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Chifu Panaite

RESUME


PANAITE CHIFU


 Member of the Fine Artists' Union of Romania, Sculpture Department.  


Date and Place of Birth: May 24th, 1953, Silistea Gumesti, Teleorman


Education: "N. Grigorescu" Institute of Fine Arts, Bucharest, Sculpture Department, 1979 series of graduates


PARTICIPATION IN EXHIBITIONS (selective): 


Since 1980 has been participating in numerous exhibitions of sculpture and drawing, organised in Romania, especially in Bucharest.


2016 _ Personal sculpture exhibition, Romanian Cultural Institute in Beijing, China


2014 - Personal sculpture exhibition, The Hague, The Netherlands, Embassy of Romania


2012 - International Exhibition of Monumental Sculpture, Taichung, National Taiwan Museum 


Of Fine Arts


2011 - International Public Sculpture Exhibition, Wuxi, China


2010 - International Exhibition of Monumental Sculpture in Copper, Tongling, China


2009 - International Sculpture Exhibition, Taipei and Taichung, Taiwan


2008 - International Art Exhibition, Arrone (Terni), Italy


2008 - International Sculpture Exhibition, Monterrey, Mexico - Contemporary Art Museum


(MARCO)


2007 - International Art Exhibition, Gifu Prefectural Museum - Seki-City, Japan


2007 - Small Sculpture Exhibition - Tudela de Duero, Spain 


2005 - Toyamura International Sculpture Biennial, Japan


2003 - International sculpture exhibition Miyazaki, Japan


2003 - Ravenna  International Sculpture Biennial, Italy


2001 - Monumental Sculpture Exhibition Knokke, Belgium


2001 - "Anixis International Art Gallery" International Group Exhibition (sculpture), Baden, Switzerland


2001 - Hualien International Sculpture Biennial, Taiwan


2001 - Toyamura International Sculpture Biennial, Japan


2001 - Exhibition at the "Gallery du Triangle" (sculpture) Lyon, France


2000 - Saumur International Sculpture Biennial (and Roadshow at: Doue la Fontaine,


La Baule, Saint Lo), France


1999 - International Group Exhibition (sculpture) Zurich, Switzerland


1999 - Group Exhibition (sculpture) Athens, Greece


1999 - Group Exhibition (sculpture) "Anixis International Art Gallery", Baden,


1994 - Biennial of Sculptor Drawing Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary


1992 - Ravenna  International Sculpture Biennial, Italy 1991 - International Graphic Biennial of Gyor, Hungary


1991 - International Sculpture Exhibition Legnano, Italy 1990 - Group Exhibition (drawing and sculpture) Aerdt, The Netherlands


1990 - Ravenna International Sculpture Biennial, Italy


1989 - International Miniature Exhibition (drawing) Toronto, Canada


1988 - Ravenna International Sculpture Biennial, Italy


 


PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:


 


2016 - Personal sculpture exhibition, Romanian Cultural Institute in Beijing, China


2016 - Personal sculpture exhibition, Museum of Art in Constanta


2015 - Personal sculpture exhibition, Visual Arts Museum in Galati


2015 - Personal sculpture exhibition, Th. Pallady Hall, Library of the Romanian Academy


2014 - Personal exhibition , The Hague, The Netherlands, Embassy of Romania


1999 - Personal exhibition, Ronda Hall of the Ministry of Culture, National Theatre


 


PARTICIPATIONS AT MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUMS:


 


2017- Besse, France, andesite


2016 - Tg. Jiu, Romania, "Universalia" International Symposium, andesite, 165 x 160 x 60 cm


2016 _ Chiayi, Taiwan, International Symposium, "The Middle-World Couple", marble, 310 x


120 x 100 cm


2014 - Istanbul (Beylikduzu), Turkey, International Symposium, "Earth's Memory", Marmara marble,


 330 x 65 x 55 cm


2013 - Izmir (Karsiyaka), Turkey, Symposium, "Via pax", marble,


270 x 80 x 60 cm


2012 - Beypo (BenQ), Taiwan, International Symposium, "Z Ruin", marble, 320 x 90 x 90 cm


2012 - Istanbul (Kartal), Turkey, International Symposium, "Ruin", Marmara marble,


280 x 90 x 80 cm


2011 - Beypo (BenQ), Taiwan, International Symposium, "Unbreakable Secret", marble,


200 x 115 x 115 cm


2011 - St. Blasien, Germany, International Symposium, "Travelling Shapes", wood,


290 x 60 x 50 cm


2011 - Mirosi, Romania, National Symposium, "The Middle-World Couple", Ruschita marble, 300 x 120 x 60 cm


2011 - Koca, Albania, International Symposium, "Apology of Life", dolomite, 600 x 70 x 25 cm


2010 - Oulx, Italy, International Symposium, "Filostella", Carrara marble, 150 x 80 x 50 cm


2010 - Tongling, China: "Imprint of Lost Worlds", bronze, 314 x 145 x 100 cm


2010 - Luxembourg, International Symposium, "Symbiosis", oak, 205 x 100 x 95 cm


2009 - Castelraimondo, Italy, "Universal Journey", 400 x 250 x 80 cm, Carrara marble.


