TRAIAN ȘTEFAN BOICESCU


Personal information

Born in Râmnicu Vâlcea, 1757; visual artist and has a passion for tapestry, painting, graphic arts and ceramics

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1989 A graduate of the Academy of Art of Bucharest, Faculty of Decorative Arts and Design
2006 Master's Degree in Management,”Constantin Brâncoveanu” University

MEMBERSHIPS

- Member of Fine Art Asociation of Romania
- International Association of Art AIAP-UNESCO
- Copyright VISARTA
- Maison Culturelle Belgo-Roumaine Brussels-Belgium, MCBR
- International Society for Education Through Art INSEA

AWARDS


1998 The First Prize, The Festival of Students' Art and Creation-Bucharest
2000, 2002 Excelence Prize, Cultural Foundation Vâlcea1
2000 Honorary Diploma, Anton Pann Cultural Society, Râmnicu Vâlcea
2002 "Man of the Year 2002", The American Biographical Institute Board of International Research
2004 National Order Cultural Merit, "Commandor of Arts", awarded by the President of Romania
2005 International Peace Prize, awarded by The United Cultural Convention of USA
2006 Prize for Haute-Lisse Tapestry of the Union of Plastic Artists of Romania at the Textile Art Triennal
5th edition Bucharest
2007 Cultural Foundation Vâlcea1- "Constantin Iliescu" Prize for Excelence

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS (selection)

1979, 1982, 1996, 2001 “Artex” Gallery Râmnicu Vâlcea Romania
1999-2005
M.C.B. Gallery Arthis, Brussels Belgium
2000
House of Arts Gallery, Bucharest
2000
Art galleryes of localities Neupre and Namur Belgium
2001
C.C René Magritte Gallery, Lessines Belgium
2003
Cozia Gallery, Hamme Belgium - Art galleries in localities Halles and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
2004
Romania's Diplomatic Mission to the European Community Brussels Belgium
2005, 2008
Schaerbeek Cultural Centre Brussels Belgium
2014
"Painting & Tapestry" Associations of Italians in Romania-Ro.As.It. Bucharest

NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS (selection)

