About

Betuker István

Born in 1984 in Satu-Mare, Romania

Studies:

2013 PHD in painting at the University of Art and Design, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2009 MA at the University of Art and Design, Cluj Napoca, Romania

2007 University of Art and Design, Cluj Napoca, Romania

1995-2003 “Aurel Popp” Highschool of Art, Satu Mare, Romania

Solo exhibitions:

2017 STILL LIFE MADE OF LIVING THINGS, Sector 1 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2015 COLORED FIELDS, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2015 FRAGILE, Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2015 EMOTIONAL BLACKMAIL, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, Hungary

2014 FORAY INTO ABSTRACT, Bazis Contemporary Art, Cluj Napoca, Romania

2013 DERIVES, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2011 SLEEPERS, event of Artekne Contemporary Artfair, Chiesa Santa Maria di Armenis, Matera, Italy

2011 GIL, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2010 ISTVAN BETUKER, White Project (in collaboration with Prometeo Gallery, Milan), Pescara, Italy

2010 BRUITS ETOUFFES, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2008 ERRANCE, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2008 IDLE, Casa Matei Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2008 IDLE, Bazis Contemporary Art Gallery, Miercurea Ciuc, Romania

Group exhoibitions:

2019 Changing Places, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungry

2019 Bluebird, Sector 1 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2018 ON PAPER, Bazis Contemporary, Cluj Napoca, Romania

2017 THE EXQUISITE CORPSE DRINKS THE NEW WHINE, Sector 1 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2016 ALMOST OBJECT, Art-Capital Biennale, Szentendre, Hungary

2014 HIDDEN FIELD, Bazis Platform + Ultrastudio, Pescara, Italy

2014 ABSORBTION, Anaid Art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2013 DEFINING/CREATING, Larm Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013 MUTATIONS, Bazis Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2013 LUNCHEON ON THE GRASS, Viltin Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2012 CLUJ MEETS BERLIN, Bazis Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2012 EUROPEAN TRAVELLERS – ART FROM CLUJ TODAY, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary

2011 SPARTA, Circolo Aternino / Piazza Garibaldi / Galleria White Project, Pescara, Italy

2011 WELCOME TO THE UNCANNY VALLEY, BAZIS Contemporary Art Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2010 UNUSUAL SUSPECTS, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2010 IN THE EYES OF MY BROTHER, Larm Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009 GROWHT, Parti Gallery, Pécs, Hungary

2009 DONT GET MAD BRO, Point Contemporary, Bucharest, Romania

2009 EUROPA ARTIUM, Cluj Napoca, Romania

2009 ROMANIAN ART TODAY, Tajan, Paris, France

2008 15 HUNGARIAN AND ROMANIAN ARTISTS, Plan B Gallery, Cluj, Romania

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

Other activities:

2012 PHD Placement, Berlin, Germany

2011 THE CUTTING EDGE, International Art Camp, Cluj, Belis, Romania

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, France

2007 Winner of the Preview Gallery Painting Competition, Cluj Napoca, Romania