Simona Runcan

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Semnale X (Signals X)

    1971

    metal etching on paper

    57 x 71 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Chibriturile arse (The Burnt Matches)

    1972

    metal etching on paper

    55 x 69 cm

     

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Semnale I (Signals I)

    1971

    metal etching on paper

    64 x 74 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Semnale VII (Signals VII)

    1971

    metal etching on paper

    57 x 72 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Aceasta e direcția vântului (This Way the Wind Blows)

    1969

    aquatint on paper

    43 x 59 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Semnale IX (Signals IX)

    1970

    aquatint on paper

    58 x 68 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1979

    drawing in pencil, water colour, tempera, pastel on paper

    50 x 64 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1975-1981

    drawing in pencil, water colour, tempera, pastel on paper

    50 x 65 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1979

    drawing in ink, pencil and pastel on paper

    50 x 70 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1975-1981

    drawing in pencil, ink, water colour, tempera, pastel on paper

    49 x 65 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1979

    installation (textile, sand, wood)

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1979

    installation (textile, sand, cloth)

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1975-1981

    drawing in pencil, ink, water colour, tempera, pastel on paper

    46 x 65 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1975-1981

    drawing in pencil, ink, water colour, tempera, pastel on paper

    46 x 65 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Legile echilibrului (The Principles of Equilibrium)

    1979

    drawing in pencil, water colour, tempera, pastel on paper

    50 x 64 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1988-1999

    oil on canvas

    67 x 132 each

     

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1988

    oil on canvas

    90 x 90 cm, 82 x 82 cm

     

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1988-1999

    oil on canvas

    83 x 83 cm each

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1999

    oil on canvas

    37 x 37 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1999

    oil on canvas

    83 x 83 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1988-1999

    oil on canvas

    85 x 85 cm, 73 x 81 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    oil on canvas

    1988-1999

    74 x 81 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1988-1999

    oil on canvas

    67 x 67 cm

  • Simona Runcan Works

    Conviețuiri silențioase (Silent Cohabitations)

    1988-1999

    oil on canvas

    75 x 82 cm

  • b. 1942, Bucharest, Romania - d. 2007, Bucharest, Romania

     

     

    Studies

     

    1960 - 1966 – “Nicolae Grigorescu” Fine Arts Institute, Bucharest, the class of prof. Eugen Popa

    1966 - 1967 – works as a graphic designer at the Editura pentru Literatură (The Literature Publishing House), Bucharest 

    1970 – becomes a member of the UAP (Romanian Artists’ Union), Graphics section

    1982–1983 – member of “Maison des Artistes”, Paris

    1990 – 2007 – professor at the National University of Arts Bucharest

     

    Awards

     

    1973, 1974 - The UAP (Romanian Artists’ Union) Award for Young Artists

    1986, 1994 - The UAP (Romanian Artists’ Union) Award for Graphics

     

    Exhibitions

     

    Solo shows

     

    2018 - “Conviețuiri silențioase [Silent Cohabitations]”, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest

    2016 – “Prezenţa obiectelor [The Presence of Objects]”, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest

    2016 - “Simona Runcan. Retrospective”, Palatele Brâncovenești Cultural Centre in Mogoșoaia, Romania

    2004 – “Interioare, icoane, înclinaţii [Interiors, Icons, Inclinations]”, The Art Museum in Cluj, Romania

    2003 - “Aşteptarea lui Lazăr [Lazarus’ Waiting]”, The Evangelical Church in Herina, Romania

    2003 - “Interioare, icoane, înclinaţii [Interiors, Icons, Inclinations]”, UAP Gallery, Bistrița, Romania

    1999 - “Interioare, icoane, înclinaţii [Interiors, Icons, Inclinations]”, Galeria Etaj 3/4, Bucharest

    1994 - “Lazăr în așteptare [Lazarus in Waiting]”, Catacomba Gallery, Bucharest

    1986 - “Naturi moarte [Still-lives]”, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest

    1979 - “Legile echilibrului [The Principles of Equilibrium]”, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest

    1978 - Crème fraîche Gallery, Birkerød, Danemark

    1978 - Charlottenborg udstillingen Gallery, Copenhagen, Danemark

    1971 - Apollo Gallery, Bucharest

     

    Group shows

     

    2004 – “În oglinda Meninelor [In the Mirror of Las Meninas]”, The Art Museum in Cluj, Romania

