Biography

Șerban Savu (b. 1978, Sighișoara, Romania) lives and works in Cluj, Romania. He attended the University of Art and Design in Cluj, Romania (2001), after which he was awarded a two-year postgraduate research grant to Venice. Considered part of the group of painters known as the Cluj-school, Savu's figurative paintings skilfully rendered canvases capture the daily existence of contemporary Romanians at work and leisure. Savu has recently exhibited in BioPerversity, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2018); Disruptive Imagination - Making Windows Where There Were Once Walls, Gallery of Fine Arts, Ostrava, Czech Republic and the Ferenczy Museum Center, Szentendre, Hungary (2017); New Works, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2016, solo); Pictures at an Exhibition, Plan B Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2015, solo); and The Edge of the Empire, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY (2009, solo).