collections from Italy, Great Britain, France, Belgium, Mexico, Colombia, Uruguay, U.S.A and Holland.