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Mircea ROMAN (b. 1958, Baiut, Maramures), sculptor. In 1977 he graduated from the High School of Fine Arts, Baia Mare and in 1984 graduated from the ”Ion Andreescu” Academy of Fine Arts, Cluj. He is member of the Visual Artists' Union of Romania and President of the Sculpture Branch. In 2008 he won the Gold Medal awarded by Visual Artists' Union of Moldova, in 1988 won the ”Atelier 35” award for sculpture. In 1992 he won the Grand Prize at Osaka Triennial, and in 1993-1994 the ”Delphine Studio” scholarship in London. In 2000 he was awarded the Faithful Service Order in rank of Officer. He has attended at numerous individual and group exhibitions, national and international art salons.



Member of the Romanian Visual Artists Union, Department of Sculpture

1980 - 1984 ”Ion Andreescu” Institute of Fine Arts, Cluj

1973 - 1977 - High School of Fine Arts, Baia Mare

Awards and grants:

2008 - Gold Medal awarded by the Visual Artists' Union of Moldova

2000 - The Faithful Service Order in rank of Officer

1993 - 1994 - ”Delphine Studio” Scholarship, London

1992 - The Grand Prize, Osaka Triennale, Japan

1988 - ”Atelier 35” Prize, Bucharest

Personal Exhibitions:

2014 - ”Shells”, Archeological Museum, Targu Jiu, Romania

2012 - ”The depot”, Cultural Center "George Apostu", Bacau, Romania

2011 - ”Bodies and faces”, Drawing - Sculpture, AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest

2011 - ”The Ladder”, Drawing-Sculpture, Recycle Nest Gallery, Bucharest

2011 – Simeza Gallery, Bucuresti, with Sorin Ienulescu and Francisc Chiuariu

2010 - Mircea Roman, Adrian Chira and Ioan Sulea Exhibition, Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, curator Cora Fodor

2006 - ”Dezorient Express”, The Romanian Peasant Museum, Bucharest

2005 - Museum of Visual Art, Galati

2002 - Chocolate Factory, Meunier, London

2000 - Riverside Studios, London

1998 - Centre Point Gallery ACAVA, Londra

1996 - National Theatre, Bucharest

1989 - Orizont Gallery, Bucharest

Group exhibitions:

2010 - ”Interference”, Constantin Brancusi Gallery from Parliament Palace, Bucharest, curator Alexandra Titu

2010 - ”On sight deposit”, Recycle Nest Gallery, Bucharest

2010 - Inductions of the sacred in Romanian contemporary sculpture, Iasi, curator Corneliu Antim

2009 - Umbria - Subjective, Rocca Paulina Perugia, curator Doina Mandru

2007 - Inner life, outside life: Romanian Contemporary Sculpture, Ianchelevici Museum, La Louviere, Belgium

2004 - Renaissance Museum, Kobe, Japan

2003 - Leave to Remain, BBC, London

1999 - Fin de Siecle, Riverside Studios, London

1998 – Sculpture Triennale, Osaka

1995 – Biennale, Wien

1992 - Triennale of Sculpture, Osaka

1990 - 9+1 Group Exhibition 9+1, Dalles Gallery, Bucharest

Monumental Artwork:

2002 - Ovidiu’s Cup, Constanta

2000 - The Man - Boat, Hammersmith, London, UK

1999 - Memorial Sag, Romania

Public Collections:

Center for Culture and Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest

National Museum of Art, Bucharest

Museum of Visual Art, Galati