1989 Graduation Salon: Ceramics Museum Bucharest
1989-2017
County Salon, Artex Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea
1989
Festival of Students' Art, Dalles Gallery, Buchares - Youth Biennal, Dalles Gallery, Bucharest -
Decorative Arts Quadriennal, Dalles Gallery, Bucharest
1990
Youth Salon, National Theatre, Bucharest
1991
Salon of Decorative Arts, National Theatre, Bucharest
1993
Youth Salon, National Theatre, Bucharest - National Salon of Decorative Arts,
National Museum of Cotroceni, Bucharest
1994
Tapestry Triennal, Parliament Palace, “Constantin Brâncuşi” Room Bucharest
1996
Tapestry Salon, Museum of Contemporary Art, Galati - Moldavia Salon, Art Museum, Bacău
1997-1998
South Salon, Art Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea
2000
Artists from Vâlcea, Parliament Palace „Constantin Brâncuşi Room, Bucharest
2002-2008, 2012
“Ion Andreescu” Arts Biennal, Buzău
2003-2015
National Salon of Decorative Arts, National Museum of Cotroceni, Bucharest
2005
Artists from Valcea Museum of Art, Drobeta Turnu Severin - UAP Valcea Branch Apollo Gallery, Bucharest
2006
Salon of National Art,Parliament Palace, Constantin Brâncuşi Room, Bucharest
2007-2008
Triennal of Itinerary Textile Art, Maria Fillotti Theatre Brăila - Museum of Contemporary Art,
Galati - National Museum of Agriculture, Slobozia - Art Museum, Craiova - "Aurelian Sacerdoteanu" County Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea - Art Museum, Cluj
2007-2009
Salon of Plastic and Decorative Arts, Palace Hall, “George Enescu” Festival, Bucharest - “Group 4”
-"Aurelian Sacerdoteanu" County Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea - National Museum of Agriculture, Slobozia - House of Arts Gallery, Bucharest
- Museum of Visual Arts, Galati - Museum of Art, Baia Mare - Apollo Gallery, Bucharest
2008 "TAPESTRY", Museum of Visual Art, Galati - CEC Bank Building, Sibiu - Museum of Art, Constanta - The Festival of
European Drama, Maria Filotti Theatre, Brăila - Museum of Art, Cluj -  Museum of Art,, Baia Mare - Apollo Gallery, Bucharest
2009
Natural Sciences Museum Complex, Galati - Biennal of Visual Arts, “APALAV” Artex Gallery,
Râmnicu Vâlcea - “Lascăr Viorel” Biennal of Plastic Arts, Museum of Art, Piatra Neamt
2010
"Still Life" Artex Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea - "Medieval Scenes", Grand Hotel Sofianu, Râmnicu Vâlcea -
Men In Romanian Textile Art, Museum of Art, Constanta - "Aurelian Sacerdoteanu" County Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea
- Orizont Gallery, Bucharest - "Iulian Antonescu" County Museum, Bacău - "Moldavia Salons" Museum of Contemporary Art, Bacău
2011
“Group 4+2” National Museum of Modern Art, Gala?i - Museum of Art, Constan?a - "Aurelian Sacerdoteanu" County Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea
- Forma Gallery Deva - "Iulian Antonescu" County Museum Bacău - "Men in Romanian Textile Art", National Museum Complex Iaşi
2012
"APALAV" Biennal of Visual Arts, 2nd edition, UAP Gallery "Artex", Râmnicu Vâlcea
- Textures "Aurelian Sacerdo?eanu" County Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea - "Still Life" UAP "Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea
-"Men in Romanian Textile Art", UAP "Ion Andreescu" Gallery, Buzău - Olt County Museum, "Ion Popescu Negreni"
Gallery, Slatina - County Museum of Ethnography Caransebeş - "Group 4+4" UAP "Ion Andreescu" Gallery, Buzău
- Olt County Museum, Artis Gallery Slatina - County Museum of Ethnography, Caransebeş - Biennal "Decorative
Arts", Parliament Palace, "Constantin Brâncusi" Room Bucharest - "Artists from Vâlcea since Cecilia Cu?escu
Storck", Art Museum Râmnicu Vâlcea
2013
Art Fair, 12th edition Artex Gallery Râmicu Vâlcea - "Still Life” Artex Gallery, Râmicu Vâlcea
- "Colour and Form for Eternity", first edition, ASTRA Museum, Sibiu - “Salon of Textile Arts”, Orizont
Gallery, Bucharest - Exhibition of Visual Arts “The Neighbours” Romanian Cultural Institute, UAP Branch
Gorj, "Tudor Arghezi“ University Library, Târgu Jiu -Tthe Exhibition of Plastic Art “Trajan's Column in
Contemporary Art", Romanian Academy House, Bucharest
2014
Many-County Painting Salon "Spring Signs", UAP “Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea - Salon of Textile Arts
“Orizont" Gallery Bucharest - "Apalav" Biennal of Visual Arts, 3rd edition, UAP "Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu
Vâlcea - Exhibition "Men in Romanian Textile Art", Museum of Art, Cluj - Museum of Art, Baia Mare - Museum Cris
Land, Oradea - “County Fair Art” UAP "Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea - Group 4+4 "Aurelian Sacerdo?eanu"
County Museum, Râmnicu Vâlcea - Arts Biennial "Decorativ Art", Parliament Palace, "Constantin Brâncusi" Room
Bucharest - "Salons Astra", Astra Museum, Exhibition Hall Sibiu - Art Fair, 12th edition Artex Gallery Râmicu Vâlcea
2015
Inter-County Painting Salon "Spring Signs", UAP “Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea
– "Vâlceni artists today and yesterday," Art Museum  Râmnicu Vâlcea - Small Plastic Salon , "Gheorghe Naum" Gallery Brăila Art Museum
- Salon of Arts "Themes" ed. VII Palace of Parliament "Constantin Brâncuşi" Bucharest
- Art Gallery Salon "Artex" Gallery Râmnicu Vâlcea - Contemporary Art “White-Black”, Museum of Art, Râmnicu Vâlcea
- Visual Arts "Culture and Art" Proetnica Intercultural Festival Sighişoara - "Plastic Mosaic" Association of Italians in Romania Ro.As.It.,
Palace of Parliament "Constantin Brâncuşi" Hall, Bucharest - "Men in Romanian Textile Art" Museum of Art Braşov
- Art Fair, Artex Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea
2016
Inter-County Painting Salon "Spring Signs", UAP “Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea - Art Gallery Salon
"Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea - Interethnic Contemporary Art Camp, Inter-Art Aiud Gallery - Biennale of
Decorative Arts "Connections" Parliament Palace "Constantin Brâncuşi" Hall Bucharest
- Art Fair, Artex  Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea
2017
Visual Art Exhibition "Images of Diversity" Cotroceni National Museum, Bucharest
- Inter-County Exhibition "Spring Signs", Art Gallery "Artex", Ramnicu Valcea - "Portrait in Contemporary Art" Gallery "Artex" Ramnicu Valcea
- National Small Plastic Salon, UAP Braila Gallery - Art Gallery Salon "Artex" Gallery, Râmnicu Vâlcea
- Exhibition The National Painting Symposium, Brezoi”, Museum of Art,  Râmnicu Vâlcea


INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
(selection)

1989 Mail Art Exhibition, Monferrato Italy
1989- 1998
Miniature Exhibitions, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto Canada
1994
Arcades Gallery Antibes France
1994-1996
L'Europe des Beaux Arts Gallery Antibes France
1995-1997
Du Port Gallery, Marseille France
1996 Moldova Salon, Art Museum, Chişinău Moldova
1996
2-eme Salon des Rubans Blues, National Order of Merit, Section Hauts-de-Seine Meudon, Paris
1996-1997
Salon of Spatial Art "Espace Vision", Sofitel, Art Colections Museum, Bucharest Romania
1997, 2000, 2003, 2006
InterNational Triennal of Textile Art, National Theatre, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest
2000
Exhibition Centre, Shanghai China
2001
De Zeyp Gallery Brussels Belgia
2001
Internet Gallery, easteuroart.com
2004
Exhibition: “Romanian Artists” at the European Parliament Brussels Belgium
2005
“Artists from Vâlcea”, Museum of Art, Kromeriz Czech Republic
2005
MINI-ART, IAA/AIAP to UNESCO, Berlin Germany
2006-2007
Romanian Cultural Institute, Madrid Spain - Municipal Gallery,Ciudad Real, La Mancha Spain
2010
"Moldova Salons", "Constantin Brâncuşi" Exhibition Centre, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova
2012
"West Meets East", the interNational project "A Cultural Book Exchange", 7th edition, Art Museum
Constanta
2012
InterNational Painting Biennal, Graphic Arts, Sculpture "Meeting Point" 3rd edition, Art Museum, Arad
2013
National Salon of Decorative Arts, 13th edition, National Museum of Art of Moldova, Chişinău, Republic
of Moldova - Archaeological Museum Sozopol, Republic of Bulgaria
2013
UAP Vâlcea Branch Decorative Art Exhibition, Belgian-Romanian Culture House, "Arthis" Gallery Brussels
2014
International Biennial "Ion Andreescu", ed. IX, Art Gallery "Ion Andreescu" Buzau
2014
International Art Exhibition “Underground Zero” Ocnele Salina, Vâlcea
2015
International Decorative Art Salon ", ed. XIV National Art Museum of Moldova Chisinau
2016
International Biennial "Ion Andreescu", ed. IX, Art Gallery "Ion Andreescu" Buzau

 

ART SYMPOSIA

991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2005, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2017: N.Bălcescu, Vâlcea; Brădișor, Vâlcea; Cozia, Vâlcea;
Colibița, Bistrița-Năsăud; Brădișor, Vâlcea; Voina, Câmpulung Muscel;  Symposium “Vasile Militaru” Ocnele Mari, Vâlcea;
Interethnic Contemporary Art Symposium,  Aiud; The Painting Symposium, Brezoi, Vâlcea

FIELD TRIPS

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland

MONUMENTAL WORKS

Tapestry: Festivity Room Împăratul Romanilor Hotel, Sibiu ; Tapestry: Danube Bridges, Slobozia Museum,
Mosaic: Rhytms, Râmnicu Vâlcea Art High School ; Tapestry: Interferences, Marguerite Marie High School,
Verosvres France

WORKS IN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Romania, UK, Austria, Germany, Switzerlad, France, Italy, Belgium, Canada, Spain, U.S.A.