2008 - Hinojosa Del Duque, Spain - "Voyage universal", 950 x 250 x 100 cm, limestone


2008 - Korce, Albania - "Earth's Memory", 350 x 50 x 50 cm, dolomite


2008 - Arrone (Terni), Italy - "Pluvial Detail", 350 x 300 x 80 cm, travertine


2007 - Monterrey, Mexico - "Imprint of Lost Worlds", black marble


2007 - St.  Blasien, Germany - International Woodcarving Symposium, "Ballerinas", wood,


340 x 100 x 60 cm


2007 - Mioveni, Romania - "Esoteric", φ 900 x 260 cm, marble


2006 - Hyuga, Japan, International Sculpture Symposium: House on Planet Q", granite, 260 x 115 x 60 cm


2006 - Icheon, South Korea, International Sculpture Symposium, "Gand Stelar", granite, 320 x 230 x 210 cm


2006 - Cstelraimondo, Italy, International Sculpture Symposium, "Imprint of Lost Worlds",


Carrara marble, 225 x 83 x 73 cm


2005 - Hualien, Taiwan, International Sculpture Festival, "Radiography of Time", marble, 300 x 140 x 65 cm


2004 - St. Blasien, Germany, International Symposium, "Flight of the Fairies", wood, 380 x 60 x 50 cm


2004 - Castelraimondo, Italy, International Symposium, "Good Bye", Carrara marble, 300 x 110 x 100 cm


2004 - Oliveira de Azemeis, Portugal, International Symposium, "Places under the Sky", wood, 1500 x 500 x 500 cm


2003 - Baden, Switzerland, "Awaiting", 200 x 100 x 100 cm, sandstone


2003 - Pontedera, Italy, International Symposium, "Mount of Angels", wood, 188 x 90 x 63 cm


2003 - Verona, Italy, International Symposium, "Via pax", Carrara marble, 200 x 70 x 60 cm


2002 - Baden, Switzerland, "Rejoined Spirits", granite, 300 x 200 x 50 cm


2002 - Castelraimondo, International Symposium, "My Heaven", travertine, 270 x 260 x 250 cm


2001 - Pitesti, Romania, International Symposium, "To the Heart of the World", Ruschita marble, 650 x 430 x 320 cm


2001 - Montbrison, France, International Symposium, "Astree et Celadon", limestone, 120 x 60 x 60 cm


2000 - Guilin, China, International Symposium, "Temple of Pure Spirits", marble, 1500 x 500 x 310 cm


2000 - St. Blasien, Germany, International Symposium, "Song for the Universe", wood 360 x 65 x 45 cm


2000 - Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, International Symposium, "Message from Another World", marble, 340 x 250 x 150 cm


2000 - Fuente Palmera, Spain, International Symposium, "Embrace", limestone, 200 x 100 x 100 cm


1999 - Bucharest, Romania, National Symposium, "Millennial Roads", Ruschita marble, 240 x 230 x 160 cm


1997 - Woerden, The Netherlands, International Symposium, "Energy H2O", dolomite, 180 x 100 x 80 cm


1996 - Oarba de Mures, Romania, National Symposium, "Stellar Fragment", limestone, 660 x 360 x 310


1986 - Covasna, Romania, National Symposium, "Galaxy", andesite, 450 x 220 x 150 cm


1985 - Babadag, Romania, National Symposium, "Nest and Sky", limestone, 600 x 320 x 260 cm


 


PUBLIC WORKS OF FIGURATIVE ART:


 


BUSTS (bronze): C. Giurascu, Ion Basgan, Loventhal, Marin Preda


RELIEFS (bronze): Constantin Brancusi, Nichita Stanescu, Marin Sorescu, Mihai Eminescu, I. L. Caragiale, George Cosbuc, Nicolae Iorga, Tristan Tzara, Ion Vinea, Vasile Alexandri, Ion Marin, etc.


 


WORKS IN PUBLIC PLACES AND COLLECTIONS:



Romania, Greece, The Netherlands, France, Belgium, Hungary, Canada, USA, Cyprus, Austria, Italy, Serbia, Turkey, England, Germany, China, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Portugal, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Albania, Taiwan, Luxembourg. 


AWARDS:


2011 - Medial and Diploma "Honorary Member" of UNIMIR Romania


2007 - "Constantin Brancusi" Award, granted by Dolj Branch of the Ministry of Culture and


Lamura Magazine, Craiova


2006 - Second Prize at the International Sculpture Symposium, Icheon, South Korea


2005 - Grand Prix, Toyamura International Sculpture Biennial, Japan


2004 - First Prize "The best interpretation", International Sculpture Symposium, St. Blasien,


Germany


2003 - Third Prize, International Sculpture Symposium, Verona, Italy


2003 - "Il signalazione di merito", Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Ravenna, Italy


2000 - First Prize "For the originality", International Sculpture Symposium, St. Blasien,


Germany


2000 - First Prize, International Sculpture Symposium Fuente Palmera, Spain


1997 - Third Prize, International Sculpture Symposium, Woerden, The Netherlands