Eleonora Brigalda

Education and Artistic Experience


1970-1977 - Secondary School of Arts, Chisinau
1977-1982 - Polytechnic Institute of Chisinau, Urban Architecture Department
1982- 1985 - Architect with the design bureau of the Reinforced Concrete Constructions
1985-1988 - Graduate studies at the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, division of Ethnicity and Arts
1988-1992 - Lecturer, Painting department of the Pedagogical State University (UPS) "Ion Creanga"
1992-1997 - Senior lecturer, Painting department of the Pedagogical State University U.P.S. "Ion Creanga"
1991 - Member of the Union of Plastic Artists of Moldova
1994 - PhD in Art Studies.
1995 - Member of the International Association of Plastic Arts IAA-AIAP UNESCO 
1998 - Head of the Chair of Painting
1988-2016  Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Pedagogical State University (UPS) "Ion Creanga"; 
2015 Director of the Association of Teachers of Visual Arts from the Republic of Moldova
Director/curator:
- The shadow of Brâncusi's column - The shadow of the infinite (2000-2001);
- Plastic  Art Competition, organised by Latin Union (2000-2004); 
- Reform of higher artistic education and its perspectives - Creation Camp, Symposium (2006);
- Art Without Borders (2010-2011);
- Visual Arts Teachers' Salon in Moldova (2011-2015)
 

Awards

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1997 - "OMEGA" Award at the "Salons of Moldova" exhibition
1982 - "Our Romanian Language Award", Latin Union Contest, Chisinau, Moldova
2003 - The Prize of the Artists Union of the Republic of Moldova
2005 - The Prize of the Union of Artists of the Republic of Moldova
2009 - Diploma of Excellence, Union of Fine Artists from Romania, Iasi
2010 - Special Prize for Painting, Union of Fine Artists from Romania, Iaşi
2010 - Honorary Title "Om Emeritus"
2011 - "M. Eminescu "Prize, Museum" M. Eminescu ", UAP, Romania, Iasi
2012 - “ITALY Award” for Art, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova
2015 - National Prize of the Republic of Moldova, Government of the Republic of Moldova

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Public Collections

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Republic of Moldova (Museum of Literature)
Romania (Museum of Blaj History
Museum of the Municipal Gallery of Bucharest)
Ukraine (M. Eminescu Museum, Odessa)

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Solo Exhibitions

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2012 - Exhibition Center "C. Brăncuşi", Chisinau
2010 - Main-Kinzig-Forum, Gelnhausen, Germany
2010 - UAP Gallery "Tonitza" Iasi, Romania
2010 - Teaching Staff House, Iasi, Romania
2010 - Center for European Studies, Iasi, Romania
2016 - US Embassy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
2005 - Onisifor Ghibu Library, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
1997 - Romanian Cultural Foundation, Bucharest, Romania

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Group Exhibitions

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2018 - Women in Art for Peace, Council of Europe, France

2017 - Masters in Slanic, Committee of the Regions, Belgium

2017 - Masters in Slanic, Slanic Moldova, Romania

2000 - Romania, Ukraine, Russia, Holand, Hungary
1999 - Frankfurt am Main, Dramstadt, Wachersbach, Germany
1998 - Romanian Artists, Bucharest, Romania
1997 - Romanian Culture Foundation, Bucharest, Romania
1997 - History and Art Museum of Bucharest, Romania

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Publications

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Permanent presence in the art critic literature with monographs, articles and reviews on the history and theory of contemporary art. Monographs: The evolution of the painting of the Republic of Moldova (2002); Pavel Şilingovski (Masters of the Basarabian Art of the 20th Century) (2004); Igor Vieru (Masters of Basarabian Art of the 20th Century) (2006), Tudor Golenco (2010).