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Dumitru Verdianu was born in Moldova in 1954 and received his education in Moldova and in St Petersburg where he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 1982. After moving to Vienna / Austria he continued his education at the Academy of Fine Arts of Vienna, Masterclass Professor Michelangelo Pistoletto. He has had numerous exhibitions all over the world for example Moscow, Toronto, Vienna, Venice etc. His works can also be found in museums and private collections all over the world. He has been on television in Moldova, Russia, Romania and Austria.
The artist is working in different materials like bronze, stone, wood, graphics and oil.He does monumental works as well as small plastics, paints on canvas, paper, wood etc.
Since 1992 he is dividing his time between Russia and Austria.


1954 Born in Ungheni / Moldova ( former Soviet Union )
1968 – 1972 Artistic School in Ungheni / Moldova
1972 – 1976 Studies at Artistic High School in Chisinau / Moldova
1976 – 1982 Studies at Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg / Russia
1976 Final work at Academy of Fine Arts St Petersburg “ Haiduk” Diploma as Artist – Sculptor – Pedagogue
1982 Working as a free Artist
1983 Member of the Artists´ Union of Russia
1996 – 2000 Guest Student at the Academy of Fine Arts / Vienna Austria
From 1976 taking part in international and national Exhibitions and Symposiums :

1999 “ All of St Petersburg “ Manage St Petersburg / Russia"
1999 “ Black Birds” Galerie am Brahmsplatz Vienna / Austria"
1999 “ Pro Arte” Museum of Modern Arts Temesvar / Roumania"
2000 “ Classical Evening “ York Woods Library Theatre Toronto / Canada"
2000 " Symposium Ungheni / Moldova “ The Prodigal Son “
2000 “ Der goldene Schnitt “ Schloß Gloggnitz Austria"
2000 “ The Reality of Things “ USINEXPO – Art Galerie Bucarest / Roumania"
2000 “ Monument against Fascism “ Fischamend / Austria"
2001 “ All of St Petersburg “ Manage St Petersburg / Russia"
2001 “ The Reality of Things “ Palazzo Correr Venice / Italy"
2001 “ Art-Mix “ Schieberkammer Vienna / Austria"
2001 “ The Reality of Things “ Roumanian Culture Institute Vienna / Austria"
2001 “ Personal Exhibition “ Galerie am Brahmsplatz Vienna / Austria"
2001 “ International Symposium of Sculpture St Petersburg / Russia"
2002 “ Puntea “ Roumanian Culture Institute Vienna / Austria"
2002 “ Eine Werkschau “ Schieberkammer Vienna / Austria"
Grants :
1994 Grant “ Ionel Gianu “ from ARA American – Roumanian Academy of Arts
and Sciences “ Davis / USA.
1998 Grant “ Departementa “ City of Chisinau / Moldova.
Symposiums From 1986 in Latvia, Russia, Austria, France, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany and Moldova.

Collections :
*Russian Museum / St Petersburg, Tretjakow Galerie / Moscow as well as other museums in St Petersburg, Moscow, Tiumen and Moldova.
*Private collection in USA, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Roumania, Slovakia, France, Russia and Canada.
Television programmes in Moldova, Russia, Roumania and Austria.

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Artwork name: My Cross

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1998
Bronze
20 x 17 x 12cm, (8" x 6 3/4" x 4 3/4")

Price: £2448 GBP

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