Biography

Biography


MARINELA RUSU

Born on 18 August, 1962 in Iasi, Romania.

Education and experience:

Graduated from the Faculty of Psychology, University “Al. I. Cuza “, Iasi. 

Graduated from the Faculty of Visual Art and Design, National University of Art ”George Enescu” of Iasi, Romania, class artist prof. Constantin Tofan.

Member of the Association of Artists & Fine Arts Pieria, Greece.

Member of Circle Foundation for the Artists, Lyon, France, 2017.

Doctor of Psychology (PHD) in 1999; Since 1990 she works as researcher in the Romanian Academy, Iasi Branch, Economic and Social Research Institute “Gh Zane”.

She carries a rich associate lecturer teaching in the universities of Iasi, including the Academy of Arts “George Enescu” (between 1996-2008). In this way, the concern for artistic creation is enhanced by addressing the domain of art from psychological and science view, by teaching at the Arts Academy of Iasi, courses on psychology of art, psychosociology of art, educational psychology and pedagogy.

Coordinator for ROMANIA in te International Art Project ”ZONE OF FRIENDSHIP, PEACE AND LOVE”, initiated in GREECE, THESSALONIKI-NAUSSA, by MARIA LOUMPOURDI, GREEK ART UNION.

A W A R D S: 

  1. International Award IATLIA ARTE, 2017, Accademia Santa Sara, Alessandria.
  2. Award for Artistic Merit,  Ad Art, International Competition of Contemporary Art, Ed. 32, Milano, Italy, 2017.
  3. Painting Award, exhibition ”Winter Story”, Gallery ”I. Neagoe”, Dec. 2016, Iași.
  4. Critics Award (First  Prize), Ad Art, International Competition of Contemporary Art, Ed. 32, Milano, Italy, sept. 2015.
  5. Galleries Award  (Second  Prize), Ad Art, International Competition of Contemporary Art, Ed. 32, Milano, Italy, sept. 2015.
  6. Bronze Award (Third Prize) at the International Competition of Art, “Five Golden Stars”, December, 2012, Eindhoven, Holland.
  7. Special Award at the National Contest of Painting and Graphic  ”Vespasian Lungu”, May, 2013, Braila, România.
  8. Award for artistic merit, Ad Art, International Competition of Contemporary Art, December, 2014, Ed. 29, Milano, Italy.
  9. Distinction of the Contest – Visual Creation International Competition “A. Băeşu “, Piatra Neamt, December, 2016 Romania.
  10. Painting Award, exp. ” ”Winter Story” ”, Iulius Mall, ian. 2018, Iași.
  11. Painting Award, exhibition “Identities of Iaşi”, nov. 2017 Iaşi.
  12. Painting Award, exhibition of the Internațional Festival ”Art and tradition in Europe”, VIth edition, July, 2017, Iași.
  13. Painting Award at the exhibition ”Careu de dame”, Atrium, June, 2017, Iași
  14. Painting Award at the exhibition ”Dragobete”,  Gallery ”N. Toniza”, February, 2017, Iași.
  15. Painting Award, exhibition ”Made in România”, Palas Mall, noiembrie, 2016, Iași.
  16. Prize for Mixed Technique, exhibition “Identities of Iaşi” October. 2016 Iaşi.
  17. Painting Award, exhibition of the Internațional Festival ”Art and tradition in Europe”, VIth edition, July, 2016, Iași.
  18. Painting Award at the exhibition ”Careu de dame”, Atrium, March, 2016, Iași.
  19. Painting Award at the exhibition ”Dragobete”,  Gallery ”N. Toniza”, February, 2016, Iași.
  20. Certificate of Participation (Mandatary for Romania) for the International Art Project,”Belt of Friendship, Peace and Love” – Art Union of Greece, nov. 2016.
  21. Painting Award, exhibition ”Made in România”, Palas Mall, noiembrie, 2015, Iași.
  22. Painting Award – exhibition “Identities of Iaşi”, Gallery “Ion Neagoe” CCD, October. 2015.
  23. Painting Award, exhibition of the Internațional Festival ”Art and tradition in Europe”, Vth edition, July, 2015, Iași.
  24. Painting Award, exhibition “Dragobete”, February, Atrium Hall, 2015, Iași, Romania.
  25. Painting Award, exhibition ”Careu de dame”, Palas Mall, March, 2015, Iași, Romania.
  26. Special Award, exhibition ”Dragobete”, Gallery ”i”, IInd edition, February, 2014, Iași, Romania.
  27. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Dragobete”, March, 2017.
  28. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Winter Story”, Gallery ”Ion Neagoe”, Dec. 2017.
  29. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Made in România”, Atrium, Nov., 2017, Iași.
  30. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition “Identities of Iasi”, in October, 2017 Iaşi.
  31. Certificate of Excellence at the International Festival exhibition “Art and tradition in Europe”, July 2017 Iasi.
  32. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Careu de dame”, Palas Mall, martie, 2017, Iași.
  33. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Winter Story”, Gallery ”Ion Neagoe” Dec. 2016.
  34. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Made in România”, Atrium, Nov., 2016, Iași.
  35. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition “Identities of Iasi”, in October. 2016 Iaşi.
  36. Certificate of Excellence at the International Festival exhibition “Art and tradition in Europe”- the sixth edition, July 2015 Iasi.
  37. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Careu de dame”, Palas Mall, martie, 2016, Iași.
  38. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition ”Dragobete”, feb., 2016, Iași.
  39. Certificate of Excellence, exhibition “Identities of Iasi”, Gallery ”Ion Neagoe”, oct. 2015.
  40. Certificate of Excellence at the exhibition of International Festival ”Art and Tradition in Europe”, 5th edition, July-August, 2015, Iași.
  41. Certificate of Excellence at the exhibition ”Careu de dame”, Palas Mall, iunie, 2015, Iași.
  42. Certificate of Excellence at the exhibition ”Made in Romania”, July, 2015, Iași, Romania.
  43. Certificate of Excellence at the exhibition “Dragobete”, February, 2015 Iași, Romania.
 
