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Aurora Ioana Popescu is a born roumanian artist. At very young age she moved to Italy where later she studied Painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze.  

At the moment studying with Prof. Kirsi Mikkola at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna.

2019/2020 exchange year in Tokyo at Zokei Art University in Japan.



Aurora I. Popescu wishes to thank The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation for its financial support.



2019/2020     Exchange programme Zokei University of Arts Tokyo

2017/2021     Diplom Programme Akademie der Bildenden Künste Vienna

2015/2018     BA Fine arts Accademie di Belle Arti di Firenze, Italy

2017/2018      Erasmus Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Figurative Painting class

2015               High school Diploma in Fine Arts, Liceo artistico A. Venturi, Modena, Italy

2005/2014      Music Conservatory Violin class, O.Vecchi-A. Tonelli, Modena, Italy

2014               Artistic internship by painter’s studio Wainer Vaccari, Modena



2020               Solo exhibition O Gallery Ginza, Tokyo

2019               Creative Spiral festival Zokei University of Arts, Tokyo

2019               Sgem International scientific conference, Palais Niederösterreich, Vienna

2018               Contest Final “Premio Catel”, Musei di San Salvatore in Lauro, Roma

2018               International Biennale of Drawing, Tuzla Bosnia&Herzegovina

2018               Group show The Video Art Film Club, Leyden Gallery London

2018               Group show WessenFreiheit, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien

2018               Group show Shoes, Sex and Rock’n’Roll, Atelier Laurenzgasse 4 Wien

2017               Group show Rundgang, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien

2016               Group show Face to Face, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, Italy

Awards and Grants

2019              Young Artist contest, Sgem International Scientific Conference, Vienna

2019              Figurative Art Grant - The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

2018              Final “Premio Catel”, Musei di San Salvatore in Lauro, Roma

2010 - present
2010 - present
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