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Simona Soare
Born 01.08.1979, Galati, Romania
currently lives and works in Busan, South Korea

   Education / Training
2007-2004   Universität der Künste (UdK) Berlin, Master of Fine Arts, Art in Context, DE
2003-2004   Erasmusexchange Painting, Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee(KHB), DE
2003-1999   National University of Fine Arts(UNA), B.F. A.Mural Art, Bucharest, Romania
2004-2013   Guest in the Printmaking Workshop KHB, Berlin, DE
   Achievements / Awards
2014   Special Prize in KCPA awarded by The Korean Printmakers Association, Seoul, S.Korea
2012   Scholarship from Grafiken Hus(Sweden), Workshop with Outi Heiskanen and J. Laine
2010   Scholarship from Goethe-Institut Oslo, Art in Public Space: »Tracks in Bergen« (Norway)
   Solo Exhibitions
2015   “Imaginary Landscape”, Praum Gallery, Busan, S.Korea
2014   “Moon Mermaid“ at Banana Long Gallery, Busan, S. Korea
2011   “Lebglücklich in einerillusorischen Welt!“ at the Embassy of Romania, Berlin “Wer hat die Sonnegestohlen?/ Performance “The Mermaid“ in Studio Niculescu, Berlin
2010   “Artworks/Simona Soare" Museum of Visual Arts, Galati, Romania curated by A.Pamfil
2008   “Arbeiten auf Papier‘‘, S.U.S.I. InterkulturellesFrauenzentrum, Berlin
2007   “Journal/Who stole the sun?”, Nelimarkka Museum, Finland
2005   “Fragmente, Nachklänge, Spiel, Traum, Realität“, Romanian Cultural Institut,(ICR) Berlin
2004   Exhibition in Monbijou Foyer, KHB, Berlin 
2003   “Die Stadt“, Goethe-Institut, Bucharest, Romania
2001   “Oil Paintings”, Schiller Haus, Bucharest, Romania
   Group Exhibitions(Selected)
2016  Seacourt Contemporary Printmaking Center, Miniprint Biennial, Northern Irland
Seoul Museum of Art, Exhibition of the Korean Contemporary Printmakers(KCPA)
Krebsen Gallery, “Dialog: Kwak Tae Im/ Simona Soare”, Copenhagen, Denmark
2-nd Jurisied Miniprint Exhibition in Manhatten Graphic Center, N.Y., USA
Duoro Graphic Biennale curated by Nuno Canelas, Portugal
EDISON 63, curated by Sabine Heron, Kunst am Spreeknie Festival, Berlin
The 1-st TKO International Miniprint Exhibition 2016, Tokio-Kyoto-Osaka
2015  New Print Horizons, OffLINE Space at Central Booking, N.Y., USA
International Biennale for Miniature Graphics, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt
Scenes of Crime curated by Maddy Rosenberg, Central Booking in N.Y. , USA
2nd Global Print 2015 curated by Nuno Canelas, Portugal
Rundgang- Tage der offenen Tuer, Kunsthochschule Berlin Weisensee, Berlin
1st International Contemporary Engraving Biennale Iasi, Romania
"Iosif Iser" International Contemporary Engraving Bienniale, Edition XI, Ploiesti,
Museum of Art, Prahova, Romania.
 2014 “Time and Again“, curated by Maddy Rosenberg, Central Booking Gallery N.Y. USA
“Uncanny Spaces“, curated by Maddy Rosenberg, Bennington College Vermont
Busan Art Show 2014 in BEXCO, Banana Long Gallery, S. Korea
“Crossing“- curated by Sabine Heron in Spreehöfe, Berlin, DE
“Zentral Station” curated by Dr.PeterFunken und Lutz Längert, Berlin, DE
“Dialogue Landscape“ in Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
Korean Contemporary Printmaking Competition in Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, S Korea
Art Edition Fair 2014, Seoul, S. Korea
2013  Ensilumi/Der ersteSchnee,(german-finnish exchange project) GalerieAlteSchule Berlin
Transition, at the Spinnerei Leipzig, curated by MajlaZeneli(Maniére Noire)&A. L.
Rolland(LIAp), Spinnerei, Leipzig, DE
Korea DMZ Art Festival 2013,LEE, curated by Myung Hwan Seoul, S. Korea
Collective Diary, curated by Youngjoo Cho and Helga in Hal Project, Seoul, S. Korea
2012  Juried Show 2012, Manhattan Graphics Center, N.Y. USA
Grafikmarktplatz/ Gallery Maniére Noire at the Leipziger Buchmesse, DE
Central Booking in Berlin, curated by Maddy Rosenberg, DE
Licht FarbeLinie/ Light Color Line in the Festival KunstamSpreeknie, Berlin, DE
2011  Kalenderbox 2012/Slow motion tv, Druckwerk Berlin, DE
Ortstermin 2011, Wunderkammer in the Gallery Maniére Noire Berlin, DE
Kunst am Spreeknie/Open Studio with guest GowaraMinsa, in Spreehöfe, Berlin, DE
2010  Narrative Sequences, Center for Books of Arts, (CBA), N.Y. USA
“The ferocious dream of the mermaid‘‘ with Katja von Hellendorf, Galerie OKK, Berlin
“Tracks in Bergen“, Art Intervention (woodcut pictograms) in Public Space with Annett Fay, Bergen, Norway
2009  Central Booking, directed and curated by Maddy Rosenberg, N.Y., USA
Obsession/Terminal/00 – Balkan Contemporary Art, London, GB
Bienala Cezar Ivanescu, Editia 1, Museum of Contemporary Visual Arts Galati, Romania
2008  DrawIn – International Drawing Exhibition, 00130 Gallery Helsinki, Finland
“Drift Into Purple Blue”, Spreehöfe Berlin, DE
Anonymous Drawings 9, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, curated by Anke Becker, Berlin, DE
“Warten am Wartenberg“, Art Intervention in Public Space, Capsula Project, Berlin, DE
   Upcomming Exhibition 2017:
21. April   Solo Exhibition, Gallery Irohani, Osaka, Japan
16. August   Group exhibition: Global Print, curated by Nuno Canelas, Portugal