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Ana Maria Negară – Sculptura

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E-mail:  anamaria@negara.ro

Ana Maria Negara was born on August 9, 1984, in Braila, Romania, she get a PhD in visual arts at the University of Arts „George Enescu” University with the thesis „Tradition and modernity in contemporary sculpture”, and she made a masterclass sculpture (2008-2010) after a B.Sc. (2008), with the same specialization at the „University of Arts” George Enescu „Iasi, Romania. In 2010, Ana Maria is admitted as a member of the” Union of Professional Artists (UAP) in Romania; She presented three solo exhibitions of sculpture – „Artistic Interference” (2008, 2009) and „Inside” (2013), in galleries in Iasi, Romania. She has published articles in various art theory and specialized international journals and has been invited to various national and international sculpture- Symposiums,  8th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium,  Teheran , Iran,  6th Kömürcüoğlu, Denizli, Turkey (2016), Aswan, Egypt (2016), Ostraka (Egypt), Panevezys, Lihtuania (2015), Braila, Romania (2015), Craiova, Romania (2015), Targu Jiu, Romania (2014), Caransebes, Romania (2014), Stanisesti, Romania (2014, 2013), BE Iasi, Romania (2012- 2016), Retezat, Romania (2008-2015), Hodora, Romania (2008). Ana Maria Negara and was artistic director of the international symposium „Gorj Fest” in Targu Jiu, Romania (2012) and the organizer of the International Art Symposium Retezat  in sculpture department between 2009-2013, she participated in various collective exhibitions, national and international, and has received several awards including the „Award for Sculpture ‘Union artists from Romania (2015). Between 2014-2015, she held a teaching activity (assistant professor) in the Department of Sculpture at the University of Arts „George Enescu” in Iaşi. Her artistic concept is built on the relationship between expressive and conceptual forms of tradition and those of the recent era.


Education:

  • Doctor in Visual Arts-PhD  at the Faculty of Visual Arts at “George Enescu” University of Arts, Iasi
  • 2011 – Scholarship grant at “Detras of Rollo” Gallery – Murcia, Spain
  • Master’s degree in Visual Arts (professionalization), Sculpture specialization, graduation year 2010
  • “George Enescu” University of Arts – Iasi, Romania, The Faculty of Visual Arts and Design, Sculpture specialization, graduation year 2008
  • “Hariclea Darclee” Art High school, Brăila, Sculpture specialization, graduation year 2003
  • Member of U.A.P. (Romanian Union of Plastic Artists ) since 2009

Spoken languages: English, Spanish


Exhibitions:
2015 -”Anatomy of memory”, Viena , Austria
2015 -”Minorities history”, Iasi, Romania
2015 -”Recent art generations” Royal Foundation Galleries
2015- Reflexivity, Bucharest
2014 – „Erotica” ,București
2014 – „Drawings by Sculptors” – Romanian Cultural Institute in Tel Aviv , Israel
2014 – “Intimacy” Royal Foundation Galleries, Iaşi
2013 – “AUSBLICKE”, Kloster Neuburg, Viena, Austria
2012 – “Erotica” , Bucharest
2011 – “Erotica”, Bucharest
2011 –International Exhibition of Visual Arts “Gorj Fest”- Ruse, Bulgaria


Symposiums, camps, festivals:

 

2017- 8th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium,  Teheran , Iran

2016- Ostraka Art Festival , Egypt
2016 – 6th International Komurcuoglu Stone Sculpture Colony, Denizli/Turkey
2016 – 21 Aswan International Sculpture Symposium,Egypt
2015 – VI-th Panevezys stone sculpture symposium , Lihtuania
2015 – International Sculpture Symposium ”NICĂPETRE”, Braila, Romania
2015 – International Sculpture Symposium Craiova, Romania
2015- International Sculpture Camp “Acasă la Brâncuşi” “At Brâncuşi’s Home” Tîrgu Jiu, Romania
2015 – International Festival of Education – FIE, Iaşi, Romania
2014 – International Sculpture Symposium Caransebeș-Caransebeș, România
2013 – International Sculpture Camp “At Brâncuşi’s Home”, Tîrgu Jiu, Romania
2013 – Sculpture camp “Together with George Apostu at his home” Stănişeşti, Bacău, Romania
2013 – International Festival of Education – FIE, Iaşi, Romania
2012 – Symposium “George Apostu” Art Summer School – Stănişeşti, Romania
2012- International Art Symposium Retezat (coordinator of the sculpture department), Romania
2012- Director of the International Visual Arts Festival camp “Gorj Fest”, sculpture department
2011 – International Visual Arts Festival “Gorj Fest”Tg. Jiu, Romania
2010 – International Visual Arts Festival “Gorj Fest”, Tg. Jiu Romania
2009-2013 –International Art Symposium “Portraits of the Mountains” – Retezat (coordinator of sculpture department), Romania
2009 – “Gorj Fest” – International Visual Arts camp, Tg Jiu, Romania


Awards:

2015 – ”Sculpture Award” at Annual Salon of U.A.P. (Romanian Union of Plastic Artists)
2015 – „Prize for sculpture” at the exhibition „Atelier 35”, Iaşi, Romania
2010 – Jury Award at “Annual Salon of U.A.P. (Romanian Union of Plastic Artists)
2008 – “Debut Award” – “Annual Salon of the UAP (Romanian Union of Plastic Artists)”, Iaşi Branch
2007 – Third Prize – Sculpture – commemorative exhibition “Mihai Codreanu”, Iasi


Solo exhibition:

2013 – Personal exhibition “Inside” Grand Hotel Traian Art Gallery, Iasi, Romania
2009 – Personal exhibition “Artistic interferences”, Iasi, Romania
2008 – Personal exhibition “Artistic interferences”, Iasi, Romania