Simu Cristina – Maria

MARIA CRISTINA SIMUPRENUME :   CRISTINA – MARIA
NUME :          SIMU

DATA SI LOCUL NASTERII :      29 MARTIE  – SIBIU

STUDII :       INSTITUTUL DE ARTE PLASTICE „ANDREESCU” 1976  CLUJ – NAPOCA
PROFESIE :   PROFESOR DE ED. PLASTICA.
LOC DE MUNCA :    SCOALA NR. 13– SIBIU
FUNCTIE :     PROFESOR DE EDUCATIE PLASTICA
DOMENIU ARTISTIC DE CREATIE : GRAFICA – PICTURA
PARTICIPARI LA TABERE, SIMPOZIOANE SI DOCUMENTARI IN TARA SI STRAINATATE :
PUBLICATI DESPRE ARTA; FILME DE ARTA 1987;1988 – 1990.
MEMBRA TITULARA A INSTITULUI „GÖETHEANUM” – DORNACH ELVETIA
SIBIEL CISNADIOARA – SIBIU( NATIONALE); SIMERIA – HUNEDOARA(INTERNATIONALE)
ROSIA – SIBIU
EXPOZITII PERSONALE : 1986 – CASA DE CULTURA A SINDICATELOR – SIBIU
1989 – GALERIA „LUCEAFARUL” – A ZIARULUI „TRIBUNA” SIBIU
1995 – SIBIU – GALERIA „ARTA”
1996 – MAINLEUS – GERMANIA
- CASA FRANCEZA „ILLE ET VILLAINE”
1997 – BOLOGNIA – ITALIA
1998 – URNASCH – ELEVETIA
1999 – WERNSTEIN – GERMANIA
2000 – SALONIC – GERMANIA
2001 – GALERIA „ARTA” – SIBIU
2005 – LONDRA – ANGLIA
2008 – GRECIA
2012 – SPANIAAmprenta privirii  - Grafica 70 40
EXPOZITII COLECTIVE :      TOATE CARE AU FOST ORGANIZATE DE U.A.P. PE PLAN LOCAL, NATIONAL SI INTERNATIONAL
LUCRARI IN COLECTII PARTICULARE :      ROMANIA, U.S.A., GERMANIA, FRANTA, ITALIA, ELVETIA SI GRECIA
MEMBRU TITULAR U.A.P. – 1993
PREMII SI DISTINCTII : 1996 – GERMANIA
1998 – FRANTA
2000 – ELVETIA
2006 – NOMINALIZARE PT CONCURSUL „THE WOMEN OF THE YEAR”
DIN S.U.A.
2008 – GRECIA
2012 -  SPANIA
ACTIVITATE PUBLICISTICA : ARTICOLE, ILUSTRATII, FOTOGRAFII, FILME ATAT PE PLAN LOCAL, NATIONAL CAT SI PE PLAN INTERNATIONAL : T.V.R.1 – DIN 1976 LA EMISIUNEA „VIATA SPIRITUALA” UN CICLU DE CINCI FILME DESPRE MUZEUL DE ICOANE PE STICLA, UNIC IN LUME : SIBIEL; T.V.R INTERNATIONAL 1997 –1998, LA T.V.R.1 – 1997- DESPRE
ITALIA „AMPRENTELE PRIVIRII”(ARTA, ISTORIE SI POEZIE).1998 – T.V.R.1 ( LA EMISIUNEA „CONFLUENTE”: SIBIEL – „SATUL CARE CERNE IN SUFLET LUMINA” – REALIZARE DE 3 PLIANTE SI CALENDARE – 1998 – 1999 ( ED.HONTERUS)
ILUSTRATII LA UN VOLUM DE POEZII : ITALIA – „LIANELE PRIVIRII” – 1997
EDITURA „IMAGO”
CALENDARE 1996 – PENTRU COPII(ROMANA SI GERMANA) – ED.”TRIADE” – CLUJ NAPOCA
1997 – ASTROLOGIC – ED.”SOFIANUM” – ARAD
1999 – „ICOANA” – „DRUMUL SPRE ETERNITATE”  – COLOR – TIP.”HONTERUS”
ILUSTRATII SI ARTICOLE DESPRE ARTA – REVISTA „SOFIANUM” – ARAD – 1996 – 1997
ILUSTRATII PENTRU BIBLIOTECA „ASTRA” – 1998
ILUSTRATII PENTRU REVISTA „MILENIU” – CRAIOVA(INSP. PENTRU CULTURA): 2000 – 2006
FRANTA – LOURMONT LIGA CULTURALA ROMANO – FRANCEZA
GERMANIA – NÜRNBERG – 2004
ITALIA – BOLOGNIA – ROMA –2005
GRECIA – ATENA – 2006
REALIZAREA ASOCIATIEI „SIBIEL 2000” – ASOCIATIE DE DEZVOLTARE COMUNITARA SI TURISM CULTURAL

