In art you must have two essential things: talent and dedication!
My name is GHEORGHIU CLAUDIU VICTOR and I was born in October 1967 in Bucharest.
In 1998 I took the master degree at University from Bucharest , the Faculty of History- universal old history section- with theme (Constantine the Great and Christianity) at professor LIGIA BARZU.
In 1991 I graduated Art School, painting section, with TITU DRAGUTESCU.
I painted sacred pictures from 1990, in technique tempera or tempera with egg on wood. During the period 1992-1994 I was artistic advisor at COLEUS contemporary art gallery .
I am titular member of the Association Branch of Religious Plastic Arts and Restoration - AFAPRR of UAP from Romania: Visual Artists’ Union from Romania from April 17, 2019, admitted by contest, as well as I was trainee member during the period 2016-2019, admitted by contest. I was member in Plastic Background(FP) belong Visual Artists’ Union from Romania(UAP) from 7th of December 2000, admitted by contest.
From 25th of May 2015 I was elected Media advisor of the Steering Committee of the AFAPRR of UAP from Romania: Visual Artists’ Union from Romania.
From 2014 I am member Visarta(from March 31, 2017, I was elected in the Steering Committee of Visarta, during the period 2017-2022), the Romanian Visual Arts Copyright Collecting Society.
I had 4 Personal Exhibitions with sacred art organized by UAP from Romania- Romanian Fine Arts Union in Bucharest (2001, 2003, 2004 at ArTei Gallery, 2007 at Galateea Gallery), also another two at Silva Gallery in Busteni(2007-2008) and at Sabion Gallery in Bucharest, 2019(together with Cristina Georgescu). I have also 2 Personal Exhibitions in Italy : I was Honor Guest, representing Romania, with sacred art, June 2003 at Pisa and in October 2006 ”The ICONS, sacred pictures in contemporary world” at Viadana(Mantua). I participated at many group/collective exhibitions in Romania and around the world.
I won some prizes in Italy(Taormina, Palermo) and I participated, admitted by contest, at some art fairs and international exhibitions around the world, representing Romania: most of them in Italy(Pompeii, Pisa, Turin, Milan, Reggio Emilia, Bari, Viadana, Mantua), but also in France, Greece, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Switzerland.
Giotto, Paul Gherasim