Tamara Grecu

Tamara Grecu - ceramics, Dimitrie Peicev - painting.

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 15.00 The National Museum of Art of Moldova will inaugurate the exhibition

Tamara Grecu - ceramics, Dimitrie Peicev - painting.

       Born on December 4, 1943 in the city of Uralsk, Kazakhstan, Tamara Grecu-Peicev studied at the № 2 high school in Chisinau (1950-1960). During the years 1961-1965 he continued his studies at the Republican School of Fine Arts I. Repin, currently the College of Fine Arts Al. Plămădeală, Ceramics Department, and between 1965 and 1970 - at the Academy of Fine Arts in Tallinn, Estonia, Faculty of Ceramics.

       He made his debut in 1963, participating for the first time in a group exhibition.

       In 1976 he became a full member of the UAP of Moldova, Decorative Art section.

       Tamara Grecu-Peicev participates in creative camps in Dzintary, Latvia as part of a group of potters (1972, 1975, 1979, 1986) and in the open air in Hortobaghi, Hungary (1998).

       Since 1972 she has been a participant in many art exhibitions in the Republic of Moldova but also in the countries of the former USSR.

       Ceramista organizes personal exhibitions in: Bacău and Bucharest - Romania (1998); C. Brâncuși Exhibition Center, Chisinau - Rep. Moldova (2000).

       In 1968 the artist is decorated with the Bronze Medal for the work Cat, ceramics at E.R.E.N., Moscow, Russia; and in 1969 she was named the winner of the First Prize for the student scientific paper Art of C. Brâncuși, Tallinn, Estonia.

       Born on May 19, 1943 in Burgugi village, Artiz commune (southern Bessarabia), currently Odessa region, Ukraine, Dimitrie Peicev graduated from the Russian-Ukrainian school for Bulgarian children in 1960, and in 1961 came to Chisinau, where he met M. Grecu, who shelters him in his workshop. During the years 1964-1970 he studied at the Republican School of Fine Arts I. Repin, currently the College of Fine Arts Al. Plămădeală, and between 1970 and 1975 he continued his studies at the Faculty of Polygraphic Book Design at the Institute of Polygraphy in Moscow.

       In 1975 he became a member of the UAP of Moldova, and between 1996–2000 and 2009-2012 he was a member of the UAP Senate of Moldova.

       The artist's participation in numerous creative camps - Senej, Gurzuf (Russia), Plovdiv, Gabrovo (Bulgaria), Sevan (Armenia), Tescani (Romania), Horțobaghi ​​(Hungary) - had an enormous influence on his artistic development.

He debuted in 1977 with the first personal exhibition in the foyer of the House of the Writers' Union of Moldova.

       He organizes numerous personal exhibitions in the country and abroad: Plovdiv, Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Veliko Tarnovo - Bulgaria (1977, 1991, 1994, 1995); Botoșani, Buzău, Bacău, Bucharest - Romania (1994); Art Gallery of Varna - Bulgaria (1996); George Apostu Culture Center in Bacău - Romania (1998); Presidential Palace in Sofia - Bulgaria (1998); C. Brâncuși Exhibition Center of UAP Moldova (2000, 2004, 2008, 2013, 2018); UN headquarters, OSCE headquarters, Chisinau - Moldova (2000, 2004); Burgas - Bulgaria (2002); National Museum of Art of Moldova in Chisinau (2010); Embassy of Bulgaria in Chisinau, Rep. Moldova (2010, 2011, 2019); Budapest - Hungary (2014); Embassy of Hungary in Chisinau - Rep. Moldova (2016); Chisinau Atrium Center - Rep. Moldova (2016).

       From his debut until now, Dimitrie Peicev participates in most representative collective exhibitions in the country, but also abroad: Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, Belgium, the Netherlands, etc.

       For his creative activity, the artist was mentioned with various awards and distinctions: Gold Medal in Japan for the portrait of conductor Șt. Andronic (1986), UAP Bacău Prize Salons of Moldova (1992); Civic Merit Medal (1996); Prize of the year for painting of the UAP of Moldova (2003); UAP Moldova Excellence Award (2006); Second Prize at the Spring Salons (2007); Mihail Grecu Award, granted by the Ministry of Culture of the Rep. Moldova (2015); Seal Medal of Tsar Simion the Great, awarded by the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture.

The exhibition will remain open to the public from October 28 to November 21, 2021

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