Teodora Zamfirescu Chimney
Teodora Zamfirescu, BFA, MEd PDF


  • 2015 - 2017Masters in Special Education, Supporting Inclusive Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2007 - 2008Fine Arts Bachelors of Education, University of Britisch Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1994 - 1998Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1990 - 1994German Immersion Teacher Education, Andrei Saguna Institue, Sibiu, Romania
  • 1981 - 1989Music Conservatory and Ballet Institute, Sibiu, Romania

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016Sumie Bloom, group show, Nikkei Japanese Heritage National Museum, Burnaby, Canada
  • 2016Screengasm, group show, S’eliyemetaxwtexw Gallery, Abbotsford, Burnaby, Canada
  • 2015Drawn: Exploring The Line, group show, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
  • 2014Daruma Bloom, group show, Nikkei Japanese Heritage National Museum, Burnaby, Canada
  • 2014Edgy Redux, Studio 303, video screening, Nuit Blanche, Montreal, Canada
  • 2013International Mail Art Exhibition, group show, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, Canada
  • 20126x6, group show, Rochester Contemporary Art Centre, New York, USA
  • 2012Occupations, Intersections/Cross Sections 2012,, video screeing, Communication & Culture, York & Ryerson Universities, Toronto, Canada
  • 2012Mayworks Festival Of Labour And The Arts, Mail Art Ehibition, group show, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, Canada
  • 2012Film Noir, The Vault #6, video screeing, Groupe Intervention Video, Montréal, Canada
  • 2011Salon des Refusés, curated video compilation and exhibition, wayward.ca, Montréal, Canada
  • 201110x10, group show, Fukai Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2011International Mail Art Exhibition & Swap, group show, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, Canada
  • 2011Dawson City Riverside Arts Festival, group show, Confluence Gallery, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
  • 2011MUFF, Montreal Undeground Film Festival, screening, Montreal, Canada
  • 2011Edgy Women Festival, screening, Studio 303, Montreal, Canada
  • 2011Doodle, group show, Hunter Bisset Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 201152 pick-up, a video a week for 52 weeks, coordinated by Dayna McLeod, www.52pickupvideos.com
  • 2010Back To The Future, group show, The Gam Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2009What's Yours Is Mine, solo at Regional Assembly Of Text, The Drift, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2006Has im Gras, site installation, Quellenstrasse 40, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2004I Want To Get Married, And You?, collaboration for interactive installation, La Crème 02, Solutions For A Happy World, Madrid, Spain
  • 2004Siesta, space design, La Crème 02, Solutions For A Happy World, Madrid, Spain
  • 2004Madrid Cerrado, group show, El Ojo Atómico, producciones del Antimuseo, Madrid, Spain
  • 2003Sectioned Realities, space design, La Crème 01, Artspectos, Madrid, Spain
  • 200329/3, group show, 29 enchufes Gallery, Madrid, Spain


  • 2017Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur Artist Residency (AADK), Murcia, Spain
  • 2017ANVIL Centre Artist Residency, City of New Westminster, BC, Canada
  • 2011Artist in Residence, KIAC, Klondike Institue of Art and Culture, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
  • 2004Project presentation La Créme, Emergencias, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain


  • 2015selected works, Paleblue: Art and Sounds From the Milky Way, curated publication & exhibit, lindsaycahill.tumblr.com
  • 2015selected works, "“Drawn: Exploring the Line”, Burnaby Now, March 9, 2015
  • 2014selected works, "Nostalgia", Art Katalyst, Issue no. 8, December 2014
  • 2011"24.08.1005", from the 24 Series (front cover), The Global Educator, Brtitish Columbia Teachers for Peace and Global Education, summer 2011 issue
  • 2010"In Search of Pentimenti" (essay), The Front Magazine, Issue on Translations, vol. XXI, no.2, summer 2010 issue
  • 2004translator, Sabine Christmann: Neue Arbeiten 2002-2004, Regina Böker, Eva M Schumann-Bacia, Frauke Deutsch and Jeannette Müller, Galerie von Braunbehrens, first edition November 2004
  • 2004translator, Dietrich Klinge. Brüche & Kontinuitäten: 2002-2004, Dieter Brunner, Susanne Zimmermann, Christa Hubert-Penzes and Dietrich Klinge, Galerie von Braunbehrens, first edition September 2004
  • 2003translator, Harald Schmitz-Schmelzer: Bildkörper, Regina Böker, Harald Krämer, Frauke Deutsch and Harald Schmitz- Schmelzer, Galerie von Braunbehrens , first edition November 2003
  • 2003translator, Volker Blumkowski: Auf der Kippe, Günther Wirth, Corinna Thierolf, Frauke Deutsch and Axel Zimmermann, Galerie von Braunbehrens, first edition July 2003

Private Collections

  • 1999Whitechapel Art's Café Gallery, London, UK, permanent acquisition

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2015Ceramics and Pottery, Continuing Studies Grant, Burnaby School Board, Canada
  • 2013Drawing and Painting, Continuing Studies Grant, Burnaby School Board, Canada
  • 2011Media Arts, Continuing Studies Grant, Burnaby School Board, Canada
  • 2009Leon Tuey Scholarship in Art Education, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2009UBC Award for Outstanding Fine Arts Teaching Practicum
  • 2007Carroll Hower Corkum Bursary, Vancouver, Canda
  • 1998British Columbia Cultural Association Annual Scholarship, Canada
  • 1998Adeline May Clark Prize, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1998Royal Canadian Legion Annual Scholarship, Maple Ridge, Canada
  • 1998Helen Pitt Prize, Canada
  • 1996British Columbia Cultural Association Annual Scholarship, Canada

Parallel Activities

  • 2008 - todayVisual Art educator, practicing member of the British Columbia Federation of Teachers
  • 2001 - 2002Costume design for theatre, dance, publicity campaigns, Trasdanza, Brako, Madrid, Spain
  • 1998 - 1999Program director, mixed media/installation workshops, Dawson City, Canada