DANIEL CRACIUN – born in 1970 at Tulcea(Romania).
Visual artist (painter,graphician,fotographe,curator). Live and works in Romania(Bucharest) and France. Member off the Artist s Union from Romania ,
“Maison des artistes (House of artists)“ from France and of the A.I.A.P-Unesco.
Head of “image and fund rising department “of the Aquaterra association from Bucharest,from 1998. Drawing teacher, between 1998-1999 in a elementary school of Bucharest.
He make restorations of paintings in France and Romania. Co-editor in Bucharest with Michaela Nica Craciun, at Rosseti educational, the art book “Eugen Craciun-o noua directie in arta moderna romaneasca(a new direction in the Romanian modern art)“ a tribute to his father`s art – in 2005.
Education: Art Highschool N.Tonitza from Bucharest in 1989; University of Art from Bucharest in 1996; master in arts at the University of Paris1 Sorbonne( 2002).
One man shows:
1992-in the hall off the Romanian Christian Peasant party-duplex with Mircea Vulpe
1994-Art University “Ion Mincu“off Bucharest
1996-Latin Amercan house of Bucharest
1998- at the Literature Museum and French Institute off Bucharest
1999- Municipal gallery of Bucharest
2000- Romanian Cultural Institute from Paris
2001- Galla gallery from Bucharest
2002- Romanian Cultural Institute from Budapest
2004- Art Point gallery, Bucharest
2005- Romanian Cultural Institute in Venice (Italy) and one show at the G.Enescu festival`s place from Bucharest.
2006- Basil gallery and G.Mora gallery from Bucharest
2007- Caminul artei-galery and Bucharest Financial Plazza , in Bucharest
2008- Galateca gallery of the BCUB (Universitary library)
– La Scena club-gallery- Bucharest.
2009 – “C.Brancusi gallery“ of the Romanian Parliament.
– Studio Arte (paintings) and at Sigma library (photo)- Bucharest
2010 – Simeza gallery Bucharest
2011 – Galeria Melenia, Bucharest; Galeria Helios- Timisoara
– Galerie Les Singuliers, Paris
2012 si 2013 – Backspace open studio ( painting and photography after)
2014 – Metropolis art center, Bucharest
2015 -Foundation Henri Coanda and Elite ProfArt Gallery (Bucharest)
2016 -C.A.V.(Caminul artei- first floor) -Bucharest
2017 – EriCris art (Bucharest)
2018 -Gallery /ANAV (Bucharest)
2019 -Galery “2 art“ Bucharest
-Gallery C.A.V (Caminul artei- first floor) – Bucharest
2020 – Gallery “Artoteca“, Bucharest
-Victoria Hub space, Bucharest (exhibition Virus/Antivirus)
2021:- Simeza gallery (in duplex with Mircea Nechita)
– O.A.R.(Romanian Architect Order) of Bucharest
Group exhibitions in Romania:
-From 1993 to 2006 is participating at many editions of National, municipal or youth fairs of art from Romania(specially in Bucharest) and at the Moldavians Art fairs(1996,98,2000,2005) – At the engravings Fair from Bucharest in 1994 and 1996.
-1999- Art fair from Resita( Romania)
-1998,2003 and 2005- Ion Andreescu bienalle
-1999,2002 and 2007 at TIAV Bucharest(international visual art fair)
-2004- Shop art Bucharest(5th edition) and at the Baku art gallery fair,Bucharest
-2004 and 2006-Tonitza fair at Barlad
-1999,2004,2005 and 2006-Comemorative art fairs dedicated to the heroes of 1989 revolution
-2006-Orizont gallery(“10 years after the license diplome“,with other 5 collegues)
2006 -Painting Art Fair at the Florean Art Museum
2007 and 2008- at Artis gallery, Bucharest
2009- Art fair of Romanian Union artists
2010- Symposium and fair dedicated to Eugen Ionesco- Mayor`s district 1 Center,Bucharest.
2011 -exhibition“Dia-log“-Löwendal foundation from Bucharest (curator and exhibitor)
-Truicart fair in Bucharest, “Balcic“theme – Army`s museum in Bucharest
2012 – in Bastion space-Timisoara and at Melenia gallery from Bucharest
-at Backspace open studio – Bucharest
2013 – Art fair organized by Transilvania Art gallery in Bruckenthal section – in Avrig.
