Adriana Florea Baloiu

Adriana Florea Baloiu

Corbeanca, Ilfov, Romania

About Adriana Florea Baloiu

Starting with a state of constant contemplation upon human mind and behavior mixed with playful, but satirical point of view, my work illustrates stereotypes such as absurdism, superficiality, mass thinking, historical obedience, mindless conformity as portrayal of society, pointing to nonsense, deviation and contradiction. My paintings merge gestural dynamic surfaces of modernism aesthetics, narrating the illusion of movement with abstract geometric patterns, grids and shapes following the idea of deconstructing the past, breaking the flow of the unchangeable change, in a cohesive dialogue. By the constant spinning between chaos and control, the poetic use of colors diverging free gesture, pictorial space with spongy lines and soft repetitive patterns, my visual discourse emphasizes the importance of spontaneity within the artistic method.
Mediums of visual exploration include painting, photography, collage, object, installation and digital media.

Education

Studies
2016 MFA, Creative Strategies in Painting, National University of Arts Bucharest, Romania
2014 BFA, Painting, National University of Arts Bucharest, Romania
2002 BA, Philology, Hyperion University Bucharest, Romania

Events

Other
„Mihail Grecu” award granted by the Plastic Artists Union from the Republic of Moldova in Moldovan Salons 2018

Woman ART Award 2017, Woman’S Essence Show, Musa International Art Space, Paris, 2017

Member of the International Selection Committee, Florence Biennale 2017

Curatorial projects
2018 - „59,99 barriers were swinging on a cobweb”, Go Art Projects Pop-Up, Bucharest
2014-2017 Series of group exhibitions Professor-Students organized by Go Art Projects
2015 “point”, painting and object, Go Art Projects, Trivale Shopping Center, Pitesti (RO)
2015 “comma”, painting, Go Art Projects, Carpati Shopping Center, Sinaia (RO)

Exhibitions

Solo shows
2019 "Somewhere near the fake future", Go Contemporary, Bucharest
2018 "Recipes Incubator", ICR ( Romanian Cultural Institute), Lisbon
2017 "Rhinoceritis", Fantom Gallery & Go Contemporary, Galerie Fantom, Berlin
2017 ”Jam in shoes”, Seabam Gallery & Go Contemporary, Kube Musette, Bucharest
2016 “Adinuta and the stuffed bear - part II”, Go Contemporary Art Gallery, Bucharest – Parallel event of Bucharest Biennale of Contemporary Art 7
2015 “Adinuta and the stuffed bear”, Cultural Center “Nicăpetre”, Museum of Art Braila “Carol I”, Braila (RO)
2014 “In the subconsciuos lab”, Go Art Projects, Bucharest (RO)
2012 “Dream travel ”, Public library “I.L. Caragiale”, I.L.Caragiale, Dambovita (RO)

Group shows (selection)
2019
„Inner lab”, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest
„Young graphic art – The Art Supermarket”, Neo Studio, Galateca Gallery, Bucharest
„Ibn battuta - a border crossing dream – Living Units", Museum of Amazigh Culture, Agadir, Morocco
„Here-there, Dialogue”, National Museum Cotroceni, Bucharest
„Azulejo: O desafio romeno”, Festival „Saberes e Sabores de Outras Gentes“, Redondo Cultural Center, Portugal
„The Absurd”, Candid Arts Trust, London, UK
„Centenart”, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest
2018
“Azulejo, envisaged by Romanian Artists”, ICR Lisbon and Quinta da Cruz Museum, Viseu (PT)
„National Contemporary Art Salon (SNAC), National Museum of Art, Bucharest
“Moldovan Salons 2018”, Alfa Gallery/Musem „Iulian Antonescu”, Bacău (RO)
“Moldovan Salons 2018”, Exhibition Center „Constantin Brancusi”, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
“Art100 - Together in Europe”, Galateca, Bucharest (RO
„59,99 barriers were swinging on a cobweb”, Go Art Projects Pop-Up, Bucharest
“Art100 - Together in Europe” Atelierhaus Aachen (DE)
"Young Graphic Art", Galateca, Bucharest (RO)
​„Azulejo: O desafio romeno”, Quinta da Cruz Museum, Viseu, Portugal
„Centenart”, Cultural Center Brancoveanu Palace, Mogosoaia (RO)
„Centenart”, Romanian Cultural Institute, Bucharest
„Art at the entrance”, Ariel Theater, Rm. Valcea, Romania
„International book fair Leipzig - Leipziger Buchmesse 2018”, participation with the Catalogue of Exhibition „Rhinoceritis”, published by C&N Verlag, Berlin. Text by Ms. Ruxandra Demetrescu
2017
„Young artists annual exhibition 2017”, Mogosoaia Palace, Bucharest (RO)
„Painting Salon/Exhibition 2017, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
„We Contemporary 2017”, Palazzo Velli Expo Rome 2017 (IT) and Spivakovska ART:EGO culture center, Kiev
„Artist’s union painting exhibition”, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
“Art at the entrance”, Ioanid International Kindergarten, Bucharest (part of Bucharest Street Art Festival)
„Woman’s Essence”, Musa International Art Space, Espace Commines, Paris (FR)
„Arta printre blocuri”, Centrul Cultural „Alexandru Marghiloman”, Buzau (RO)
2016
Gheorghe Petrașcu Biennale, 13th Edition, Museum of Art, Târgovişte, Romania
Diploma 2016, Stirbei Palace, Bucharest
“WALLS”, Go Art Projects and Berlin Fantom, Go Contemporary Gallery, Bucharest
"Arts in Bucharest", Centrul Artelor Vizuale, Bucharest (RO)
BFA and MFA painting graduates, National University of Arts Bucharest, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
“In pursuit of the present”, Centrul Artelor Vizuale, Bucharest (RO)
2015
“Dark Matter”, Marzia Frozen Gallery, Berlin (DE)
X Florence Biennale, Art and the Polis, Florence (IT)
"Tendencies in Contemporary Romanian Painting”, Romanian Embassy in Germany, Berlin (DE)
International Biennial of Painting Chisinau 2015, Palace of Parliament, Brancusi Hall, Bucharest (RO)
“comma”, painting, Go Art Projects, Carpati Shopping Center, Sinaia (RO)
"Saloanele Moldovei”, 25th Edition, Bacau-Chisinau (RO-MD)
International Biennial of Painting 2015, Chisinau (MD)
"UNARTE painting 2015”, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
“point”, painting and object, Go Art Projects, Trivale Shopping Center, Pitesti (RO)
2014
“Diploma 2014” – The Institute, The most interesting artists-graduates of 2014 in Romania, Stirbei Palace, Bucharest (RO)
“Metha-– AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
“Tranzitiv.08” – B.A. and M.A. g