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Emil Ciocoiu

1948 - 2020 Sasa, Romania

1 Works exhibited

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Galleria Wikiarte

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  • About the Artist
  • Bibliography
  • Awards

Born in Sasa, a village in Gorj County, he graduated from the Tudor Vladimirescu School in Targu Jiu in 1966. Ciocoiu then studied at the Nicolae Grigorescu Fine Art Academy in Bucharest from 1968 to 1974. In 1972, he won the Musée 2000 Prize in Luxembourg, and the City of Bucharest awarded him the scholarship of Theodor Aman in 1975. In 1976, he joined the Union of Romanian Artists.

From 1994 to 2000, Ciocoiu's works were displayed at the Salon des indépendants in Paris. In 1997, the European Parliament organized an exhibition of his paintings. In 2002, his works were exhibited in Monaco. In 2001, he was the subject of a Romanian documentary on exiles from the country during communist rule titled Mémoire de l'exil roumain.

In 2008, a traveling exhibition of Ciocoiu's works titled Pictor printre stele took place in Romania. His paintings were displayed in Craiova, Bucharest. Some of his paintings are currently kept at the History Museum of Ialomita county.

He was married to Rodica-Daniela Ciocoiu, a violinist with the Aachen Symphony Orchestra. He died in 2020 and was buried at the Forest Cemetery in Aachen.

"Ciocoiu" monograph 2016 edited by Andrea Baffoni

Musée 2000 Prize of Luxembourg (1972)

Theodor Aman Scholarship (1975)

Works by Emil Ciocoiu

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