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Erosion 5

Simona Gocan
Goodyear, AZ

About the Artist

Simona is a Romanian artist currently living in Arizona. She received her BFA with honors (1997) from the University of Arts and Design, Cluj, Romania, where she majored in Fine Art Photography. She continued her studies as a recipient of a scholarship for studies in set, costumes and lighting design, at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy (1999-2001).
She has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Romania, Italy, Chile and the U.S.
After living in Europe, the Middle East and South America, Simona moved to Arizona in December of 2015.
Her work includes paintings, drawings, ceramic…

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About the Artist

Simona is a Romanian artist currently living in Arizona. She received her BFA with honors (1997) from the University of Arts and Design, Cluj, Romania, where she majored in Fine Art Photography. She continued her studies as a recipient of a scholarship for studies in set, costumes and lighting design, at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy (1999-2001).
She has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Romania, Italy, Chile and the U.S.
After living in Europe, the Middle East and South America, Simona moved to Arizona in December of 2015.
Her work includes paintings, drawings, ceramics and textiles.
She finds inspiration in nature, which she reconstructs either by memory or by combining pictures she takes in her travels. She is also influenced by minimalist sculpture, land art, architecture and design.

Artist’s Work

The Desert Series
Erosion 1
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Erosion #1

By Simona Gocan

Erosion 2
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Erosion #2

By Simona Gocan

Erosion 3
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Erosion #3

By Simona Gocan

Erosion 4
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Erosion #4

By Simona Gocan

Erosion 5
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Erosion #5

By Simona Gocan

Voyage 1
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Voyage #1

By Simona Gocan

Voyage 2 2
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Voyage #2

By Simona Gocan

Windy day
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Windy Day

By Simona Gocan

Afternoon in the desert
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Afternoon in the Desert

By Simona Gocan

Landscape and blue
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Landscape and Blue

By Simona Gocan

Black & White
Letter 2
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Letter #2

By Simona Gocan

Letter 3
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Letter #3

By Simona Gocan

Letter 4
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Letter #4

By Simona Gocan

Letter 1
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Letter #1

By Simona Gocan

Selected Exhibitions

  • Rendez-Vous, UAP Gallery
    Cluj, Romania, 2017
  • Celebration of Artists, West Valley Art Museum
    Peoria, AZ, 2017
  • Unity Through States of Being, Modified Arts
    Phoenix AZ, 2017
  • Flat Rate Box, Modified Arts
    Phoenix AZ, 2017
  • Infinite Possibility: Art of Tomorrow, Tilt Gallery
    Scottsdale AZ, USA, 2016
  • Salon pe balcon (1st Edition Art Fair), The Museum of Art
    Cluj, Romania, 2012
  • Pares, Artium Gallery
    Santiago, Chile, 2012

Education

  • Teatro alla Scala, Received scholarship for studies in Set, Costume and Lighting Design
    Milan, Italy,2001 
  • University of Arts and Design, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art Photography
    Cluj, Romania,1997