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Valeriu Buev
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  • Chisinau
  • Moldova, Republic of
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Painter, book-designer, writer.
Member of “Association Internationale des Arts Plastiques”.

Cuza-Voda str. 20/4, apt. 9, MD-2060 Chisinau Moldova
Tel.: (373 22) 73 07 98, (079) 199 552

Place of Birth: Orenburg (Russia)
Marital Status: married


Russian: native language
English: excellent
German, Spanish, Romanian: basic


5 years study of Fine Art in Krasnodar State University (Russia)
Diploma of painter and book designer

Extension courses of book design in Moscow paleographic institute

During five years studied fine arts in Krasnodar University (Russia).
In 1979 started career of book-designer in publishing house " Stiinta".
From 1980 till 1991 worked in the publishing house "Cartea Moldoveneasca".
That period he illustrated over 300 books, designed many booklets, posters, cards
and got Silver Price in annual competition of book-designers of Moldova.

Since the end of 1991 Valeriu Buev is a free artist.

In 2006 Valeriu Buev published a book of short stories and poems.
In July 2006 took part in 3rd Edition of International Painting Symposium
“SummArt Painter’s Campus 2006”

In 2007 Valeriu Buev received grants from Denkmalschmeide Höfgen gGmbH
and Kunstlerhaus Schrebitz and spent 3 months in art residences in Germany.

In July 2008 took part in 5th Edition of International Painting Symposium
‘SummArt Painter’s Campus 2008”

In 2008 Valeriu Buev got grant from Valparaiso Fundacion
and residency in Mojacar (Spain)

Last expositions:

June 21 – August 18, 2002
Art exhibition in “De Poort” Sneek (Holland)

October 2002
Art exhibition in “Peter Bax gallery” Sneek (Holland)

February 22 – March 23, 2003
Art exhibition in “ Galerie du Moulin de la Tourelle a Valangin” (Switzerland)

January 30 – February 28, 2004
Art exhibition in “Expo Pro-Vino” Lausanne (Switzerland)

March 2004
Art exhibition in Boxtel (Holland)

September 2005
Art exhibition in “Brîncuş gallery” Chişinău (Moldova)

October 2005
Art exhibition in Bacău (Romania)

November - December 2005
Art exhibition in “L’Alliance Française de Moldavie” Chişinău (Moldova)

January – February 2006
Art exhibition in “Lafaet gallery” Chişinău (Moldova)

March 2006
Art exhibition in the Residence of the Hungarian Ambassador in Moldova

April – May 2006
Art exhibition “Ambulant” Leipzig (Germany)

October – November 2006
Exposition Internationale GIAL (France)

May-June 2008
Art exhibition in “L’Alliance Française de Moldavie” Chişinău (Moldova)

October-November 2008
Art exhibition in „Artium gallery” Chişinău (Moldova)

January 2009
Art exhibition in „Circle gallery” Brisbane (Australia)


Newspaper „SNEEKER NIEUWSBLAD” 20 June 2002 „Schilderijen van Moldavier in gebouw De Poort”

Newspaper „WIJD EN ZIJD” 26 June 2002 „Moldavische kunstenaar exposeert in De Poort”

Newspaper „UIT” 27 June 2002 „Valerie Buev”

TV report on Neuchatel channel on February 22, 2003

TV report on EURO TV channel on November 10, 2005

Newspaper „Кишиневский Обозреватель” № 43 December 1, 2005
“Авангард Валерия Буева”

Newspaper „Аргументы и факты” № 49 December 2005 “Картины – не сувениры”

Magazine “VIP” December 2005 „Valeriu Buev”

Magazine “MOLDOVA” June 2006 “Captiv al energiei culorilor”
„Живописные истории Валерия Буева.”

Magazine “OSTAP” November 2007 “ Exhibition in Leipzig”

2008 Daily Art Calendar „“

Newspaper “City South News” January 16, 2009

TV report on NIT channel on February 20, 2009

Arts Specialty:
oil painting, writing

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A parody by Valeriu Buev

An abstract from the story “Personal Projections” by Jayseth Geberman

published in the magazine “Mercator’s World” March/April 1997

Several years ago I was watching a children’s television show with my nephew, who was about a year and a half old at the time.

On the blackened screen appeared an animated outline of Africa. The outline then changed shape several times to form an outline of a lion, an elephant, rhinoceros, and then back to the African continent – each time… Continue

Posted on May 31, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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At 2:45pm on April 2, 2013, Gail Daley said…

I WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO BECOME ONE OF THE 12 LOCAL ARTISTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS AND AUTHORS TO BE PROFILED IN OUR LOCAL ART EVENTS NEWSLETTER. The local art event newsletter goes out on line to over 250 members each month, so this is an opportunity for you to promote yourself as an artist or writer. The profiles will also be featured on the Art-Tique web site.

 Criteria for artists, photographers and writers: the document should be 200 words or less, and in word format (Do not send pdf documents or other formats that cannot be cut and pasted). You may also submit a jpeg photo of yourself, your work or your gallery. Please be advised that the document may be subject to editing by Art-Tique. It should contain information about you, why you create your art or write, and the galleries or bookstores locations where your art  or books can Be found, and your website (if available).

 To submit your information, send your profile to Subject line should be Local Artist Profile or Local Writer Profile. For more information contact Gail at 559-960-2428.

At 3:03pm on September 12, 2011, Art Zocalo said…
As always I love your work!
At 6:44pm on July 27, 2011, Rosemary Lakovich said…
Hi Valeriu, thanks for sharing the video, what a hoot.  Dad played the accordion, it's a very difficult instrument. Truly , Rosemary
At 2:27pm on July 27, 2011, Pete Grant said…
Hi. I really like your work, and the vid was fun. Thanks for sharing
At 8:41am on September 21, 2010, Rosemary Lakovich said…
Hello Valeriu, Happy Birthday. Thank you for sharing your work. Have a great day.
At 8:17am on August 20, 2009, Megumi Kurihara said…
Thank you for the add
At 9:59pm on June 26, 2009, Laura West said…
Cool stuff - rich and playful. Of course, I really respond to the work that looks like futuristic assemblages in the midst of your paintings.
At 7:44pm on June 13, 2009, Linda Lloyd Pitts said…
Hi Valeriu
What fascinating work! I love your use of color...but I especially love your surrealism....the Daisys is my favorite. Who did you study with/learn from? Powerful work!
At 8:28am on June 13, 2009, Super Lucky Catz said…
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