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Exhibition by well-known Moldovan painter opened in Moldovan capital

20:39 | 28.10.2021 Category: Culture

Chisinau, 28 October /MOLDPRES/ - An exhibition titled, 1963 – critical year in career of painter Valentina Rusu-Ciobanu, today was inaugurated at the National History Museum of Moldova.   

The event took place when the fine artist turned 101 years and was organized by the Arbor association for culture and arts, in partnership with the host institution, Moldova’s National Art Museum and National Library of Moldova.   

Valentina Rusu-Ciobanu was born in Chisinau on 28 October 2020. In 1938-1940, she studied at the Arts School from Chisinau and then at the Academy of Fine Arts from Iasi. In 1947, Rusu-Ciobanu finished the Chisinau-based I. Repin Fine Arts School.    

The fine artist participated in group exhibitions abroad: France, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Russia, Germany and other countries. 

Valentina Rusu-Ciobanu is laureate of the State Prize of the Moldovan Soviet Socialist Republic in 1980. She was awarded the title of People’s Artist in 1985. In 1996, Rusu-Ciobanu was awarded the Order of the Republic and in 1998 she got the prize of the Fine Artists’ Union for her entire work. In 2010, she was awarded the tile of honorary citizen of the Chisinau city. In 2020, Valentina Rusu-Ciobanu was awarded the Cultural Merit Order, in rank of Grand Officer, C Category, Fine Arts, by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.       

The exhibition will be opened till 30 November.


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