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Exhibition by Moldovan fine artist inaugurated at parliament's headquarters

15:00 | 20.10.2022 Category: Culture

Chisinau, 20 October /MOLDPRES/ - An exhibition titled, The Colours of Friendship: USA and Moldova, by fine artist Ion Moraru was inaugurated at the parliament’s headquarters today.    

Attending the event were Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu, culture and art people. In the beginning of the today’s plenary meeting of the parliament, Speaker Igor Grosu said the exhibition was organized on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Moldova and the United States. ‘’The collection of paintings made in water colours and mixed technique impresses through its original colours and shapes and symbolically presents realities from the two countries. We welcome the presence of fine artist Ion Moraru and his guests in the hall,’’ the parliament speaker said.      

Contacted by MOLDPRES, Ion Moraru said the exhibition comprised 19 works which show pictures from the United States and Moldova. ‘’These works were made in various periods of time. The technique of water colour gives me freedom and capacity to create, to render what I feel through colours,’’ Ion Moraru noted.  

Ion Moraru was born on 22 April 1950 in Dangeni village, Ocnita district. In 1977 he graduated from College of Fine Arts A. Plamadeala in Chisinau and in 1985 – Polygraphic Institute in Moscow. Since 1977 he has participated in numerous exhibitions in Moldova and abroad. He is a member of the Moldovan Artists Union, member of AIAP UNESCO (Paris), Master of Arts, member of the Watercolor Association of New York, USA. He holds the Silver Medal for Innovation in Watercolor Technique and Honorary Diploma, offered by the Academy of Arts in Brussels, Belgium. He has illustrated over 50 books for children and adults.

In 2001, Ion Moraru and his family received US residency status, personality with exceptional talent, and settled in New York. In the US he has held numerous personal exhibitions in New York, Miami, Washington DC. Among most representative are the World Bank Exhibition in Washington DC, Manhattan Arts International in New York, Salmagundi Fine Arts Club and others. The painter's works are in state, museum and private collections from Moldova, Romania, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, France, Germany, Israel, USA, Turkey and Hungary.

The exhibition will be opened till 28 October.

 

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