SOLO EXHIBITIONS
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
AWARDS
COMMISSIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ion Grigore is a well-known contemporary Romanian artist.
His oil paintings can be found in art collections worldwide.
The artist has completed numerous mural art commissions.
Born in 1940, Ion Grigore is a graduate of the "N. Grigorescu" Art Institute of Bucharest (1958 - 1964).
He held a position as a Professor in the Mural Painting Department at the
National University of Art, Bucharest, Romania (1964 - 2009).

Painter Ion Grigore lives and works in Bucharest, Romania.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 - "Muzeul Stefan cel Mare" - Vaslui - Romania

2010 - "N.N. Tonitza" Art Galleries - Barlad - Romania

2010 - "George Cotos" Art Gallery
"The Museum of Folk Art Technique" - ("Muzeul Tehnicii Populare")
Gura Humorului - Romania. Together with Lucia Grigore.

2010 - "Hanul cu Tei" Galleries - Bucharest - Romania

2010 - "Ion Irimescu" Art Museum - Falticeni - Romania. Together with Lucia Grigore.

2009 - "Complexul Muzeal Bucovina" - Suceava - Romania

2008 - Galerie "La Passerelle" - Tours - France

2008 - Saint-Syr-sur-Loire, France

2007 - "The Museum of Folk Art Technique" - ("Muzeul Tehnicii Populare") - Gura Humorului - Romania

2006 - The "Arts Gallery" - National Military Center - Bucharest - Romania

2004 - The "Cultural Center" of the Ministry of Internal Affairs - Bucharest - Romania

2004 - "Mihai Teliman" House of Culture - Liteni - Suceava - Romania

2004 - "Liteni High School" - Suceava - Romania

2004 - The "House of Culture" - Corni - Suceava - Romania

2003 - "Henri Coanda" Foundation - Bucharest - Romania

2003 - "Frezia" Gallery - Dej - Romania

2003 - School of Corni - Suceava - Romania

2002 - "National Museum of Art" - Iasi - Romania

2002 - "Stefan cel Mare" Museum - Vaslui - Romania

2001 - "UAP" Galleries - Chisinau - Republic of Moldova

2001 - "Ion Irimescu" Gallery - Falticeni - Romania

2000 - Retrospective - Sala Rotonda - National Theater Galleries - Bucharest - Romania

2000 - Retrospective - Chisinau - Republic of Moldova

2000 - Panciu - Romania

1998, 1997 - Arts Gallery - National Military Center - Bucharest - Romania

1995 - "Jean Louis Calderon" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

1995 - "Blue Gallery" - "Le Club" Art Center - Bucharest - Romania

1990, 1982 - Art Museum - Suceava - Romania

1990 - Museum of Folk Art Technique - Radauti - Romania

1990 - Art Museum - Gura Humorului - Romania

1989 - "Ion Irimescu" Art Museum - Falticeni - Romania

1986 - "Ion Luchian" Gallery - Botosani - Romania

1981, 1978, 1976 - City of Bucharest Gallery

1979 - Romanian Academy Library in Rome - Italy

1977 - Comedy Theater - Bucharest - Romania

1969 - "Simeza" Art Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

1967 - "Kalinderu" Art Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected from past 15 years)

2010 - "Pictori Romani in Spatiul Mediteranean" ("Romanian Painters in the Mediterranean Space")
Organized by: "GoldArt"
Biblioteca Centrala Universitara - Aula - Bucharest - Romania

2010 - "Iarna in Pictura Romaneasca" ("The Winter in Romanian Painting")
Organized by: "Societatea Colectionarilor de Arta din Romania"
Muzeul Municipiului Bucuresti - Palatul Sutu - Bucharest - Romania

2010 - 150th Anniversary - National College "Stefan cel Mare" - Suceava - Romania

2010 - "Ion Andreescu" Biennial - 7th Edition - "Art Galleries" - Buzau - Romania

2010 - "Sacrul in Arta" ("The Sacred in Art") - "Orizont" Art Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2010 - "94 de Pictori Romani Contemporani" - Organized by: Georgeta & Dragan Djordjevic
"Caminul Artei" Art Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2009 - National Exhibition of Fine Arts - Alba-Iulia - Romania

2009 - Exhibition of Romanian Painting in conjuction with "Journées de la Francophonie"
Organized by: "Soleil de l'Est" Foundation at the invitation of the Romanian Embassy in Hague - Netherlands

2009 - "O Vara la Antilesti" - "Apollo" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2009 - "Respiratii Crestine" - "Veroniki Art" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2009 - "Apele in Viziunea Artistilor" - Arts Gallery - National Military Center - Bucharest - Romania

