Betuker István was born in 1984 in Satu-Mare, Romania

Lives in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Works in his studio in the Paintbrush Factory.

Associate of Bázis Contemporary Art Platform. .

Studies:

2013 PHD in painting at the University of Art and Design, Cluj-Napoca, (RO)

2009 MA at the University of Art and Design, Cluj Napoca (RO)

2007 University of Art and Design, Cluj Napoca (RO)

2006 Socrates\Erasmus Residency, Macerata (IT)

1995-2003 “Aurel Popp” Highschool of Art, Satu Mare (RO)

Solo exhibitions:

2015

COLORED FIELDS, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris (FR)

FRAGILE, Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest (RO)

EMOTIONAL BLACKMAIL, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros (HU)

2014

FORAY INTO ABSTRACT, Bazis Contemporary Art, Cluj Napoca (RO)

2013

DERIVES, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris (FR)

2011

SLEEPERS, event of Artekne Contemporary Artfair, Chiesa Santa Maria di Armenis, Matera, (IT)

GIL, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris (FR)

2010

ISTVAN BETUKER, White Project (in collaboration with Prometeo Gallery, Milan), Pescara, (IT)

BRUITS ETOUFFES, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, (FR)

2008

ERRANCE, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, (FR)

IDLE, Casa Matei Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, (RO)

IDLE, Bazis Contemporary Art Gallery, Miercurea Ciuc, (RO)

Group exhoibitions:

2016

ALMOST OBJECT, Art-Capital Biennale, Szentendre (HU)

2014

HIDDEN FIELD, Bazis Platform + Ultrastudio, Pescara (IT)

ABSORBTION, Anaid Art Gallery, Bucharest (RO)

2013

DEFINING/CREATING, Larm Galleri, Copenhaga, (DK)

MUTATIONS, Bazis Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE)

LUNCHEON ON THE GRASS, Viltin Gallery, Budapest (HU)

2012

CLUJ MEETS BERLIN, Bazis Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE)

EUROPIAN TRAVELLERS – ART FROM CLUJ TODAY, Kunsthalle, Budapest (HU)

2011

SPARTA, Circolo Aternino / Piazza Garibaldi / Galleria White Project, Pescara

WELCOME TO THE UNCANNY VALLEY, BAZIS Contemporary Art Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, (RO)

2010

UNUSUAL SUSPECTS, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest, (RO)

IN THE EYES OF MY BROTHER, Larm Galleri, Copenhagen, (DK)

2009

GROWHT, Parti Gallery, Pecs,(HU)

DONT GET MAD BRO, Point Contemporary, Bucharest, (RO)

EUROPA ARTIUM, Cluj Napoca, (RO)

ROMANIAN ART TODAY, Tajan, Paris, (FR)

2008

READY, STEADY, GROWTH… , Bulgakov Gallery, Cluj, (RO)

15 HUNGARIAN AND ROMANIAN ARTISTS, Plan B Gallery, Cluj (RO)

2007

Exhibition with Cristina Vulcu, Art Cafe Gallery, Montreux, (CH)

HOMAGE A YVES KLEIN – the winners of the “Prix LVMH des jeunes createurs 2006-2007, Galerie de l’Association Le Pont Neuf, Paris, (FR)

7 , Parti Gallery, Pecs, (HU)

Other activities:

2012

PHD Placement, Berlin (DE)

2011

THE CUTTING EDGE, International Art Camp, Cluj, Belis (RO)

2010

Workshop, Ecole du Louvre, Paris (FR)

2007

Winner of the LVMH (Louis Vuitton & Moet Hennessy) award 2006 – 2007, international competition In tribute to Yves Klein, Paris (FR)

Golden Kentaur 2007 International Painting Competition, Munich (DE)

Winner of the Preview Gallery Painting Competition, Cluj Napoca (RO)