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

FRAGILE, Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

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

GIL, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2010

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

BRUITS ETOUFFES, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

2008

ERRANCE, Galerie Popy Arvani, Paris, France

IDLE, Casa Matei Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

IDLE, Bazis Contemporary Art Gallery, Miercurea Ciuc, Romania

Group exhoibitions:

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

ABSORBTION, Anaid Art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2013

DEFINING/CREATING, Larm Galleri, Copenhaga, Denmark

MUTATIONS, Bazis Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

LUNCHEON ON THE GRASS, Viltin Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2012

CLUJ MEETS BERLIN, Bazis Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

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

2011

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

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

2010

UNUSUAL SUSPECTS, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

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

2009

GROWHT, Parti Gallery, Pécs, Hungary

DONT GET MAD BRO, Point Contemporary, Bucharest, Romania

2009

EUROPA ARTIUM, Cluj Napoca, Romania

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

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