BIO

Mihai Zgondoiu (b. 1982) is a visual artist, university assistant Ph.D. at UNA (National University of Arts Bucharest, Design Department), initiator and the coordinator of the Atelier 030202 Gallery – a contemporary art space in Bucharest and co-curator of geamMAT Gallery, part of the Art Museum in Timișoara (2012-2014), co-curator at Atelier în tranziție (English: Studio in transition) between 2009-2013, graphic designer at the Comedy Theatre in Bucharest (since 2005). Member of the Artists Union in Romania (since 2006).
Mihai Zgondoiu easily oscillates between experimental and traditional, approaching a wide range of styles and techniques with his artwork from drawing, collage, print, all the way to video-installations, action-performance and urban art.
The most recent exhibitions/solo projects are: New Wall / Calina Gallery – Timișoara 2017, Dada Brancusi / MB-XL Gallery – Bruxelles, 2016 & Galateca Gallery – Bucharest 2017, The Artist’s Golden Hand / FivePlus Gallery – Viena, 2014 & Aiurart Gallery – Bucharest, 2013, Lenin’s Sleep / Free Press Square – Bucharest, 2011, The Red Line / the National Dance Center of Dance in Bucharest, 2001, The Red Carpet / the Schlooss Museum courtyard – Linz, Austria, 2011, Freedom as Visual Pattern / Hampden Gallery – Incubator Art Space, Amherst, Massachusetts USA, 2010, Me Matrix / Calina Gallery – Timișoara, 2009, Me / Contemporary Art Gallery of the Brukenthal Museum – Sibiu, 2008.
He also participated in RERE. Overriding Design with Art and Vice-Versa – Vienna Design Week 2016, DADADA – Media Art Festival – Museum of Art-Arad 2016, Transformation – Muzeul Beelden Aan Zee, Haga 2014, BB6 (Bucharest International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2014, IEEB4 & IEEB7 (International Experimental Engraving Biennial, 2010, 2016), Now Art Now Future (The International Biennial of print – Vilnius, 2008), his artworks being part of private and state collections: Art collection Luciano Benetton (IT), Alain Servais Collection (BE), Avium Art Collection (RO), Daniel Stefanica Art Collection (RO), Nasui Art Collection (RO), Herczeg Art Collection (RO), Calina Art Collection (RO), DFEWA Art Collection (DE), The Visual Art Museum, Galați (RO), the Florean Contemporary Art Museum, Baia-Mare (RO), the National Museum of Art, Satu Mare (RO).