Personal exhibitions
national and international:

►2018, 15-25 March , ”SEE YOU AT PICASSO”, Galeria ”i”, Centrul de Studii Europene, Iași.

► 2018, 1-10 August, ”CHROMATIC HYPOSTASES”, Pinacoteca Municipală, Korinth, Greece. 

► 2017, 9-12 June, ”DIVERSITY”, Aula Magna, Academia Română, Iași.

► 2017, 25 May-3 June, ”UNDER THE SIGN OF HARPE”, Galeria ”i”, Centrul de Studii Europene, Iași.

► 2017, March, ”BETWEEN EMOTIONS”, PALAS MALL, IASI.

► 2016, November, ”EXPRESIONISTIC DIALOGUE”, Clubul CFR, Iași, Romania.

► 2015, July, ”UNDER THE SUN OF CRETE”, Gallery ”88”, Rethymno, Crete Island.

► 2015, 15 of April -15 of May, ”SUBJECTIVE CONNECTIONS”, Gallery Athenaeum Tatarași, Iași,

Romania.

► 2014, 23 – 30 of April, ”DIALOGUE OF FORMS”, Municipal Gallery, KATERINI, GREECE

► 2013, 3 -14 December, ”ARMONY OF COLORS”, Art-Gallery City Hall – „Ekavi”, Katerini, Grecia.

► 2013, July-August,  “SUMMER”, Headquarters of ”Travel by Pleasure”, Katerini, Greece.

► 2012, 8-16 December, ”SYMBOLS AND COLORS”,  Art-Gallery City Hall – „Ekavi”, Katerini, Greece.

► 2012, 29 October-29 November, ”ABSTRACT VISIONS”, Athenaeum Tatarași, Iași, Romania.

► 2012, 9-19 january, Art Gallery „Antoniadios Stegi Grammaton ke Tehnon”, ”ELLADA THROUGH

THE EYES OF SOUL” – Veria, Greece.

► 2011, 7-14 December, Gallery „Astiki Sholi”, ”ELLADA THROUGH THE EYES OF SOUL” , Katerini,

Greece.

► 2010, 3-14 December, “EMOTIONS AND FEELINGS”, Top Art  Gallery, Casa Cărții, Iași, Romania.

► 2009, 17 July-14 August, “STEPS TO THE SOUL”, Top Art  Gallery, Casa Cărții, Iași, Romania.

                                          

Group exhibitions 

(România, Grecia, Germania, Austria, Italia): 

2017:

♦ 2017, 20 dec. – 15 ian. 2018, ”Winter Story” , Iulius Mall, Iași.

♦ 2017, 11oct. -15 nov., ”Identities from Iasi” , Casa Corpului Didactic, Galeria ”Ion Neagoe”, Iași.

♦ 2017, 30 mai – 4 aprilie, Second International Art Festival, Galeria Municipală, Naoussa, Grecia.

♦ 2017, 29 mai -29 iunie, ”Art and Science”, Sala pașilor pierduți, Univ. ”Gh. Asachi”, Iași.

♦ 2017, 24 mai-15 iunie, ”Careu de Dame”, Ediția a-IV-a, Galeria ”Ion Neagoe”, Iași.

♦ 2017, 10-20 martie, ”EMPATII de o parte și de alta a Prutului”, Galeria ”N. Tonitza”, Iași.

♦ 2017, 17-23 ianuarie, ”Salonul de Iarnă”, Galeriile ”iArt”, BCU, Iași.

