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Cristian AVRAM
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  • Cristian Avram, The snow of yesterday, 2018, oil on canvas, 150 x 100 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Winter is at the doorstep, 2018, oil on canvas, 90 x 60 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Empty plate, 2017, oil on canvas, 100 x 140 cm

  • Cristian Avram, AVRAM Cristian, Strange is the night, 2018, oil on linen, 50 x 70 cm

  • Cristian Avram, The Hallway, 2018, oil on canvas, 140 x 100 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Nostalgia for the light, 2018, oil on canvas, 70 x 100 cm

  • Cristian Avram, The mirror, 2018, oil on canvas, 70 x 100 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Untitled, 2017, oil on canvas, 70 x 50 cm

  • Cristian Avram, On the way home, 2018, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm

  • Cristian Avram, The light within, 2017, oil on canvas, 60 x 40 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Nightmare about facing death, 2017, oil on canvas, 70 x 50 cm

  • Cristian Avram, The three ages, 2017, oil on canvas, 120 x 75 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Backstage, 2017, oil on canvas, 100 x 70 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Visual Lapsus, 2017, oil on canvas, 65 x 90 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Shy oil on canvas, 2016, oil on canvas, 60 x 70 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Untitled, 2017, oil on canvas, 44 x 77 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Untitled, 2016, oil on canvas, 90 x 65 cm

  • Cristian Avram, Learning to fly II, 2017, oil on canvas panel, 40 x 29 cm

Cristian Avram nasce ad Alba-Iulia, RO nel 1994, dove vive e lavora.


Artista all'inizio della sua carriera che ha un approccio alla pittura molto vicino ad una visione classica. Estraendo i suoi soggetti dal mondo che lo circonda, si serve della rappresentazione della realtà come mezzo di investigazione delle possibilità che il colore offre nella creazione di questo tipo di immaginario. Con un acuto senso del disegno e della pittura, il lavoro dell’artista richiama in modo diretto la storia della pittura, lavorando come promemoria del suo prestigio e, nello stesso tempo, della difficoltà di questo mezzo artistico.

Cristian Avram was born in Alba-Iulia, RO in 1994 where he lives and works.


Being at the very beginning of his artistic career, Cristian Avram's works are more closely related to a classical approach of painting. Deriving his subjects from his surrounding medium, his realistic depiction of reality serves as a mean of investigating the possibilities that colour offers in building this kind of imagery. With a keen sense of drawing and painting, the artist's work recall in a direct way the history of painting, working as a reminder of the prestige and, in the same time, the difficulty of this artistic medium. 
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 
The Place we call Home, Boccanera Project Room, Trento - IT

Bridges, Boccanera Box, Milan - IT

2017 
When memory failed me, Expomaraton, Casa Matei Gallery, Cluj Napoca -  RO
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Talking about my generation, Plan B, Clu Napoca - RO

2017
StarPoint Prize 2017, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest - RO

Haiku. Poems by Emerging Romanian Artists, curated by Roxana Modreanu, Boccanera Gallery, Trento - IT

2016
Cutting Edge III, Museum of Art Cluj-Napoca - RO

RE-FRESH: Painting/Research/Cluj 4th edition, Paul Sima Gallery, Cluj Napoca - RO

Trip to the crossroads, Municipal Museum of Medias - RO

Painting exhibition, Polyvalent Hall, Cluj-Napoca - RO

Vizualia, National Festival 2nd Edition, Cluj-Napoca - RO

 

ART FAIRS

2018
Art Verona, Boccanera Gallery, Verona - IT (Upcoming)

2017
Art Verona, Boccanera Gallery, Verona - IT

ViennaContemporary, Boccanera Gallery, Vienna - A
 

WORKSHOP

2016
The Cutting Edge - International Art Camp 3rd Edition, Belis - RO


AWARDS 

2017
Cluj Napoca, University of Arts and Design, ,,Magna cum laude’’ Graduation

Cluj Napoca, Expomaraton 7th Edition, Zorzini Gallery Prize

Cluj Napoca, Expomaraton 7th Edition, Plan-B Foundation Prize


EDUCATION

2016-2017
University of Art and Design,  Faculty of Fine Arts - Painting, Cluj-Napoca - RO

2014-2015
University of Art and Design, Faculty of Fine Arts - Painting, second year, Cluj-Napoca - RO

University of Art and Design, Faculty of Fine Arts - Painting, first year, Cluj-Napoca - RO

2000-2012
Graduate of Arts Highschool “Regina Maria”,Architecture, Prof: Mirea Iulian, Alba-Iulia - RO

Arts Highschool "Regina Maria", Architecture, Alba-Iulia - RO