About

Posted by Bogdana Contras on October 22 2009 Add Comments

Bogdana Contras was born in 1977, in Bucharest – Romania. In 2000 she graduated from University of Art in Bucharest, painting section, and in 2005 Master Degree at the same University.

GRANT AWARDED:

2006KulturKontakte Austria grant at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg (A)

AWARDS:

1998 – Third Prize in Art Competition “Accents& Marks”, Bucharest (RO)

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2008 & 2009 – GoldArt Gallery, Bucharest (RO)

2004Connections, Galateea Gallery, Bucharest (RO)

- Beloved beings, Arcadia Gallery, Museum of Low Danube, Calarasi (RO)

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS:

2011 – Briare (FR); 2007 şi 2009 – European Bridges, Eforie Sud; 2008 – OpenArt Residency, Eretria (GR)

2007 – International Painting Workshop, Balchik (BG); 2006 – 3rd International Symposium of Painting, Patras (GR)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2012 – Château de Trousse-Barriere, Briare (FR)

2011 – Thuillier Gallery, Paris (FR)

2009 – Perspective, Parliament Palace – Hall “C. Brancusi”, Bucharest (RO)

2007European Bridges, Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu (RO)

- Let’s talk about migration, National Art Gallery, Thessaloniki (GR)

2006 – Dream trace, The Romanian Cultural Institute “Titu Maiorescu” Berlin (D)

- Confessions for continuity, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest (RO)

- National Art Saloon, Parliament Palace – Hall “C. Brancusi”, Bucharest (RO)

- European Bridges, Alte Feuerwache – Projektraum Gallery, Berlin (D)

2002International Fair of Visual Arts, National Theatre of Bucharest (RO)

- Saloon of Municipal Art, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest (RO)

2001 – Romanian Institute of Culture and Humanities Research,Venice (IT)

2000Queenta – Bachelor’s exhibition, Literature Museum, Bucharest (RO)

PROFESSIONAL GROUP MEMBERSHIP:

Professional Artist Association of Romania since 2001

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS:

- Private collections and in the collection of The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS:

English (fluent speaking and writing)

French (proficient speaking and writing)

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