♦ 2017, 23 febr. – 15 martie, ”Dragobete Art.Ro”, Galeria iCentrul de Studii Europene, Iași.

2016:
♦ 2016, 19 Dec. – 31 Jan. 2017, exhibition ”Winter Story”, Gallery ”Ion Neagoe” Dec. 2016.

♦ 2016, 14 Nov.- 4 Dec., exhibition ”Made in România”, Atrium Hall, Palas Mall, org. UAP Iași.

♦ 2016, 8-18 Nov., ”International Winter Hall”, Gallery ”iArt”, BCU, Iași.

♦ 2016, 25 Oct. – Participation (Mandatary for Romania) for the International Art Project,”Belt of

Friendship, Peace and Love” – Art Union of Greece, Branch of Naoussa.

♦ 2016, 5-31 Oct., ”Identități Ieșene”, Casa Corpului Didactic, Galeria ”Ion Neagoe”, Iași.

♦ 2016, 1-10 July, ATRIUM Gallery, Palas Mall, UAGE, Iași.

♦ 2016, 1-10 June, ”Cupola” Gallery – UAGE Iași.

♦ 2016, 22 April-14 May, International Art Exhibition Vibo  Valentia, ITALY.

♦ 2016, 8-31 March, ”Careu de Dame”, Carturesti Gallery, Palas Mall, Iasi.

♦ 2016 – 20-29 February, Gallery ”N. Toniza”  and ”Cupola” Gallery – UAP Iași.

2015:

♦2015, 3 – 15 noiembrie, ”TA PAIDIA PAIZEI”, Teachers and artists from Athens, Cultural Center

”MELINA”, ATHENS, GREECE.

♦2015, 5 sept.-1 nov., ”Identities from Iasi”, Casa Corpului Didactic, Gallery ”Ion Neagoe”, Iasi. 

♦2015, 5 Sept.-2 Nov., Art Exhibition, Didactic House, Iași.

♦2015, 22 July-10 August, International Festival Art and Tradition in Europe, 6th Edition, Palas Mall.

♦2015, July-Aug., Navy Museum, Litochoro, Greece, ”Mixed colors and creations of fantasy”.

♦2015, 1-12 June, ”Made in Romania”, Atrium, Palas Mall, Iași.

♦2015, 22-28 June, Street exhibition, ”Art in the Street”, org. Uniunea Artiștilor din Pieria, KATERINI,

GRECIA;

♦2015, 27 April-7 May, Astiki Sholi, KATERINI, GRECIA. Expoziția de grup, organizată de Uniunea

Artiștilor din Pieria, Grecia;

♦2015, 21-31 March, Museum and Cultural Center ”Gheorghios Bouzianis”, ATHENS, GREECE.  Group

exhibition organized by artist-teachers form Athens.

♦2015, 1-15 March, Group exhibition”Careu de dame”, Palas Mall, Gallery Atrium. Woman artists of Iași.

♦ 2015, 23-28 February, Group exhibition ”Dragobete”, Palas Mall, Gallery Atrium -University of Art, ”G.

Enescu”, Iași, Romania.

♦2015, 4-28 February, Gallery ”i”, Iași, ”Sinteze plastice”, Organized by University of Art, ”G. Enescu”,

Iași, Romania.

2014:

♦2014, 23 Oct.- 2 Dec., Group Exhibition, Galeria Vapti, Katerini, GRECIA. Organized by the Association

of Artists & Fine Arts from Pieria.

♦2014, 10 June – 12 July, Group Exhibition, MOOSBURG – AUSTRIA,  Association of Artists & Fine Arts

from  Pieria.

♦2014, 3 – 30  of  April. Group Exhibition, MAINTAL, GERMANY, Municipal Gallery,  Association

of Artists & Fine Arts from  Pieria.

♦2014, 24 February – March, Group Exhibition of students of University of Art ”G. Enescu”, Iași:

”Dragobete art.ro”, Art Gallery ”i”.

2013:

♦2013, 4-16 October, 2013, Gallery Astiki Sholi, Association of Artists &Fine Arts from Pieria, Katerini,

Greece.

♦2013, 27 August – 11 Sept., Gallery ”Mediterranean Village”, Association of Artists &Fine Arts from

Pieria, Paralia, Greece.

♦2013, 12/13/14 July, Group exhibition, Association of Artists&Fine Arts from Pieria, Korinou, Greece.

♦2013, 19-25 June, Exhibition, Headquarters and Gallery – Association of Artists &Fine Arts from Pieria, Katerini, Greece.

♦2013, 8-14 March, Collective exhibition “Woman’s day”, Art-Gallery City Hall „Ekavi”, Association of

Artists &Fine Arts from Pieria, Katerini, Greece.

