List of Past Exhibitions

2017 –  One of a Kind Show, Chicago, IL

2017 –  Grand Duomo, “Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art” Group Show, Florence, Italy

2017 –  European Museum of Modern Art,  “Bienalle de Arte”,  Barcelona, Spain

2017 – Grand Aquarium, “International Prize Cristoforo Colombo Art Explorer” Exhibition, Genova, Italy

2017 –  Metropolitan Gallery Art Museum, International Contemporary Masters Annual Show, Las Vegas, NV

2016 – One of a Kind Show, Chicago, IL

2016  – Château Saint Martin de la Garrigue, “Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art,” Montagnac, France

2016 – Arts Club of Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016 – Casa Romana, “Art And Opera,” San Francisco, CA

2015 –  United Nations, New York, NY

2014 – United Nations Headquarters,”Climate Change and Quantum Energy” (attended by Ban Ki Moon, former Secretary General of the UN), New York, NY

2014 – Cal Tech Art Show, Pasadena, CA

2014 – New York Romanian Cultural Institute, “Extraordinary People, Extraordinary Portraits,” New York, NY

2013 – River East Art Center, Restrospective Exhibition, Chicago, IL

2012 – Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai, China

2011 – Illinois State Museum Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center, Whittington, IL

2011 – Steven Lucas Fine Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

2011 – Griffith Art Gallery, Pelham, AL

2010 – Chicago City Hall, Chicago, IL

2010 – River East Art Center, Chicago, IL

2010 – Dali-Lamb Museum, Chicago, IL

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Art Show May 5th

Darida with television journalist Bill Curtis

Darida with television journalist Bill Curtis

Alexandru Darida with Walter Jacobson

Alexandru Darida with Walter Jacobson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexandru Darida with Ambassador Javiar Ruperez, Consul General of Spain

Alexandru Darida with Ambassador Javiar Ruperez, Consul General of Spain

Alexandru Darida

Alexandru Darida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NATO Summit

Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the NATO SUMMIT in Chicago

The President of Romania, Mr. Traian Basescu, and other dignitaries met at a reception with artist Alexandru Darida and the president of the Romanian-American Committee of Illinois, Mr. Octavian Cojan. Alexandru Darida was commissioned to create a work of art to be given to President Basescu.

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In photos from right: the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Basescu, artist Alexandru Darida and Mr. Octavian Cojan.

 

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Alexandru Darida presenting his art to the President.

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Juan Javier Bofill, Director of Salvador Dali – Sculptures, Barcelona

Juan Bofill

Alexandru Darida with Juan-Javier Bofill

Juan-Javier Bofill, Director of Salvador Dali – Sculptures, Barcelona and Curator of Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona, with Alexandru Darida in his art studio

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ArtExpo New York

Alexandru Darida at Art Expo NYC

Alexandru Darida at ArtExpo NYC

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Portrait of Mircea Eliade

In 2007, Alexandru Darida was commissioned to paint a portrait of Mircea Eliade, an influential Romanian historian, theologian, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. Darida presented the finished work at an event commemorating the Centennial of Eliade’s birth.

The Portrait of Mircea Eliade may be seen in Swift Hall, of the University of Chicago’s History of Religions department.

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From left: Alexandru Darida, Wendy Doniger, Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions, Richard Rosengarten, Dean of the University Divinity School, and George Predescu, General Consul of Romania in Chicago

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Darida with Stelian Plesoiu, friend of Mircea Eliade

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