COSTACHE, Andrei

1981 - ?

Andrei Costache

Born at Constanta, Romania in 1981, where, as a young child, he enjoyed drawing and developed a fascination with the works of Freud. He studied architecture at Bucharest University for three years but was unable to finish his degree. He came to England and lived with a friend in Norwich whilst commuting to University Campus Suffolk where he studied Fine Art gaining his BA (Hons) Fine Art in 2012. Andrei is based in Ipswich and is an artist who creates architectural work, installations, sculptures and paintings. His work focuses on future developments of technological evolution and new identity in the contemporary society and he won the Suffolk Art Society Prize, Ipswich 2012 in recognition of his art practice. He has worked in collaborations with Claydon Architectural Metalwork and University Campus Suffolk on award winning projects. Costache's works have been exhibited in galleries and festivals internationally including Saatchi exhibition at Ipswich Art School; Aldeburgh Lookout Residency and Solo Show, 'The Future' Ipswich; Residency Chatillon sur Indre Art Festival, France; 'Flood Tide' UCS; Span exhibition at Great Yarmouth Art Festival and SNIP Exhibition at Aldeburgh Festival in 2013. He was awarded the Aquigen Futura Park public sculpture commission at Ipswich in 2013 and his work is in private collections including Caroline Wiseman Contemporary Art and Sir Michael Gambon.






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