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Sebastian Hosu n. 1988

Sebastian Hosu  was born in Satu Mare and lives and works in Leipzig. He studied at the Art and Design University(UAD) in Cluj-Napocaand at the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts in Turin. His Master’s degree in painting at the RoyalAcademy of Fine Arts in Liège (2016). Hosu’s works have been shown in numerous exhibitions, including the solo exhibitions at Friends of Current Art Association, Zwickau; Museum of Fine Arts (MdbK) in Leipzig; Rutger Brandt Gallery in Amsterdam. He has received various awards, including the Elisabeth Greenshields Award, Canada (2019 and 2017) and first prize at ArtWalk–Park 2015 in Leipzig. His works are included in the Hildebrand Collection, the collections of the MdbK in Leipzig and the Technical University in Darmstadt, as well as the Dresden State Art Collections.

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Leisure Life, Anca Poterasu Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2019 In the light of a lake [Fluid Projekt], Kunstverein Freunde Aktueller Kunst, Zwickau, Germany

2018 Green Meat, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, (MdbK) Leipzig, Germany

2018 Outscape, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2017 Sebastian Hosu « new images », Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2017 tough time, Brennecke Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2017 no 7, with Agnes Lammert in FF15 Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

2016 Creating Realities, with Georg Brückmann in Rutger Brandt Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016 Menschen-Träume, (artist talk with Misheck Masamvu), KAAD, Bonn, Germany

2015 Natural Selection, Westpol A.I.R. space, Leipzig, Germany

2015 Sun Outside, KAAD, Bonn, Germany

2015 Backstage Painting, Bükü-Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Selected group exhibitions

2022Mixed Feelings, Hildebrand Collection, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany

2022Untitled, Art Miami USA

2021Chow Chow, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2020 See You There, Galerie Eigenheim, Berlin, Germany

2020 i’m everyone, i’m everything, Kommunalka, Leipzig, Germany

2019 I‘ll Be Your Mirror, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2019 Body Forms, Galerie Rundgaenger, Frankfurt, Germany

2019 WIN WIN, The Purchases of the Kulturstiftung des Freisteetes Sachsen 2019, HALLE 14- Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig, Germany

2019 Friendly Wave, Tête, Berlin, Germany

2018 POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair 2018 with Josef Filipp Galerie Booth C15, Berlin, Germany

2018 25. Leipziger – Jahresausstellung – SILBER, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei Werkschauhalle / Halle 12 Leipzig, Germany

2018 Das ganze Programm, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2018 MashUp V, Galerie Ghosh, Leipzig, Germany

2017 PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, Represented by Rutger Brandt Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017 Positions Berlin Art Fair, Represented by Brennecke Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2017 tough time, Brennecke Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2017 innere notwendigkeit, MNEM SYNE Atelier Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2017 Paper Positions, Art Fair Berlin, during Gallery Weekend, presented by Rutger Brandt Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2017 Art Paris Art Fair,presented by Rutger Brandt Gallery, Paris, France

2017 Art Karlsruhe Art Fair, presented by Brennecke Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany

2016 Ich dachte, Sie wären nur ein armer Schlucker!, Kommunalka, Leipzig, Germany

2016 Amsterdam Drawing, Contemporary Art On Paper, with Rutger Brandt Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016 PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, Represented by Rutger Brandt Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016 Creating Realities, Rutger Brandt Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016 Green Meat, Bipolar Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

2016 Menschen-Träume, (artist talk with Misheck Masamvu), KAAD, Bonn, Germany

2016 Klasse Ottersbach, Bayer-Kultur, Leverkusen, Germany

2015 Sun Outside, KAAD, Bonn, Germany

2015 Natural Selections, Westpol A.I.R. space, Leipzig, Germany

2015 Painting, Triumph-Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2015 Backstage Painting, Bükü-Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2014 Die Pferde sind tot!, Forum Kunst Rottweil, Germany

2014 Galerie de Wégimont, Liége, Belgium

2013 Drawing protest, GFZK « Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst », Leipzig, Germany

2012 G.U.E.S.T.S.3, Brussels, Belgium

2012 Paintball, Dubois Friedland Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2011 Plurality, Académie Royale des Beaux-arts, Liege, Belgium

Awards

2019 The Elisabeth Greenshields Award, Canada

2017 The Elisabeth Greenshields Award, Canada

2015 1st Prize 10. Kunstpreis Wesseling, Germany

2015 1st Prize ArtWalk, Leipzig, Germany

2014 – 2016 KAAD Stipendium, Germany

2012 The Elisabeth Greenshields Award, Canada

2012 Price Horlait, Brussels, Belgium

2012 Finalist Herelbeke Prijs Beeldende Kunsten, Belgium

2006 1st Prize Drawing on ecology, Satu Mare, Romania

2006 Mention in the National Painting Olympiad [Competition], Timisoara, Romania