Biography

Biography


     MARINELA RUSU

  • Education and experience:

          – Graduated from the Faculty of Psychology “Al. I. Cuza “, Iași. 

           – Graduated from National University of Art ”George Enescu” of Iasi, Romania, class                                                          artist univ. prof. PhD Constantin Tofan.

  • Member of the Union of Artists & Fine Arts Pieria, Greece.
  • 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 has a rich associate lecturer teaching in the universities of Iasi, including the National University 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 the International Art Project ”ZONE OF FRIENDSHIP, PEACE AND LOVE”, initiated in GREECE, THESSALONIKI-NAUSSA, by MARIA LOUMPOURDI, GREEK ART UNION.

 

       AWARDS:

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

 

     PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

►2017, June, ”DIVERSITY”, Aula Magna, Romanian Academy, Iasi Branch.

►2017, May, ”UNDER THE SIGN OF HARPE”, Inst. 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 CONNEXIONS”, 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, Greece.

 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 (Romania, Greece, Germany, Austria, Italy):  

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”, KATERINI,  GRECIA;

♦2015, 27 April-7 May, Astiki Sholi, Group exhibition, KATERINI, 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,  AAFA 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, AAFA from Pieria, Katerini, Greece.

♦2013, 27 August – 11 Sept., Gallery ”Mediterranean Village”, AAFA Paralia, Greece.

♦2013, 12/13/14 July, Group exhibition, AAFA from Pieria, Korinou, Greece.

♦2013, 19-25 June, Exhibition, Headquarters and Gallery – AAFA Katerini, Greece.

♦2013, 8-14 March, Collective exhibition “Woman’s day”, City Hall „Ekavi”, AAFA 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 AAFA, Art Gallery „Astiki Sholi”,  Katerini, Greece.

♦2012 – 10-26 May, Exhibition of members of the AAFA, Art Gallery City Hall, „Ekavi”,  Katerini, Greece.

♦2012 – 2-12 May, Exhibition of members of the AAFA Pieria, 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 are published personal works:

  1. ”Poveste de iarnă” – Editura PIM, ianuarie, Iași, 2017, p. 27.
  2. ”Fabricat în România” – Editura Spiru Haret, noiembrie, Iași, 2016, p. 31.
  3. ”Identități ieșene” – Editura Spiru Haret, oct., Iași, 2016, p. 20.
  4. ”Careu de Dame” – Editura PIM, martie, Iași, 2016, p.31.
  5. ”Dragobete” – Editura PIM, februarie, Iași, 2016, p. 38.
  6. ”Ta Paidia paizei” – Mouseiou Ellinikis Paidikis Tehnis, ediția a-II-a, noiembrie, Atena, 2015, p. 11, 28, http://5dim-dafnis.att.sch.gr
  7. ”Careu de dame” – Editura PIM, iulie, Iași, 2015, p. 41.
  8. ”Fabricat în România” – Editura PIM, iunie, Iași, 2015, p. 24.
  9. ”Ta Paidia paizei” – Mouseiou Ellinikis Paidikis Tehnis, ediția I, martie, Atena, 2015, p. 12, 29, http://5dim-dafnis.att.sch.gr
  10. ”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), withthemes 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