LUMINIȚA GLIGA (b. 1975, Brasov, Romania). Since 2003 – member of the U.A.P. Romania; member of A.I.A.P.- UNESCO; graduate of the National University of Arts Bucharest, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting section (2002). In 2008 he obtained the title of doctor in Visual Arts at the National University of Arts Bucharest; member of the Romanian-American Academy of Arts and Sciences (A.R.A.)
Over 50 personal exhibitions in Romania and abroad. Over 60 group exhibitions, participation in international art festivals, art fairs in the United States (New York City, Florida), Italy (Ferrara, Venice), Japan (Tokyo), China (Beijing), Belgium (Brussels) , England (London), Switzerland (Zurich), France (Paris, Cannes, Marseille), Russia, Germany and in almost all the big cities of Romania.
Appears in: International Contemporary Artists, vol.2 (USA); International Dictionary of Artists, vol.1 (USA); SUU Art Magazine (Spain); “The Best Modern and Contemporary Artists” (2019); “Art International Contemporary Magazine”; “International Prize Boticelli”; “Michelangelo International Prize”; “International Prize Leonardo Da Vinci – The Universal Artist”; HUBNERS WHO IS WHO; catalog “Fragmentarium Abstract”; catalog TERRAVISION collection “Contemporary artists” (44); “Contemporary Artists” collection catalog (36); “Contemporary Artists” collection catalog (27); “Luminita Gliga – painter” – C.D. and catalog; Among the distinctions awarded to him for his artistic activity – the “Ionel Jianu” ARA Award for Art, the American-Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences; Official diploma “M.C.A.” and Gold Medal, Cannes, France; Diploma and Gilt Silver Medal of the Academic Society “Arts-Sciences-Lettres”, Paris, France.
Works in private collections and institutions from: England, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Romania, USA;
Critical references by: acad. Răzvan Theodorescu, Corneliu Antim, Victoria Anghelescu, Gh. Achiței, Gh. Crăciun, Paul Cornel Chitic, Gh. Vida, Salvatore Russo (Italy), Jean Louis Avril (France), MN Rusu (USA), Ruthie Thucker (USA), Abraham Lubelski (USA), David Kastner (USA).