WORKS IN MUSEUMS


County Museums: Râmnicu Vâlcea and Slobozia, The National Museum of Cotroceni, The Art Collection of the
Chamber of Deputies, Bucharest

CRITICAL REFERENCES: MASS MEDIA, PUBLICATIONS (selection)

1989 Dan Grigorescu, Art Revue, Bucharest
1990-2017
Aurelia Mocanu, Horia Avram, Constantin Mateescu, Roxana Păsculescu, Luiza Barcan,
Corneliu Antim,Ion Parhon, Delia Celeanu, Adrian-Silvan Ionescu, Pavel ?u?ară, Mircea Monu,
Tudor Brucar, Ion Barbu, RaduGeorge Serafim, Mihai Ogrinji, Dana Arma?u, Florin Rogneanu etc.
1996
Petre Petria, Science, Culture and Art Personalities, "Conphys Art", Publishin, ISBN 973-97697-4-8
1999-2008
Tatiana Benchea Paraschiv, Carmen Leliana Hopartean, Quoi De Neuf? Brussels Belgium
2000
Adrian-Silvan Ionescu, The Art Galleries Reviews, Radio Cultural
2001
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Romanian Artists, "ARC 2000", Publishing, Bucharest:
Dan Grigorescu,Aurelia Mocanu, Horia Avram, Constantin Mateescu ISBN 97399717-8-4
2002
Alexandru Chira, Grai Art and Literature Revue, ALUMAR Cultural Association publisher, ISSN1583-2805
2003
Adrian-Silvan Ionescu, Visual Arts -TVR 2
2003
Adrian-Silvan Ionescu, Observator cultural A Momentous Event, nr. 218/2003
2005
Constantin Mateescu, Journal of Transition, "Almarom", Publishing, ISBN 973-8467-61-6
2006
Ion Obretin, Mansion Oteteli?anu A farmyard in the threshold of the modern age,
“Templum Plus”, Publisher, ISBN (10) 973-0-07435-9
2007
Dorin Mihalache, AnticArt Magazine, nr. 20 / july-august, Anticar Magazin publishing house ISSN 1843 7026
2008
Enciclopedia of Personalities from Romania, Who's Who Switzerland ISBN 978-3-7290-0077-3
2008
Nicolae Marinescu, "Captivate Moment" Dialogues of Fine Arts, "Aius", Publisher, ISBN 978-973-1780-67-2
2010
Mihai Ogrinji "Romania Pitorească" Magazine nr. 464 / 2010, ISSN 1221-0692
2011
Mihai Dim. Sturza, “Noble families of Moldavia and Wallachia” Historical Encyclopedia, Genealogy and
Biography, volume II, “Simetria”, Publisher, ISBN 978-973-1872-20-9
2012
Ioana Grosaru / Gabriele Tarabega, " Italians of Roamania Italians in Roamania " AFCN Publisher
Ro.As.It. Bucharest, ISBN 978-973-0-13688-3
2012
Encyclopedia of Vâlcea County "vol.II Urban localities, Fortuna publishing house, Râmnicu Vâlcea ISBN 978-606-8745-11-4
2012, 2013
Petre Tănăsoaica, "Literary Romania", nr.15, nr.12.
2014
Torino Bocaniciu "Forma" Art Magazine nr.15 Publisher UAPR, ISSN2068-4436
2014
Mihai Ogrinji "Romania Pitoreasca" Magazine nr.477 / 2014, ISSN 1221-0692
2014
Gabriela Tarabega „Siamo di Nuovo Insieme” Nr.51-52, ISSN 1843-2085
2014
Roxana Păsculescu “Radio România Cultural” 18.12.2014 “Traian Boicescu Tapestry and Painting”
2015
Roxana Păsculescu “Radio România Cultural” 07.12.2015 Exhibition "Plastic Mosaic" Palace of Parliament

PRESENT IN ALBUMS AND ART REVIEWS (selection)

