Born 1988, Babadag, Romania

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

 

EDUCATION

2015          MFA Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York NY

2011          BFA Cooper Union, School of the Arts, New York NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2016           Performance and Workshop for 2MF, Wendy’s Subway, Brooklyn, NY

2011          Ghost Light, The Cooper Union, New York NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITION

2017          Bearings, NARS International Artist Residency, Brooklyn NY

2016          Stone Soup Nasty, Orgy Park, curated by Katherine Aungier, Jennifer Lee, Zuriel Waters and

                   Steven Mykietyn, Brooklyn NY

2015          Surface Tension, Saatchi Art at Parasol Projects, curated by Rebecca Wilson, New York NY

                   Floating Point, Judith Charles Gallery, curated by Paddy Johnson, New York NY     

                   Columbia MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Center, curator Omar Lopez Chahoud, Queens NY

2014          Art at Collyer’s Mansion, Collyer’s Mansion, New York NY

                   First Year MFA Show, Wallach Gallery, New York NY

                   The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington St., New York NY

2013          Networking Tips for Shy People, 200 Livingston St., Brooklyn NY

2012          Single Fare, RH Gallery, New York NY

2011          Serenity Now, Milavec Hakimi Gallery, New York NY

2010         VACI School of Art Show, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua NY

2009          Art of the Book, The Cooper Union, New York NY           

2008-11   The Cooper Union End of the Year Show, The Cooper Union, New York NY    

 

AWARDS

2017          Rema Hort Mann Artist Grand Nominee

2015          Leroy Neiman Gallery Curatorial Project Grantee, Columbia University

                   New American Paintings MFA Edition no.117, Editor's Choice, Boston MA

2014          Summer Residency Fund Award, Columbia University

                   Dean's Research Travel Grant, Columbia University

2013-15    Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University

2011-12    Rema Hort Mann Artist Grand Nominee

2011          Betty Goldin Memorial Fund Book Prize

                   Ismar David Scholarship

                   C.V. Starr Scholarship

2010         Chautauqua Art Institute Summer Residency Full Fellowship

2007-10    The Center for the Performing Arts Partners Scholarship

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016         Derman, Sonya and Stabio, Maria, “2MF with Ioana Manolache”, 2MF Interview at Clocktower Radio, New York NY, May 16

2015          Zevitas, Steven, “Editor’s Pick, Noteworthy Selection”, New American Paintings, MFA Annual Edition, Issue 117, April/May 2015

2014         Manolache, Ioana, "this side up (Pedro's Flag)", Ed. Chaeun Lee, “On the Rhetoric of Memory”, Interventions Journal MODA Publication, Columbia University, Vol.3, Issue 3:, July 2014

 

RESIDENCY

2014          Contemporary Arts Center at Woodside, Troy NY

2010          Chautauqua Art Institute Summer Residency, Chautauqua NY

 

CURATORIAL / PROFESSIONAL

2016           2MF, Guest Artist Lecturer, Wendy’s Subway, curated series by Sonya Derman and Maria Stabio, Brooklyn NY

2015           Stirring Still, Group exhibition curated and organized by Ioana Manolache and Maria Stabio, Leroy Neiman Gallery,  Columbia University, New York NY

2014           Works in Progress, Invitational panel speaker with Pamela Council and Yujin Lee, Columbia University           Curatorial Studies Department, New York NY

2011           Art of the Book, Visiting Artist, 2DD Foundation, The Cooper Union, New York NY

2010           Walls, Group exhibition curated and organized by Clara Claus and Ioana Manolache, Cooper Union, New York NY

 

EXPERIENCE

2016            Basic Drawing, Adjunct Instructor, Columbia University, New York, NY

                     The Painted Image, Teacher Assistant to Miguel Cardenas, Columbia University, New York NY

                     James Fuentes Gallery, Gallery Assistant, New York NY

                     Portfolio Prep, Instructor, New York Art Studio, New York NY

2014            Drawing I, Teacher Assistant to Amelia Saddington, Columbia University, New York NY

2013            Painting I, Teacher Assistant to Maria Stabio, Columbia University, New York NY

2011            2DD Foundation Course, Visiting Artist, The Cooper Union, New York NY

2011-13      Jeff Koons Studio, Painting Department Assistant, New York NY

2011-12      Evan Gruzis Studio, Studio Assistant, Brooklyn NY