ACTIVITATI ARTISTICE ALTERNATIVE – FOTOGRAFIE, FILM, ASTROLOGIE, POEZIE, TERAPIA CULORII, NATURISM, MODELAJPoem

Cristina- Maria Simu

Graphics and Fine Art Artist.

Works in oil, wax pastel, tempera and ink.

 

Notes on the Artist:

 

-          Born in Sibiu (Romania) in 1953

-          Graduated from the “Andreescu” Fine Arts Institute of Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in 1976

-          Full time Teacher of Fine Arts at No 12 & 13 Schools(Sibiu-Romania) and at the “Waldorf” Lyceum (Sibiu –Romania)

-          Full Member of the Romanian Association of Professional Artists (Uniunea Artiştilor Plastici din Romania) since 1994.

-          Has had personal exhibitions in Romania and abroad. These were organised by the Romanian Association of Professional  Artists and  are listed below:

1986  -   Trade Union Exhibition Hall, Sibiu- Romania

1989 –    “Luceafarul” Art Gallery  at the  “Tribune” newspaper, Sibiu-Romania

1995 –  Gallery  “The Art”,  Sibiu – Romania

1996 – Mainleus, Germany

- “Ille et Villaine” Gallery, France

1997 – Bologna, Italy

1998 – Umasch, Switzerland

1999 – Wemstein, Germany

2000 – Salonica,  Greece

2001 – Gallery “The Art”, Sibiu – Romania

2005 – Great Britain.

2008–Greece

2012–Spain

-          Participated in group exhibitions in  Romania and abroad.

-          Works by the artist are found in private collections in U.S.A., Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Greece and Romania.

-          Her work has received a number of prizes and distinctions: 1996 (Germany), 1998 (France), 2000 (Switzerland).

-          For her artistic and cultural activities the artist has been nominated for the  “Woman of the year, USA” award, 2006.

-          Her work has attracted the attention of film producers and  book and newspaper editors who have sought her collaboration in the production of various art and cultural programmes and, also to provide illustrations for books and calendars:

1996 designed calendars for the “Trade” publishers (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)      1997 provided illustrations for the volume of poetry, Italy – “Lianele Privirii” published by “Imago” publishers.

1996/1997 submitted illustrations and articles on  fine art to “Softanum” publication (Arad, Romania)

1998 provided illustrations  for the Cultural Department of the  prestigious “Astra” Library (Sibiu, Romania)

1998/1999/2001 designed calendars and guides for the “Honderus” publishers

2000/2006 provided illustrations for the “Millenium”  publication (Craiova, Romania), also submitted paintings to the  Lourmont Romanian – French Cultural League, France.

2004/2004 prepared calendars for Germany (Nuremberg) and illustrations for Italy (Bolognia and Rome).

-          1976 she actively collaborated  with Romanian TVR1  in the production of the  series of programmes  entitled “The Spiritual Life”-  a cycle of 5 films concerning the Sibiel (Romania) Museum of  Icons Painted on Glass.

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Other Artistic Interests:

 

Photography, Astrology, Poetry, Cinematography, Naturalism, Decorative Art, Enviromental Design, Chromotherapy, Constructive Art.

 

Excerpts from some critical appreciations:

 

“Cristina Simu sees Eminescu* in colour “

(From the  The Newspaper “Obiectiv” No. 368,16.01.2004, Sibiu, Romania)

 

“Cristina Simu draws us into a romantic world. She illustrates with infallible delicacy the leading ideas of Eminescu’s* poetry, using colour as support for her delicate drawing”.

(Romanian Art critic dr. Olimpia Tudoran Ciungan)

 

(* The Romanian National Poet)

 

The artist’s achievements were published in the  prestigious Romanian Publication “Romanian Personalities and Their Achievements 1950-2000” Vol. 12 by Constantin Toni Dartu ( ISBN 973-7960-66-1, in Romanian).