Sorin NEAMȚU

3.06.1977, Făgăraș, România

Lives and works in Arad and Cluj, RO

Education:

2004-2006 MA in painting, University of Timişoara, Faculty of Fine Arts

1999-2004 University of Timişoara, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting

1995-2001 Polytechnic University of Timișoara, Faculty of Computer Science

since 2012, he is co-founder and director of Baril Gallery, Cluj

Solo Shows:

2019 - Neutrasomni, curated by Călin Dan, MNAC, Bucharest, RO

2016 - The subject. Edges and bounds, AMT Project, Bratislava, SK 

2015 - Artissima Torino, Baril Gallery Booth, IT

2013 - Radicalm, 12-14 Schleifmühlgasse Gallery, Wien, AT

2012 - Retopit [Remelted], Baril, Cluj, RO

2010 - The Great Blot, Recycle Nest Gallery Bucharest, RO

2008 - Recipient şi Container [Receptacle and Container], The House of Arts Gallery, Timişoara, RO

2007 -Chairpillar, 28 Gallery & Anastasia Foundation Gallery, Timişoara, RO

Group Shows (Selection):

2018 - De Rerum Natura, Media Art Festival, curated by Ileana Selejan and Călin Man, Arad, RO

2018 - Double Head Matches, a selection of contemporary artworks from four Romanian private collections,      

           curated by Diana Marincu și Zsuzsanna Szegedy-Maszák, New Gallery, Budapest, HU 

2017 - Cinema, Media Art Festival, curated by Ileana Selejan and Călin Man, Arad, RO

2016 -  Arad Renaissance, curated by Călin Dan,  Scena 9, Bucharest, RO

2016 - Dadada, Media Art Festival, curated by Ileana Selejan and Călin Man, Arad, RO

2016 - Wasted Time, curated by Gabor Gulyas. Art Capital Festival - Szentendre, Budapest, HU

2016 - Almost Objects, curated by Lili Boros. Art Capital Festival - Szentendre, Budapest, HU

2015 - Examples for non-universal chair, curated by Kispál Ágnes, 

           Magma Contemporary Medium, Sf. Gheorghe, RO

2012 - Crossing Cluj, curated by Délia Vékony, ArtMarket Budapest, HU

2012  -In the core of things, curator Ileana Pintilie, Museum of Art, Cluj, RO

2011 - Possible - Uncertain, curated by Ileana Pintilie, Timisoara, Calina Gallery, RO

2011 - In the Light of Utopia, curated by Ileana Pintilie, Romanian Cultural Institute, London, UK

2010 - In the core of things, curated by Ileana Pintilie, Museum of Arts, Cluj, RO

2009 - Temporary Auxiliary Constructions, Recycle Nest Gallery, Bucharest, RO

2009 - From form to concept, Curated by Ileana Pintilie, Museum of art, Cluj, RO

2004 - Graduation Exhibition - prof. Constantin Flondor, Museum of Art, Timișoara, RO

Publications:

2018 - Co-publisher for Sieranevada - Cristi Puiu catalog, Iadasarecasa & Baril, Bucharest

2018 - Editor for Maxim Liulca Catalog, Distanz Verlag Berlin 

2017 - Editor of Dreifuss, an interview book with Cristi Puiu, Baril, Cluj, RO

2016 - Satisfying Conditions, Sputnik Edition, Bratislava, SK

2013 - Almost Things, BARIL, Cluj, RO

2012 - Retopit (Remelted), artist book, 1+1AP edition

2010 - Marea Pată (The Great Blot), Recycle Nest,  Bucharest, RO

Curating:

Between 2012 and 2019, Sorin Neamţu organized and curated various solo or group shows for Baril Gallery, in partnership with various institutions (Art Museum of Cluj, Arad Art Museum, Art Encounters Biennale Timişoara) and art fairs (Artissima Torino, Contemporary Vienna, Brussels Art, Art-o-Rama Marseilles, MiArt Milano, etc).(www.baril.ro)

Awards:

In 2014 Baril Gallery won  Guido Carbone Prize for best gallery in New Entries section | Artissima Torino for a show curated by Sorin Neamțu