Artists & Talent

Teodora Pica

Teodora Pica is a senior Canadian visual artist residing in Toronto who maintains a studio in Toronto and a summer atelier in the historic village of Brasov in Transylvania, Romania. She works in painting, sculpture, experimental printmaking and photography.

The third generation of a family of artists, she first studied at the Ion Mincu University of Architecture in Bucharest. She obtained a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Toronto School of Architecture and after that, she studied painting and drawing at the Ontario College of Art and Design. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Arts Administration at Goucher College in Baltimore.

Pica has had solo and group exhibitions internationally and in Canada, in public and in commercial institutions. She works onsite at the T-ART Studio while she directs the T-ART Gallery.  An extension of the gallery, the studio is a creative “laboratory” where Pica initiates collaborative experimental art projects.

Contact

Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, and Photography

Education

  • 2010 – Goucher College, University of Baltimore, Graduate student – Master of Arts and Arts Administration
  • 1992- 1997 – Ontario College of Art, Painting and Drawing Department
  • 1987- 1992 – University of Toronto, School Of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture
  • 1983 -1985 – University of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ion Mincu, Bucuresti
  • 1975 – 1981 – Fine Arts Program Elementary and High school, Brasov, Romania

Group Exhibitions 2005-2011

  • 2010 LOOP Gallery, Toronto
  • 2010 Nuit Blanche, Toronto
  • 2009 Moos Gallery – April, “50 years anniversary”, “Collector’s Choice”, Pica, Chadwick, Etrog, Appel, Chandra, Scott, McEwen, Iskowitz, Snow, Toronto, On
  • 2010 Nuit Blanche, Toronto
  • Galerie d’Art Le Royer,Montreal, QC
  • Rouge Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Jasondeanart Gallery, London, England
  • Therymer Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Forest Gallery Fine Art, Guildford, England
  • Berengo Fine, Venice, Italy
  • Whistler Village Art Galleries, Whistler, BC
  • Koyman Art Galleries, Ottawa, Canada
  • Art At Five Gallery, Brighton, England
  • Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
  • Wendy  J Levy Contemporary Art, Manchester, England
  • John Scott Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
  • Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg MB
  • Middlebrook Gallery, Staunton, VA
  • Arton5, “Hot and Cold” Austin, TX
  • Mensi and Rioux, Montreal, ON
  • Las Olas Fine Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Galerie D’art Yvon Desgagnes, Baie Saint Paul, QC
  • Gallery Gevik, Toronto, ON
  • Alon Zakaim Fine Art, Cork Street, London, England

Solo Shows

  • 2012 “Comoara Esentiala”, OKIAN Gallery, Brasov, Romania
  • 2011 “Hydroponics”, T-ART Gallery, Toronto
  • 2009 Rouge Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 2009 Galeria Frezia, Dej, Transylvania
  • 2008 Galerie d’art Le Royer
  • 2005, 2006 Galerie d’art Le Royer
  • 2004, 2005 Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto, ON
  • 2002, 2006 Galerie d’art Michel Bigue, Saint Sauveur des Monts, QC
  • 1998, 2000, 2003, Teodora Art Gallery, Yorkville, Toronto, ON
  • 1994, 1996 Della Scala Fine Art, Toronto, ON
  • 1994, 1996 Della Scala Fine Art, Toronto, ON
  • 1980 City Culture House, Brasov

Fairs

  • 2012 October – Toronto International Art Fair – Galerie Van Der Planken
  • 2012 April – PAN, Amsterdam – Galerie Van Der Planken
  • 2010 October – Toronto International Art Fair
  • 2010 April – Glasgow Art Far, England
  • 2009 October – Toronto International Art Fair
  • 2009 April – Glasgow Art Fair, England
  • 2006 to 2008 – New York International Art Fair
  • 2000 to 2003 – Toronto International Art Fair
  • 1999 to 2003 – New York International Art Fair
  • 1996  – Miami Art Fair

Biennales

  • 2009 Meeting Point, Arad, Transylvania

Bibliography

  • 2009 Observatorul 11, December14, 2009, article, page16
  • 2006-2008 Biennial Guide Canadian Artist in Galleries, MAGAZIN’ART
  • 09-2005 Parcours, magazine de arte, article
  • 09-2006 MAGAZIN’ART, articles
  • 2006 Catalog of National Museum of Fine Arts of Brasov, Romania
  • 2006 June “The finance” Romanian paper, see: www.zf.ro/articol_88385
  • 2007 UC Berkley Library, Main Stock: N7232.M543 2006, Series: Colectia Aristi Contemporani; 31

Museums and Public Gallery Exhibitions

  • 2013 June – The museum of Romanian Peasant, Bucharest
  • 2012 March – Works from 2009 to 2012 at Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle PA
  • 2010 Agnes Jamieson Gallery – Canadian Landscape Exhibition, Minden, Ontrio
  • 2010 Xilo Project – Museum of Fine Arts, Durango, Mexico
  • 2009 “Core Estate” – solo exhibition – National Museum of Fine Arts, Cluj- Napoca, Cluj, Romania
  • 2007 Sacred Art Exhibition, Community Center Art Gallery, Rasnov, Romania
  • 2006 National Museum of Fine Arts of Brasov, Romania, Special Invitation – “Three Romanian Diaspora Artists”, Brasov, Romania

Public Collections

  • Hoyt Institute of fine Arts , New Castle, PA
  • Museum of Fine Art, Durango, Mexico
  • National  Museum   of  Art in Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Romania
  • National   Museum   of Fine Arts of Brasov, Romania
  • Bombardier, Montreal
  • Arte Contemporane Museum, Montreal
  • Hart House Gallery, University of Toronto

 



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