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LIVIA
BALU
Clarens
Switzerland

Livia Balu - Professional CV

Degrees

  • 2015 - The Society of Neuro-Linguistics Programming (USA) and Collège Romand de PNL (CH) - Certified Master Practitioner NLP

  • 2006 - Assenza Visual Art School Basel (CH) - Visual Artist and Art Teacher

  • 1985 - University of Craiova (RO) - Economist

Memberships

  • Arts Visuels Vaud, Switzerland

  • UAP Romania (National Union of Professional Artists)

Awards

  • 2017 - Prize Schappo from the canton Basel-Stadt (CH)

  • 2016 - 1st International Prize Leonardo da Vinci, Florence, Palazzo Borghese (IT)

  • 2013 - 2nd Prize Courbet Contest, La Tour-de-Peilz (CH)

  • 2012 - Certificate of Excellence, Palm Art Award, Art Domain Leipzig (GE)

  • 2011 - Diploma di Partecipazione, Biennale Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Firenze (IT)

  • 2010 - Certificate of Excellence, Palm Art Award, Art Domain Leipzig (GE)

  • 2008 - Diploma of Excellence, Romanian Embassy in Bern (CH)

  • 2004 - 1st Prize, Art'air Geneva (CH)

  • 1998 - 1st Prize, Spring Salon, Art Museum Calafat (RO)

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

  • 2017 - Lyon 3rd City Hall, (FR)

  • 2016 - Gallery Picpus-Moser, Montreux (CH)

  • 2014 - Maison Visinand, Montreux; "Château de Chillon" - "Journée cantonale des enfants" at Morges, Ecole de Marcelin; "Villeneuve 800" at Villeneuve Library, Grand'Rue 76 (CH)

  • 2013 - Gallery Steiner, Vienna (AT)

  • 2011 - En Beauregard Gallery, Montreux (CH)

  • 2010 - St. Vincent Temple, Montreux (CH)

  • 2009 - Trotte Museum, Arlesheim/Basel (CH); «Zum Hüsli» Gallery, Zürich(CH)

  • 2008 - Gallery ARVA, Vevey (CH)

  • 2007 - Foisor Gallery, Art Museum Mogosoaia Palace, Bucharest (RO); Scala Theater, Basel (CH)

  • 2006 - Trotte Museum, Arlesheim/Basel (CH)

  • 2005 - MehrRaum Gallery Basel (CH)

  • 2004 - Zunfthaus zu Pfistern, Lucerne (CH)

  • 1991 - 2001: numerous exhibitions in Romanian art museums and galleries

Group Exhibitions (selected)

  • 2019 - International Artists’ Works, Artosino Gallery, New York (USA)/ Haegeumgang Theme Museum (South Korea)

  • 2018 - Yukyung Art Museum, Geoje (South Korea) / Art Museum Satu Mare (RO) / Maison Visinand, Cultural Center Montreux (CH)

  • 2017 - Galeria La Pigna, Rome (IT), Galeria Elite Prof Art, Bucuresti (RO), Villa Dutoit Cultural Center Geneva (CH), Mariastein Basel (CH)

  • 2016 - Jadite Galleries, New York (USA) / Biennale Riviera del Brenta, Mira-Venice (IT) / Gallery Picpus-Moser, Montreux (CH) / La Capela Gallery, Paris (FR) / Amarica Gallery, Paris (FR)

  • 2015 - Crypt Gallery, London (UK) / Museo Diocesano, Gubbio (IT) / Anixis Gallery, Baden (CH)

  • 2013 - 110th Salon d'Automne, Paris (FR); 15th ART INTERNATIONAL, Zurich (CH); La Casa delle Culture del Mondo, Milano (IT); Salon 2013 AEAF (Académie Européene des Arts - France), Paris (FR); Swiss Art Space, Lausanne (CH); Mu.MA Galata Museo del Mare (Musée de la Mer) Genova (IT)

  • 2012 - MAG Montreux Art Gallery, Montreux (CH); SARTFAIR Shanghai Art Fair International, Shanghai (China); Barcelona Showcase International Exhibition of Painting and Photography Casa Batllo, Barcelona (ES)

  • 2011 - International Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence (IT); Livres d'artistes Maison Visinand Cultural Center, Montreux (CH)

  • 2010 - Shakespeare International Festival, Craiova (RO)

  • 2009 - South Pole Gallery, Lausanne (CH)

  • 2008 - Kunstmesse Salzburg (AT); Art Fair IMMAGINA, Reggio Emilia (IT); Kunst in Reinach (CH)

  • 2007 - Kunst Forum International, Meisterschwanden (CH); Anixis Gallery, Baden (CH), EUROP’ART Geneva International Art Fair (CH)

  • 2006 - Contemporary Art Fair, Geneva (CH); Lengnau Museum, Lengnau (CH)

  • 2005 - BEA Bern Expo, Bern (CH)

  • 2004 - Künstlerhaus Bern (CH)

  • 1995 - 2001: numerous participations in cultural events, for example: International Cartoon Festival, Vaslui (RO); International Festival of satirical Graphic Art, Galati (RO); The Festival of Vlahes, Rabrovo (BG); International Festival of Contemporary Graphic, Art Museum, Ploiesti (RO).

Book Illustrations

  • 2019 - Livia Balu - Mirrors, meditating face to face, Artist’s book; Des Cygnes et des signes, landscape book

  • 2017 - Livia Balu – L’Eclesiaste, Livre d’artiste

  • 2016 - Livia Balu – Brooklyn Baby, Montreux Jazz, Livre d’artiste;

  • 2013 - Livia Balu – WalzoJazz, Livre d’artiste

  • 2008 - Michel Masson – Le Grain de Sable, Enkidu-Presse Philippine, Amsterdam

  • 1998 - 2001: William Shakespeare – Theater, Sarmis Publishing House, Craiova (RO); Stefan Sgandar - Povesti siderale, Universal Dalsi Publishing House, Bucharest (RO); Jean Audouze, Michel Cassé, Jean-Claude Carrière – Conversation sur l’invisible, Omniscop Publishing House, Craiova (RO)

Different Works in Museums and Institutions as well as in Private Collections (selected)

  • Kupferstichkabinett, Kunstmuseum Basel (CH)

  • Art Museum Mogosoaia Palace Bucharest (RO)

  • Art Museum Calafat (RO)

  • University of Craiova (RO)

  • French Library Omnia (RO)

  • Kunst Forum International, Meisterschwanden (CH)

  • Adelinda Allegretti Gallery, Roma (IT)

  • Sue Skitt, artist, London (UK)

  • Ulrike Steinmetz Mandaiker, Leiterin des Parzival-Kinderhauses, Karlsruhe Hagsfeld (DE)

  • Nadine Gusew, PNLSanté, Quebec (CA)

  • Jean-Michel Henny, Association Café EUROPA - Mémoires et cultures européennes, Evian (FR)

  • MAG Montreux Art Gallery (CH)

  • Aikido Dojo Alpen, Heidrun Hoffmann, Alpen (DE)

  • Christa Prameshuber, Buchautorin, Zurich (CH)

  • Michael Lam, Art Consultant, Founder of Vision Art Media, New York (USA)

Visual art School Basel
14 years old