1996
Album, Spacavision  "L'espacavision" Intertational Exhibit, New Printing House
1996
Dictionary "Valcea Culture and Art Scientists", Conphys Publishing House, ISBN 973-97697-4-8
1997
Album, Bucharest Triple Tapestry, Gutenberg Publishing House
2000
Album, Tapestry Triennial Bucharest publishing house, Print Sign
2001
Encyclopedia of Art "Romanian Contemporary Artists", vol. IV, ARC 2000 publishing house, ISBN 97399717-8-4
2002
Catalog "Artists Vâlceni", publishing house Honterus Sibiu
2002 International Biennial "Ion Andreescu" ed. II, Alpha Buzău publishing house
2003
Album, Trienal of Textile Art, Konrad Bucharest Publishing House
2004 Album, "Artists Vâlceni", Conphys publishing house
2006 Album, Textile Art Triennial, Master Print Publishing House Bucharest
2006 Album "Tapiceria Rumana Contemporanea" ICR Madrid, Master Print Bucharest Publishing House
2006
"National Art Salon" album, UAP publishing house, Bucharest, ISBN 973-86483-8-6
2007
The International Magazine, Textile ETN Forum Nr.2/2007, Textil Forum Service Hanover Germany publishing house, ISSN 1431-3529
2007 Exhibition of Fine and Decorative Art, InterNational Festival "George Enescu", InfoTeam Bucharest Publishing House
2007 Album Salon of Decorative Art ed. The VIII-th Bucharest, the National Cotroceni Museum
2008 Album, Decorative Art Salon ed. Ninth edition of the National Cotroceni Museum
2008 The National Biennial "Ion Andreescu" ed. VI, Alpha Buzău publishing house
2009 Album, Decorative Art Salon ed. X-th edition, Cotroceni National Museum
2009 Exhibition of Fine and Decorative Art Exhibition, "George Enescu" International Festival, InfoTeam Publishing House
2009 "Lascar Vorel" National Biennial of Fine Arts Piatra Neamt ed. And-XI-a, Konrad DTP
2010 Album, Decorative Art Salon ed. XI, the National Cotroceni Museum
2011 Album, International Biennial Painting Graphics "Meeting Point" Sculpture, ISBN 978-973-602-677-5
2011 Album, Decorative Art Salon ed. 12th 2011, the National Cotroceni Museum
2012
Album, Biennale "Decorative Arts" ed. I, the UNARTE Bucharest publishing house, ISBN 978-606-8296-69-2
2012 Album Salon de Decorative Art ed. XIII, National Cotroceni Museum
2012 National "Ion Andreescu" Biennial, ed. VI, Alpha Buzău publishing house
2013 Album, Decorative Art Salon ed. XIVth, the National Cotroceni Museum
2013 The "Neighbors" Visual Arts Exhibition, published by the Romanian Cultural Institute, ISBN 978-973-7847-63-4
2014 Album, Biennial "Decorative Art" ed. II, Aktis Bucurşti Publishing House, ISBN 978-973-0-017765-7
2014 International Biennial Album "Ion Andreescu" ed. IX, Alpha Buzău Publishing House, ISBN 978-973-139-289-9
2014 "FORMA"Art magazine, Issue 15, UAP, Deva, UAPR Publishing House, ISSN2068-4436
2014 "Siamo Di Nuovo Insieme" Magazine No.51-52 Association of Italians in Romania RO.AS.IT., ISSN 1843-2085
2015 Album, "EGREGOR" Experiment through art, publishing Softurism Râmnicu Vâlcea ISBN, 978-973-88679-0-1
2015 Album, "Mozaic Plastic" exhibition "Italian Ethnic Artists", Association of Italians from Romania RO.AS.IT.
2016 Album, Biennial "Decorative Art-Connections" ed. III, DTP, UAPR, ISBN 976-973-0-22778-9
2016 Album Interetnice Contemporary Art Camp organizers Inter-Art, ALTIP Aiud publishing house Aiud ISBN  978-973-117-608-6
2016 International Biennial "Ion Andreescu" ed. X, Publishing House Alpha Buzău, ISBN 978-973-139-351-3
2017 "The Contemporary Portrait" Album UAP Vâlcea, galleria.ro publishing house, ISBN 978-973-86624-8-3