2009 - "Arta–Un Limbaj Comun Intre Doua Culturi" ("Art–A Common Language between Two Cultures")
Suceava - Romania and
Cernauti - Ukraine

2008 - Romanian Painting Exhibition - Retrospective. Organized by: "Soleil de l'Est" Foundation
Featuring a selection of its past 20 years of promoting the Romanian art.
Book release: "Presences de la Peinture Contemporaine Roumaine en France entre 1990-2008"
("The Presence of Romanian Contemporary Painters in France between 1990-2008") - "Arcade" Publishing House
"Sutu Palace" - Bucharest - Romania

2008 - Romanian Painters in France Exhibition with "Soleil de l'Est" Foundation
BRD - Groupe Société Générale - Bucharest - Romania

2008 - "Retrospective of Romanian Painting" - Presented by: "Soleil de l'Est" Foundation at the
"Taylor Foundation" - Paris - France

2008 - Exposition Annuelle "Soleil de l'Est" - "La Passerelle" Gallery
One of the gallery's rooms hosted Ion Grigore's solo exhibition.
The artist was invited for a residence at St. Jean de Braye - Tours - France

2008 - "Anii '60 - '70 Pictura Romaneasca" ("Romanian Painting of the '60s and the '70s")
"Veroniki Art" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2008 - "Interbelicii si Continuatorii" - Partea a II-a - Organized by: "Societatea Colectionarilor de Arta din Romania"
Muzeul National Cotroceni - Bucharest - Romania

2008 - "Art Promo" - "Dalles" Hall - Bucharest - Romania

2008 - "Sacrul in Arta" ("the Sacred in Art") - Annual Exhibition - "Orizont" Art Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2008 - "Ion Andreescu Biennial" - The Art Galleries - Buzau - Romania

2008 - "Iulia Halaucescu Foundation" - Piatra Neamt - Romania

2008 - "1 Decembrie" - National Art Exhibition - Alba Iulia - Romania

2007 - "Couleurs de Roumanie" ("Colors of Romania") - organized by "Soleil de l'Est"
Maison de la Charente Maritime - France

2007 - 2-Person Exhibition together with Lucia Grigore - "Stefan Luchian" Art Gallery - Botosani - Romania

2007 - 2-Person Exhibition together with Lucia Grigore - Gallery of Falticeni City Hall - Falticeni, Suceava - Romania

2007 - 2-Person Exhibition together with Lucia Grigore "George Cotos" Art Gallery
Muzeul Obiceiurilor Populare din Bucovina (Museum of Bucovinean Folk Traditions) - Gura Humorului - Romania

2007 - 2-Person Exhibition together with Lucia Grigore - U.A.P. Art Gallery - Craiova - Romania

2006 - Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire - France

2006 - Mostra di Libro e d'Arte - Salotto delle Esposizioni dell'Accademia di Romania - Rome, Italy

2006 - "Collectors Collect: Works from Denver Private Collections" - Mizel Museum - Denver, Colorado - USA

2006 - "Romanian Contemporary Art" - organized through the "Romanian Cultural Center" & U.N.E.S.C.O.
Kiev - Ucraine and Sankt Petersburg - Russian Federation

2005 - "Religious Art" - organized through the "Romanian Cultural Center" & U.N.E.S.C.O. - Belgrad - Serbia

2005 - "Religious Art" - Craiova - Romania, French Cultural Institute and "Apollo" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2005 - "Monteoru - Art" - Art Galleries - Buzau and "Art Galleries" - Busteni - Romania

2004 - "Romanian Art" - Accademia di Romania in Roma - organized through U.N.E.S.C.O. - Rome - Italy

2004 - The "Greek Cultural Center" - Stockholm - Sweden

2004 - "Romanian Contemporary Art" - organized through the "Romanian Cultural Center" & U.N.E.S.C.O.
Moscow and Sankt Petersburg - Russian Federation

2004 - "Stefan Luchian" Art Gallery - Botosani - Romania

2004 - "Ion Andreescu Biennial" - Buzau - Romania

2004 - "Religious Art Salon" - "Artis" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2003 - "Romanian Art in European States" - organized through U.N.E.S.C.O.

