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Oana Coșug n. 1979

Oana Coşug  lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. She studied painting at the National University of Arts in Bucharest and then she decided to continue her studies in Brussels. In 2009 she obtained her master degree in Theory and Practice of Art at Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in the Belgian capital. in 2012 she was awarded the First Prize within the International Biennial of Contemporary Drawing Namur, Belgium (ex aequo: Oana Coşug and Anya Belyat-Giunta) and was selected for CanvasCollectie/ The RTBF Collection in Bozar.

Oana Coșug had numerous group shows in Brussels (B-Gallery, Galerie Actionfields, Art’Contest, Croxhapox in Gent, Galerie d’Ys and Artitude), and Bucharest (The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Apollo, Anca Poterașu Gallery, Căminul Artei, etc.). Solo exhibitions (selection): Hidden (Rivoli Building with Artitude Gallery, 2018); Landscape (Artitude Gallery, Brussels, 2015), Drawings (ICR Tel Aviv, Israel, 2014), Paintings / Drawings (Visual Art Museum, Galaţi, 2012), Blue face (Artsenzafine Gallery, Milano, 2010), My shadow (Artsenzafine Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2008), ExPosition (Atelier 35, Bucharest). She participated in different art residencies (Destelheide, Tescani, Delta Dunării, Gent).

Solo Exhibitions

2021
Here I sit still in silence, Galeria Uj Kriterion, Miercurea Ciuc

2019
25th International Contemporary Art Fair, 24-27 October, Zürich, Switzerland

2019
Au 34 6, Linkebeek, Belgium, curated by Pierre Martens

2018
Hidden – exhibition and book presentation, Artitude Gallery at Rivoli Building, Brussels, Belgium

2018
The Simultaneous Spaces of Absence, Anca Poterasu Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2017
Le casier at ERG in Brussels, Belgium

2016
Art D&D, Open studio, Brussels, Belgium

2015
Landscape, Artitude Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2014
Drawings, ICR Tel Aviv, Israel

2013
Drawings exh. Oana COSUG and Anya-Belyat GIUNTA, d’YS Gallery,B

2012
Paintings / Drawings, Visual Art Museum, Galati, Romania

2010
Blue face, painting exhibition, Artsenzafine Gallery, Milan, Italy

2008
My shadow, painting exhibition, Artsenzafine Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2008
Another city, another life, Actionfields Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2007
Drawings, B-Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2004
ExPosition, Atelier35 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2003
Painting exhibition, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2003
Painting exhibition, Hanul cu Tei Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

1996
Painting exhibition, N.Tonitza Gallery, Barlad, Romania

Selected group exhibitions

2020
Drawing in lockdown, S.M.A.K. Belgium

2020
Virus Diary White Cuib, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2020
A Room of One’s Own, NADA New York Gallery Open, Harlem, New York, United States

2019
In The Eye of The Storm, Anca Poterașu Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2019
Disappearance, Artitude Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2018
Spin Cotton While the Moon is Bright, Anca Poterasu Gallery at Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany

2018
Kunstwedstrijd Abstracte schilderkunst, at Cultuurcentrum Zwaneeberg, Heist-op-de-Berg, Belgium

2017
From the infinite to indefinite, Rivoli Building, Brussels, Belgium

2017
Portaluri, Anca Poterasu Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2017
Disparilitas, at ‘100 Gallery’, Brussels, Belgium

2017
Colonia 21, National Library in Bucharest, Romania

2016
Art D&D, Hôtel de Maitre Art Déco, Brussels, Belgium

2015
Six artistes / Six desseins, Artitude Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2012
International Biennale of Contemporary Drawings in Namur, Belgium

2012
Canvas Collectie / Collection RTBF, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium

2011
Temporary collection, exhibition organized by Frédéric Rolland at B-Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2009
Zennestraaat 17, Croxhapox Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2008
Croxhapox Gallery, Gent, Belgium

2007
Studio Gallery by Art ‘Contest, Brussels, Belgium

2005
Young Colors, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, Romania

2005
Bistrita 2005, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2004
Assemblage Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2004
Romanian Contemporary Art, Chisinau, Moldavia

2004
Painting Symposium of Bistrita, C.Baba Gallery, Bistrita, Romania

2003
Paintings exhibition, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2003
Lascar Viorel Biennial, Piatra Neamt, Romania

2003
Bucharest Annual Art Exhibition, Artis Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2002
Hanul cu Tei Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2002
Gheorghe Patrascu Biennial, Targoviste, Romania

2002
Ion Andreescu Biennial Buzau, Romania

2001
Unifest, Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania

2001
Accente si amprente, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2000
Contemporary Art Show, Ceausescu Palace, Bucharest, Romania

2000
Tolerance underlined, History Museum, Bucharest, Romania

1999
Spring Accents, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

Awards and Residencies

2003 – 2018
Artist residence Colonia 21 – Tescani, Romania

2015 – 2018
Artist in residence in Destelheide, Belgium

2014
Residence in Delta du Danube, Dunavatul de Jos, Romania

2012
Winners FIRST PRIZE of 1 // International Biennial of Contemporary Drawing Namur

2012
Belgium in ex aequo: Oana Cosug and Anya Belyat-Giunta

2012
Selected for CanvasCollectie/Collection RTBF, Wiels, Brussels, Belgium

2007
Selected for Art’Contest in Brussels, Belgium

2006
Selected and expose at B-Gallery, Centrale for Contemporary Art in Brussels, Belgium

2005
Residence Prometheus, Sf.Gheorghe, Danube Delta, Romania

2004
Residence Project Gallery Mie Lefever, Gent, Belgium

2003
The Creative Grand of the Romanian Artists Union, Bucharest, Romania

2000
A. Podoleanu Prize, Barlad, Romania