    2004 – “Vizitându-l pe Velasquez [Visiting Velasquez]”, Etaj 3/4 Gallery, Bucharest

    2002 – Romanian Cultural Centre in Paris, France

    2002 - The Annual Art Salon, Dalles Hall, Bucharest

    2001 – The Annual Art Salon, The Municipality of Bucharest’s exhibition hall

    2001 - “Imagine, tradiţie şi actualitate [Image, Tradition, Actuality]”, Cupola Gallery, Iași, Romania

    2000 – “Romanian Contemporary Prints”, Seoul National University, South Korea

    1999 - Sala rondă, The National Theatre Bucharest

    1999 – “Jertfă şi răscumpărare [Sacrifice and Redemption]”, Alfa Gallery, Bacău, Romania

    1999 – “Sacrul în artă [The Sacred in Art]”, Brâncuși Hall, The Pallace of the Parliament, Bucharest

    1998 – “Viziuni ale transcendenţei [Visions of Transcendence]”, Mücsarnok Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

    1996 – “Icoană şi dolorism [Icon and Dolorism]”, Catacomba Gallery, Bucharest

    1995 – “Filocalia” National Festival, Cluj, Romania

    1995 – “Diversitatea formei II [The Diversity of Form]”, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest

    1994 – Catacomba Gallery, Bucharest

    1994 – The Annual Painting, Sculpture and Graphics Salon, Etaj 3/4 Gallery, Bucharest

    1993 - “Nostalgii pentru Bucovina [Nostalgia for Bucovina]”, Timişoara, Romania

    1993 – The Annual Graphics and Theatre Salon, Bucharest

    1989 – Exhibition of Romanian Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

    1985 – Exhibition of Romanian Graphic Art, Madrid, Spain

    1985 – Exhibition of Romanian Engraving, Rostock, Berlin, Prague, Bratislava 

    1985 - The 3rd Engraving Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria

    1983 – The Engraving Salon, Tulcea, Romania

    1982 – The 36 edition of “Réalités Nouvelles” Paris, France

    1981 – “Studiul II [Study II]”, Timişoara, Romania

    1981 – “Créations ’81”,  Institut de l’Audiovisuel, Paris, France

    1981 – Linkøping Galerie, Linkøping, Sweden

    1981 – The 1st edition of the Engraving Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria

    1981 - The 2nd edition of the Engraving Biennial, Heidelberg, West Germany

    1980 - The Engraving Biennial, Frederikstadt, Norway

    1980 – The Engraving Salon, The Museum for Contemporary Engraving, Tulcea, Romania

    1980 - The Engraving Biennial in Cracow, Poland

    1979 – The “Juan Mirò” Drawing Contest, Barcelona, Spain

    1978 – The “Juan Mirò” Drawing Contest, Barcelona, Spain

    1978 -  “Romanian Engraving”, an itinerant exhibition in Sweden, Norway, Portugal

    1978 -  Exhibition of Romanian Art in Manheim, West Germany

    1978 – Exhibition of Romanian Art, itinerant in Venezuela, Argentina, Peru

    1977 – “Balcanii, zonă a păcii [The Balkans, Peace Area]”, The National Museum of Art, Romania

    1977 – The Engraving Salon, Victoria Galleries, Braşov, Romania

    1977 – Exhibition of Romanian Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria,  Düsseldorf, West Germany 

    1976 – Engraving Exhibition, Atelier 35, Timişoara, Romania

    1976 - The Annual Graphics Exhibition, Dalles Hall, Bucharest

    1975 – “Artiştii plastici şi anul internaţional al femeii [The Visual Artists and the International Year of the Woman]”, Galeria Nouă [The New Gallery], Bucharest

    1975 – Exhibition of Romanian Graphic Art, Oslo, Norway

    1974 – Exhibition of Contemporary Romanian Graphic Art, The Visual Artists’ House, Warsaw, Poland

    1973 – “Romanian Engraving”, an itinerant exhibition in Bogota, Quito, Santiago de Chile

    1972 – Exhibition of Romanian Art, itinerant in Havana, Biella, Torino

    1971 – Drawing and Engraving Salon, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Galaţi, Romania

    1971 – Grőningen Museum, Grőningen, The Netherlands

    1970 – “Seven Romanian Engravers”, Panorama Mesdag Galerie, Gröningen, The Netherlands

    1969 – Romanian Art Exhibition in Prague and Budapest

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