2003 - "Arts Gallery" - Targu Mures - Romania

2003 - "Religious Art Salon" - "Artis" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2001 - "Sacred Art" - Religious Art and Restauration - "Apollo" Gallery - Bucharest - Romania

2001 - "National Salon of Art" - RomExpo - Bucharest - Romania

2001 - "Ion Andreescu Biennial" - Buzau - Romania

2001 - "Arts Gallery" - Herculane - Romania

2001 - Exhibition of Romanian Art - Beirut - Lebanon

2000 - "Art Contemporain et Arts Traditionnels de Roumanie" ("Contemporary and Traditional Art of Romania")
Exhibition organized by "Soleil de l'Est" with the cooperation of
"Mairie de Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire" at "Pavillon Charles X"
"Salon de l'Hotel de Ville" - France

2000 - 3-Person Exhibition together with Petre Achitenie and Ion Achitenie - Panciu - Romania

1999 - Exhibition of Romanian Art - Rome - Italy

1998 - "Atrium" Gallery - Saint Avertin, Indre and Loire - France

1998 - "Chateau de la Bourdaisiere" - Montlouis, Indre and Loire - France

1998 - "Biennale de Bauge" - Maine and Loire - France

1998 - "Amitie-Roumanie" ("Friendship-Romania") - Fussy, Cher - France

1998 - 3-Person Exhibition of Tapestry together with Lucia Grigore & Celina Grigore
Arts Gallery - National Military Center - Bucharest - Romania

1997 - "Chateauneuf" Gallery - Tours - France 1997 - Exhibition of Romanian Art - Bauge - France

1994 - "Romanian Art" - Boettcher Concert Hall - Denver Art Complex - Denver, Colorado - USA

1994 - Arts Gallery - National Military Center - Bucharest - Romania

1994 - Exhibition of Romanian Art - London - UK

1993 - Exhibition of Romanian Art - Zwolle - Netherlands

1992 - Exhibition of Romanian Art - Japan and France

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2005 - "Diploma of Excellence" awarded by the "Bucovina Cultural Foundation"

2005 - "Diploma" awarded by the "Izvoare National Foundation for Protection of the Nature and the Arts in Romania"

2005 - "Citizen of Honor Award" - City of Liteni - Suceava - Romania

2004 - "Medal of the National Order of Merit" in the field of University Teaching - Rank of Cavalier

2004 - "Prize" and "Diploma of Honor" awarded by "Niste Tarani Foundation" - Romania

2004 - "Citizen of Honor" - City of Siret - Suceava - Romania

2004 - "Diploma of Participation" - Artistic Creation - Sarata Monteoru - Buzau - Romania

2004 - "Diploma" awarded with the occasion of "The 10th Anniversary of the Henri Coanda Foundation"

2004 - "Diploma of Honor" awarded with the occasion of "The 55th Anniversary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Cultural Center"

2004 - "Diploma of Participation" - Artistic Creation - "Io Stefan Voievod" - Botosani - Romania

2004 - "Diploma of Participation" - Commemoration - "Stefan the Great 500" - Putna - Romania

2003 - "Diploma of Honor" awarded by the "Romanian Spirituality Congress" - Alba Iulia - Romania

2001 - "Diploma of Honor" awarded with the occasion of "The 125th Anniversary of the National Army Center"

2001 - "Prize for Artistic Creation" awarded by the Fine Artists' Union - Chisinau - Republic of Moldova

2000 - "Award of Excellence" awarded by "Panciu City Hall" - "Eminescu Year"

2000 - "Diploma of Honor" awarded by the "Cultural League for the Unity of Romanians Abroad"

1999 - Prize for Religious Art awarded by the "Romanian Fine Artists' Union"

1998 - Special Prize awarded by the "Bucovina Cultural Foundation"

1988 - "Grand Prize Voronet" - "Voronetiana" Festival

1981 - Prize "Omaggio a Picasso" awarded by the Cultural Center "Caravaggio" - Rome - Italy

1981 - Prize "Iosif Iser" awarded by the Romanian Academy in Rome - Italy

1980 - International Prize "Giovane Europa" awarded by the Italian Magazine "TelEuropa" - Rome - Italy

1980 - "First Prize" - "Voronetiana" Festival

1980 - "Third Prize" - Romanian National Festival

1978 - "Second Prize" - "Voronetiana" Festival

1968 - Prize for Painting awarded by the "Romanian Fine Artists' Union"

GRANTS

1966 - Perugia - Italy - Postgraduate Grant

1966 -1968 - "Storck" Postgraduate Grant

1964 - "Ion Andreescu" Academic Grant

MURAL ART COMMISSIONS

Techniques:
Wall-to-wall interior church painting "al-fresco"
Tempera on wood panels iconostases
Mozaic
Sgraffito

COMMISSIONS - RELIGIOUS PAINTING

Church "Sfintii Voievozi Mihail si Gavril"
al-fresco painting - Corni, Suceava - Romania (1999 - 2001)

