Approved: 16.08.2006

Alex Calinescu

Artist

Archived
Approved: 16.08.2006

A pure note, or a group of notes, resonating silence between sounds; a sound harmony and discord - anger and violence - tenderness and sorrow space between forms; and/or their interconnection touch - separation - absence - presence The breath

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  • Location: London
  • Activities: Lecturing, Public art, Studio practice
  • Categories: Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture
  • Tags: abstract, painting, sculpture, installation, large scale, environments, drawing
 
 

Biography

A pure note, or a group of notes, resonating silence between sounds; a sound harmony and discord - anger and violence - tenderness and sorrow space between forms; and/or their interconnection touch - separation - absence - presence The breath

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 1992 - Postgraduate, Royal Academy Schools, London 1989 - Diploma in Painting, The City and Guilds of London Art School 1986 - Art Foundation, Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology Solo exhibitions 2007 - Alex Calinescu - New Paintings and Prints, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Brigstock, Northamptonshire 2007 - New Work, Delfina, Full Circle Contemporary Art, London 2006 - The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Residency 2006 New Work, W1, London 2005 - √Čigse Carlow Arts Festival 2005, St Patricks College, Ireland 2003 - "From Three Lines", Stephen Lacey Gallery, London Group exhibitions 2011 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2011, Royal Academy, London 2010 - √Čigse 30 Year Retrospective, Visual, Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland 2010 - Summer Exhibition 2010, Royal Academy of Art, London 2009 - Four Days Long, Centre For Recent Drawing (C4RD), London 2009 - The Northern Print Biennale, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle 2008 - Edition 1, Centre For Recent Drawing (C4RD), London 2007 - Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London 2006 - International Artists II, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland 2005 - Artonomy Fine Art, Truro, Cornwall 2005 - Eagle Gallery, London 2005 - "Print Works", Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden 2005 - International Artists, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland 2005 - Jerwood Drawing 2004, mac-Birmingham, EICH Gallery-Hull, The Lowry-Salford Quays 2005 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London 2004 - Line and Form, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London 2004 - London Art Fair 2004, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London 2004 - The Art Alliance Auction 2004, London 2004 - The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2004, Jerwood Space- London, Pittville Gallery-Cheltenham, Bayart-Cardiff 2003 - John Jones, Finsbury Park, London 2003 - 20/21 British Art Fair, Rosanna Wilson Stephens, Commonwealth Institute, London 2003 - Art 2003, Stephen Lacey Gallery, and Rosanna Wilson Stephens, BDC, London 2003 - Gallery Artists 1, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London 2002 - 20/21 British Art Fair, Rosanna Wilson Stephens, Commonwealth Institute, London 2002 - Art 2002, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, Business Design Centre, London 2002 - Drawing, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London W1 2002 - Drawings for All 2002, Gainsborough House, Suffolk 2002 - From the Eagle to the Star II, Emma Hill at the Star Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex 2002 - Gallery Artists, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art at Reid Minty, London 2002 - Open 2002, The Gallery, Southwark Park, London 2002 - Size Matters, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London 2002 - Wall to Wall, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London 2001 - Fresh Art, Business Design Centre, London 2001 - Open 2001, The Gallery, Southwark Park, London 2001 - Square Route, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London 2001 - The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London (Selected by Robert Hiscox and Quentin Willson) 2000 - Art Futures, Contemporary Art Society, Barbican, London Residencies 2006 - Albers Foundation, Connecticut, America Competitions, prizes and awards 2006 - The Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, USA 2004 - Big Art Challenge, Channel 5, finalist 1996 - Bayer Earth Art Award finalist 1995 - Bayer Earth Art Award finalist 1992 - The David Murray Travel Scholarship 1992 - The Vincent Harris Award 1991 - The David Murray Travel Scholarship 1991 - The Landseer Scholarship 1989 - The City and Guilds Drawing Prize 1989 - The Richard Ford Award for Travel 1988 - The Aidan Threlfall Trust, Goldsmiths Company Travel Bursary 1988 - The City and Guilds Drawing Prize 1988 - The Knights of the Round Table Painting Award 1988 - The Philip Connard Travel Award