- -Union`s art museum fair in Bucharest and in the group art photography Odeon theater.
2014 – Sacred art fair in the National art library from Bucharest
–Night galleries show – Backspace open studio,Bucharest (with V.Perianu and V.Bratu)
2015 -Exhibition of painting and after of phot\os -in Metropolis center Bucharest
– Romanian group exhibition of Soleil de l`est- Romanian cultural institute-Bucharest
-Spring art fair “Temeiuri“- C.Brancusi gallery Bucharest .
– “Arte in Bucharest “ fair ; Union`s artists art fair from Bucharest.
– Sacred art fair in the Village Art Museum from Bucharest
2016 -National fair “Ipostaze medievale“- in the National library (Bucharest)
-at “Sacred art exhibition“ by AFPPR – Village museum ( Bucharest);
-Aniversary group exhibition at EliteProf Art, Bucharest.
-Romanian art exhibition organized by Soleil de l`est – ARCUB- Bucharest
2017 – “Sacred art exhibition“ by AFPPR – Village museum (Bucharest)
-Union`s artists fair of Bucharest- CAV gallery
-National fair “Ipostaze medievale“- in the National library (Bucharest)
-A.R.T.E. Fair -Iasi (receiving the first price in painting)
-Retrospective of contemporary romanian painting by Soleil de l`est association
in the C.Brancusi gallery of Bucharest (also curator).
2017 – Winter art fair from Bucharest
2018 – National art Fair at Caminul artei gallery(CAV)- Bucharest
-Sacred art fair- Village MuseumBucharest by AFPPR
-in “Ion Andreescu“ biennale – Buzau(Romania).
-Moldavian art fair (Bacau and Chisinau); Art fair- in the History Museum, Cluj;
-“Next“exhibition by Danaart gallery – Metropolis center , Bucharest;
– the G.Petrascu biennale at the Museum of Targoviste;
-“ the Centenary “-Contemporary art fair-“- Alba Iulia museum;
– SNAC (national art fair) -centenarry edition- CAV (Bucharest)
2019: -Photography group exhibition“Artistul “-at Metropolis art collection (Bucharest)
– “Visual identities“ group exhibition – Art Museum of Piatra Neamt
– “Little formats“ art fair -Union`s artists gallery Braila
– “Romanian artist on the european sites“- National library Bucharest
2020: -The Bucharest art fair
-“Contemporary atitudes art fair“, in the National library Bucharest ;
2021: -Grup 75 -at C.A.V. Bucharest
Group exhibition abroad:
1995 -Internatinal art competition(drawings display stand)-New York
1999 -Dammarie le Lys, and Maison Lafitte art fairs(France)
2000 -Atelier Z gallery, and Thuillier gallery(France)
2001- Salon of spiritual art,organised by CREEST, Paris
2002- Paul Amarica gallery
2004 – Louis Vuitton Art Competition, Paris
2006- Galeria livraria Orfeu from Brussels
2012 -Romanian Art Collective exhibition by Soleil de l`est- Cite des arts,Paris
2013- Romanian art exhibition-ICR Budapest, organised by Transilvania art gallery
2015 – Exhibition(group) at Chiesa Santa Maria della Misericordia (Perugia, Italia)
2017 – Romanian art exhibition (by Soleil de l`est) – Espace Christiane Peugeot(PARIS);
2018 -Romanian art exhibition in Circole Municipale Aternino (Pescara, Italy)
2019 -Group romanian exhibition by Soleil de l`est- Chateau de Taille (Loire) France
2021 -Residencial exhibition- Art center Luynes (Franta)
Art Auctions: Bucharest(Gold art, Alis, Monavissa), Paris (Millon Robert, R.Ader, Mirabaud-Mercier, Magnin Wedry etc )
Bibliographical considerations in media ,newspapers, artbooks and encyclopedies by:
Vasile Florea,Adina Nanu,Ilie Rosianu, Radu Ionescu , Barbu Cioculescu,Armand Steriadi,Alexandra Titu,Frederic Sauvage,Gh.Vida, Marina Preutu,V.Marinescu, Manuela Golea, Cristina Angelescu, Lucian Strohi, Valentin Ciuca,
Mentioned in the Enciclopedy of Romanian artists by A.Cebuc and V.Florea and in the
“Artists from Dobrogea dictionnary“
His works are in private or museal collections from Romania, France, Germany,Sweden,USA etc