EMANUEL CIOBANICA

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

(2010-2014) Bachelor of Fine Arts at York University – Visual Art (studio) Interdisciplinary

(2010-2012) Art Diploma Program at Toronto School of Art

(2009-2010) “Nicolae Grigorescu” Art Academy (Mural section specialization)

(2005-2009) High-school of art “Nicolae Tonitza”

(2001-2005) Junior High-school of Art “Nicolae Tonitza”

 

Exhibitions

2016 – ( January)  Skin and Bones group show at EWAG Gallery - Toronto, CA

            (February) Exoskeleton series solo exhibition at Gales Gallery - Toronto CA

                              Amalgamate group show at Gallery 1313 - Toronto, CA

             (March)    Exoskeleton solo exhibition at Madfactory Salon – Toronto, CA

                               AMPD Open House Exhibition – Toronto, CA

2015 - AMPD Open House Juried show, Toronto CA

              (April) 2015 Selected artists - group show at Propeller Gallery, Toronto CA

               (March) Group show at Gales Gallery, Toronto CA

                             Willowdale Painting Excellence Award - winners exhibition at York U- To, CA

                             VASA annual group show at Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto CA

2012 - Photography exhibition at Eleanor Winters Art Gallery, Toronto CA

                 (October) S.B. Nuit Blanche Interactive Installation, Toronto CA

                 (June) Garbage Barge Recycled Art Exhibition at Islip Art Museum, New York U.S.  

                 (April) Public sculpture at The Elora Sculpture Gardens, Toronto CA

                 (March) 18th Eco Art And media Festival Photography “Refulgence series”, Toronto CA

                 (February) La Geode exhibition, at The Business of Art Conference, Toronto CA

2011 - National Geographic Contest / Exhibition

2010 - TSA Open House, Toronto CA

2009 - Romanian Parliament Exhibition at “Constantin Brancusi Gallery”, Bucharest RO

2008 - “European Spring” at Friedrich Schiller Culture House, Bucharest RO

2007 - Art Festival exhibition at UNESCO Sibiu European Capital of Culture, Sibiu RO

2006 - Painting exhibition at C.I. Nottara Theatre, Bucharest, RO

2005 - “Motion” painting exhibition at Friedrich Schiller Culture House, Bucharest RO

2003 - “Colour and composition” at Britain Cafe, London, UK

2002 - “Winter” exhibition at City Hall Sector 1, Bucharest RO

 

Murals and Public Art

2012 - “Tuscany” located at Avenue and Laurence (To, ON). Private commission. “Brickyard” Heritage mural located at Greenwood & Gerrard (To, ON) “Down Creek Way” Heritage mural located at 2491 Lakeshore Blvd.

Commissioned by Lakeshore Arts.

2013 - “We Need You More” Community mural located at Queen&Parliament St. (To, ON) “Welcome to Riverside” Located at Queen & Broadview (To,ON).

Commissioned by Riverside B.I.A. “On the Dock” Private Mural Commission located at Lakeshore and 23rd St. (To, ON)

“Tribute to Oakridge / Birchcliffe History” Heritage Mural located at Warden & Danforth Ave. Underpass (To, ON)

“Old Rosedale Bridge” Heritage Mural located at Howard & Glen Road (Sherbourne TTC) (To, ON) Commissioned by Art City

“Four Seasons” Group of seven tribute located at Bloor & Mt. Pleasant (To, ON) “Sail Away” Private commission located at 100 Belmont Dr. Unit 4A (London, ON)

2014 - “Home Of the Champions” Belford Park Public School Crest commission located at 81 Ranleigh Ave.

 

For full gallery and portfolio please visit : https://artexploration.wordpress.com/newmurals/

 

Awards

2015 – Willowdale Painting Excellence Award and Artist Residency

2007 – Painting Composition Award at the National Art Contest

themed: “From Real to Surreal”, (Bucharest,Ro)

2006 - Guinness World Records Award “Longest painting” (3.5km)

2001 - 3rd place Award / Exhibition at International Painting competition “Your Idea to Save The

            Ocean” by Apa Nova at The Diplomatic Centre (Bucharest, Ro)

 

Employment:

( 01/2010 -present) Art Instructor For:

                                Northtown Delmanor Retirement - Painting

                               Garrison Creek Art Centre – Multiple mediums

                               City of toronto Community centres - Sculpture, Photography & Ceramics

(06/15 – 08/15) Mural Artist at Jajus & Jajus Design

(06 /2015 – present) Mural Artist Contractor at Impact n' Communities

(09/2014 – 12/2015) Mentor at Impact n' Communities

(09/2015 – present) Mural Painting Contractor for the Toronto District School Board

(2010 – present) Mural contractor for various not for profit art organizations

                             ( Mural Routes, Lakeshore Art, Arts for Children and Youth, Art City Toronto, Urban Arts Toronto, Impact n' Communities,

                           Harbourfront Community Centre etc.)

(07/2013 – 02/2015) Contractor/Designer at M Construction (Mural, Interior design,

                                   renovation, and construction)

(01/2014- 06/2014) Artist Volunteer at Toronto School of Art

(06/2013 – 12/2013) Studio assistant at Airways Airbrushing

(01/2013 – present) Art teacher at Garrison Creek Art Education Centre (ages groups: 4-14)

                                   (drawing/painting/sculpture/print making/craft)

(10/2012 – 12/2013) Photographer, Mural painter, and brand developer at Capricorn Design Group (Interior design)

(06/2009– present) Mural Artist (painting, leading/teaching youth volunteers)

(01 – 04/2012) Designer at El Capitano Group

(2012 - 2013) V.A.S.A. volunteer (Visual Arts Student Association)

(October 2010 – September 2012) Advertising assistant at JJ Cash 4 Gold

(2002- present) Freelance Professional Artist

(2010 - present) CEO of Art Exploration

 

Publications:

(2016) - AMPD Interview "Emanuel Ciobanica’s solo exhibition Exoskeleton conceals secrets"

           - Excalibur newspaper Interview issue date:17/02/16

(2015) - Yfile Article “2015 Willowdale Painting Excellence Award Winner”

(2014) – Mt. Dennis Mural front page article in The Guardian News (York region)

(2013) – Warden st. Mural Celebration appearance on CP24 and Birchcliff News

(2012) - “Down Creek Way” Mural in The Guardian Newspaper - Photography exhibition featured in Opening Night movie

(2011) - Film photography in Art Out Magazine issue #8

(2010) - Collage “Gender performance and Consumerism” in I.M.B. Magazine issue #11 “gender roles”