2012:

♦2012, 11-30 November, Galeria Top Art, ”Expoziţie colectivă de grafică și pictură a Şcolii de Arte” Iaşi,

Iaşi, România;

♦2012, 1-15 September, Gallery „Astiki Sholi”, Exhibition of members of the Association of Artists &Fine

Arts Pieria,  Katerini, Greece.

♦2012, 15-30 June, Exhibition of Art School of Iasi, Gallery Top Art, Casa Cărţii, Iasi, Romania.

♦2012 – 29 May – 30 June,  Exhibition of members of the Association of Artists & Fine Arts Pieria, Art

Gallery „Astiki Sholi”,  Katerini, Greece.

♦2012 – 10-26 May, Exhibition of members of the Association of Artists & Fine Arts Pieria, Art Gallery –

City Hall, „Ekavi”,  Katerini, Greece.

♦2012 – 2-12 May,  Exhibition of members of the Association of Artists & Fine Arts Pieria, Greece, Art-

Gallery „Estia Pieridon Mouson”, Katerini, Greece.

2011-2010-2009-2008:

♦2011, June, Annual exhibition – School of Art ”T. Popovici”, Iaşi, Romania;

♦2010, June, Annual exhibition – School of Art ”T. Popovici”, Iaşi, Romania;

♦2009, May, Gallery “Floor III”, School of Art ”T. Popovici” Iaşi, Romania;

♦2008, May, Gallery “Floor III”, School of Art ”T. Popovici” Iaşi, Romania.

 

Painting Volumes (collective) 

where personal works are published :

”Pagine D’Arte – Collezione di Opere D’Artisti”, Associazione Culturale Ad-Art, Italia, p. 27, 2018.

”INDIRIZZO D’ARTE”, author art critic Paolo Pellegrino, Ed. Accademia Santa Sara, Alessandria, Italy, 2017, p. 108.

”Catalogo degli Artisti Contemporanei”, Associazione Culturale Ad-Art, Italia, p. 32, 2017.

”Poveste de iarnă” – Editura PIM, ianuarie, Iași, 2018, p. 28.

”Identități ieșene” – Editura Spiru Haret, nov., Iași, 2017, p. 32.

”Dragobete” – Editura PIM, februarie, Iași, 2017, p. 25.

”Careu de Dame” – Editura Spiru Haret, iunie, Iași, 2017, p.35.

”Dragobete Art.Ro”, March, 2017, p. 25.

”Poveste de iarnă” – January, Iași, 2017, p. 27.

”Fabricat în România” – Editura Spiru Haret, noiembrie, Iași, 2016, p. 31.

”Identități ieșene” – Editura Spiru Haret, oct., Iași, 2016, p. 20.

”Careu de Dame” – Editura PIM, martie, Iași, 2016, p.31.

”Dragobete” – Editura PIM, februarie, Iași, 2016, p. 38.

”Ta Paidia paizei” – Mouseiou Ellinikis Paidikis Tehnis, ediția a-II-a, noiembrie, Atena, 2015, p. 11, 28, http://5dim-dafnis.att.sch.gr

”Careu de dame” – Editura PIM, iulie, Iași, 2015, p. 41.

”Fabricat în România” – Editura PIM, iunie, Iași, 2015, p. 24.

”Ta Paidia paizei” – Mouseiou Ellinikis Paidikis Tehnis, ediția I, martie, Atena, 2015, p. 12, 29, http://5dim-dafnis.att.sch.gr

”Dragobete” – Editura PIM, februarie, Iași, 2015, p. 67.

 

Marinela Rusu

  • colaborated between years 2014 and 2015 with teachers-artists from Athens, on the International Project Erasmus ”Portraits and Emotions” – AWARDED in september, 2015 by the MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS OF GREECE.
  • She realized many cover pages for collective volumes but also for her own edited books.
  • From 2010, she organizes, at Romanian Academy, ”Gh. Zane” Institute of Iași, scientific international conferences (the VIIIth edition), with themes of Art, Psychology of Art, Ethics and Aesthetics, Intercultural Dimensions of Art.
  • Also, is coordinator editor of 8 collective volumes on Psychology and Psychology of art.

Marinela Rusu is also the author of numerous papers and volumes of psychology:

  1. ”Emotions – from knowledge to selfregulation” (2017) 
  2. “Emotional Intelligence” (2015);  
  3. “Teenagers of the XXI century – opportunities and risks in personal development” (2010).
  4. ”Introduction to Pedagogy” (2006);
  5. “The science of consciousness” (2002);
  6. “Emotions and compensation” (2001).

Paintings in private collections can be found in: Romania, Greece, France.

Personal sites:   www.artpathos.com

http://myexpressionistart.webs.com/photo-gallery