About the Artist
Liviu Cupceancu was born in Romania in 1943 and is now living in Connecticut, USA.
Liviu become interested in art at a very young age… influenced by his artistically inclined
parents. He spent most of his childhood in Bucharest, Romania and attended the
University Of Bucharest School Of Biology, where he received his degree. Liviu continued
to be fascinated by art and studied it at length in his spare time. He complimented his
studies with art and photography classes at the "Ioan Dalles" Romanian Popular
In 1981, Liviu left his communist country in search of freedom and moved to Germany
with his wife Elena. Four years later the couple moved to Connecticut USA where they
currently reside. After his move to the United States, Liviu worked in neurobiology
research at the University of Connecticut. His artistic talent enabled him to contribute
scientific illustrations and photography for magazines such as The Journal of
Neuroscience, and Neuron.
While at the University of Connecticut, Liviu continued to work on his true passion… art.
His work during this time includes photography, surreal acrylics, and abstract oil
paintings. In 1998, Liviu made the decision to dedicate himself entirely to his art and
shifted his focus to wood and metal sculpture.
Throughout the years Liviu has been a member of several art associations, including
Washington Depot Art Association, Stamford Art Association, Canton - Gallery on the
Green, and Greenwich Art Association. Liviu's work is frequently exhibited in juried art
shows where he received many awards including Best in Show Award at Glastonbury Art
Guild's and Third Juror Choice Award at Canton, Gallery on the Green.
His work is exhibited year round in Washington Depot Art Association, Washington CT,
State of Arts Gallery, Hartford CT, Polonaise Art Gallery, Woodstock VT, and at his home
gallery in Connecticut.
|All Images Copyright 2007 Liviu Cupceancu