ABOUT LIVIU CUPCEANCU

 

Liviu Cupceancu was born in Romania in 1943 and is now living in Connecticut, USA. Liviu become interested in art at a very young age influenced by his artistically inclined parents. He spent most of his childhood in Bucharest, Romania and attended the University Of Bucharest School Of Biology, where he received his degree. Liviu continued to be fascinated by art and studied it at length in his spare time.  He complimented his studies with art and photography classes at the "Ioan Dalles" Romanian Popular University.

In 1981, Liviu left his communist country in search of freedom and moved to Germany with his wife Elena.  Four years later the couple moved to Connecticut USA where they currently reside. After his move to the United States, Liviu worked in neurobiology research at the University of Connecticut. His artistic talent enabled him to contribute scientific illustrations and photography for magazines such as The Journal of Neuroscience, and Neuron.

While at the University of Connecticut, Liviu continued to work on his true passion… art. His work during this time includes photography, surreal acrylics, and abstract oil paintings.  In 1998, Liviu made the decision to dedicate himself entirely to his art and shifted his focus to wood and metal sculpture.

Throughout the years Liviu has been a member of several art associations, including Washington Depot Art Association, Stamford Art Association, Canton - Gallery on the Green, and Greenwich Art Association.  Liviu's work is frequently exhibited in juried art shows where he received many awards including Best in Show Award at Glastonbury Art Guild's and Third Juror Choice Award at Canton, Gallery on the Green.

His work is exhibited year round in Washington Depot Art Association, Washington CT, State of Arts Gallery, Hartford CT, Polonaise Art Gallery, Woodstock VT, and at his home gallery in Connecticut.

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Norman D Stevens Gallery at Homer Babbidge Library, Storrs, CT - Solo Show

  • Polonaise Art Gallery, Woodstock, VT - Year Round

  • Jacob Eduard Library Gallery, Southbridge, MA - Solo Show

  • Robert L. Carothers Gallery at URI, Kingston, RI - Solo Show 'Confessions'

  • Homer Babbidge Library, Gallery on the Plaza, Storrs CT - Collection of Norman D Stevens

  • Tolland Arts Center, Tolland, CT - Juried Show

  • Agora Gallery, SoHo, New York, NY – Group Show

  • Gallery Klipp-Art, Dusseldorf, Germany

  • Landmark Lobby Gallery, Stamford, CT – Group Show

  • Art Association Gallery, Stamford, CT – Group Show Multiple awards

  • Glastonbury Art Guild, CT – Best in Show Award

  • Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT – Juror’s Choice and other awards

  • Art Association Gallery, East Hampton, CT – Group Show

  • WCMH Lobby Gallery, Windham, CT - Solo Show Visions of Things

  • Artists in the Country, West Woodstock, CT - Group Show

  • The Vanilla Bean, Pomfret, CT - Group Show

  • Westport, CT – Juried Show

  • Simsbury, CT – Juried Show

  • Hargis Unique Gallery, Pemona, CA – Group Show

  • Denise Morris Curt, Milford/Mystic, CT – Group Shows

  • Bucharest, Romania - Group and Solo Shows

CONTACT

 

 

liviucup@gmail.com

Tel: 860-871-0501