Historical Monument Church "Adormirea Maicii Domnului"
al-fresco painitng - Comanesti, Suceava - Romania (1990 - 1992)

Historical Monument Church of "Sfanta Inviere" ("Holy Resurrection") - built in the 16th Century
al-fresco painting, icons and exterior mozaic - Suceava - Romania (1982 - 1988)

Church "Sfantul Ierarh Nicolae"
al-fresco painting - Baldana, Dambovita - Romania (1978 - 1980)

Church of the "Dealu" Monastery
al-fresco painting and icons - Targoviste, Dambovita - Romania (1775 - 1977)

Church "Pogorarea Sfantului Duh"
the iconostasis - Sacele, Sibiu - Romania (1972)

Church "Pogorarea Sfantului Duh"
al-fresco painting - Valea Lupului, Iasi - Romania (1968 - 1970)

BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

"Ion Grigore" - Art Album - published by: "Nemira" - Bucharest, Romania - 2011

"Ion Grigore" by Valentin Ciuca - Art Album
"ART XXI" Publishing House - Romania - 2006
Bi-lingual preface and critical commentary - Romanian and English

"The Bucovinean Village in Ion Grigore's Painting" by C. R. Constantinescu
"Sport Turism" Publishing House - Romania - 1979 - Editions in English, French and Romanian

"Presences de la Peinture Contemporaine Roumaine en France entre 1990-2008"
("The Presence of Romanian Contemporary Painting in France between 1990-2008")
"Arcade" Publishing House - Romania - 2008

"Un Secol de Arte Frumoase in Bucovina"
("A Century of Fine Arts in Bucovina") by Valentin Ciuca
"Musatinii" Publishing House - Romania - 2005

"Personalitati Romane si Faptele Lor 1950-2000"
("Romanian Personalities and Their Accomplishments 1950-2000") by Constantin Toni Dartu
encyclopedia, volume 7 - Venus Publishing House - Romania - 2003

"Enciclopedia Artistilor Romani Contemporani"
("Encyclopedia of Romanian Contemporary Artists") by Alexandru Cebuc, Vasile Florea, Negoita Laptoiu
Volume I - "Arc" Publishing House - Romania - 2000

"Idee si Sensibilitate - Directii si Tendinte in Arta Contemporana Romaneasca"
("Ideea and Sensibility - Directions and Tendencies in Romanian Contemporary Art") by Dan Grigorescu
"Meridiane" Publishing House - Romania - 1991

"Arta Romaneasca" ("Romanian Art") by Vasile Dragut and Vasile Florea
Volumes I and II - "Meridiane" Publishing House - Romania - 1982

"Omagiu Taranimii" ("Homage to the Peasants") - "Meridiane" Publishing House - Romania - 1977

Dictionarul Artistilor Contemporani
("Dictionary of Contemporary Artists") by Octavian Barbosa
"Meridiane" Publishing House - Romania - 1976

"Pictura Contemporana Romaneasca"
("Romanian Contemporary Painting") by Ion Frunzetti
"Meridiane" Publishing House - Romania - 1974

"Pictura Romaneasca in Imagini"
("Romanian Painting in Images") by Vasile Dragut, Vasile Florea, Dan Grigorescu and Marin Mihalache
first edition - 1970 - second edition - Romania - 1976

 

Art Album "ION GRIGORE"
by Valentin Ciuca
"ART XXI" Publishing House
Romania - 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Romanian Artist Painter Ion Grigore - Exhibitions. Awards. Recognition. Bibliography.

Artist painter pictor Ion Grigore Romanian contemporary well known award winning premii personality painter personalitate pictor Roman contemporan cunoscut expozitii pictura opening reception vernisaj oil painting peisaje ulei pe panza landscapes village sat churches biserici ortodoxe still life naturi statice Europe European Romania Moldova Bucovina Transilvania Suceava Corni Bucuresti Bucharest Iasi USA SUA Statele Unite Colorado Denver Franta France Paris Tours Soleil de l'Est Japan Italy Tuscany Spain UK England galleries galerie galerii exhibitions Christian orthodox faith symbols simboluri religioase Crestin-Ortodoxe archaic arhaic traditional traditie romaneasca figurative representational realism religious history istorie istoric portrait seasons anotimpuri mural al-fresco technique tehnica fresca historical monuments comenzi de pictura murala religioasa icoane pe lemn icons catapeteasma iconostas iconostases mozaic zgraffitto art investment collections collectable private public archetype archetypal arhetip arhetipal Universitatea Nationala de Arta Institutul de Arta Nicolae Grigorescu Valentin Ciuca album de arta

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