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M.F.A. in Fine Arts in Painting. University of South Dakota. 2001.

B.F.A. in Fine Arts -Licenta in Painting. Bucharest Academy of Fine Arts. Romania. 1996.


Collaboration Projects

BASF – headquarters Floram Park NJ (pigments ,liquid metal in Art)

AkzoNobel -headquarters -Duluth Georgia – lightweight 3D art inovations

Toyo Ink – headqurters- Tokyo Japan -organic pigments in art

Reichold Chemical -headqurters– Triangle Park North Carolina

Asbury Carbons- headqurters- Asbury NJ (from nanotubes to art )

Neville Chemicals-headqurters Pittsburg Pensylvania- hydrocarbon resin in Art

Tronox -headqurters Oklahoma City OK – Titanium Dioxide in Art


Upcoming exhibitions


IMTS Chicago – New Materials -Parallel between the Third Industrial Revolution ,Art and New emerging Materials and Technologies -McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois – September 2014

 IMTS 2014    AMT's Emerging Technology Center (ETC)

The Fusion of Art and Technology- Ioan Florea 3D liquid metal car—IMTS

Avatars of Additive at RAPID 2014


Rapid SME – Innovation Exchange -The Third Industrial Revolution –Detroit - June 2014


New York International Auto Show - 2014 Liquid Metal 3D Printed Ford Torino - Reolution from Assembly Line to mass customization - April 2014


Third Industrial Revolution – New York – April 2 -2014– Inside 3D Printing Show -Jacob K. Javits Convention Center -show title by Ioan Florea


Current exhibition

South Bend Museum of Art and Century Center – Sightlines June 2013- May -2015

Solo Exhibitions-(selection)

Tactile Histories - Surplus Gallery -Southern University of Illinois --October 2013

 The Artist Project 2008. .Art Chicago. April  2008.

Topological Synapses. Visual Arts Gallery. University of Illinois. Springfield, Illinois. September, 2007.

3-D Paintings . Studio 222. Bloomington, Illinois. April 2007.

Light and Texture. Anne Lloyd Gallery. Madden Center. Decatur, Illinois. June 2005.

Medieval Ruins. Thalia State Philharmonic. Sibiu, Romania. January 2005. (European Cultural Capital )

Introspection - The Landmark Center. St. Paul, Minnesota. October 2002.

Metaphysical Textures- Eppley Gallery, Morningside College. Sioux City, Iowa. September 2001.

Badlands Impressions- Oscar Howe Art Center. Mitchell, South Dakota. February, 2001.

Axis Mundi- W.H. Over State Museum. Vermillion, South Dakota. 2000.

Coincidentia Oppositorum- Washington Street Art Center. Vermillion, South Dakota. 2000.

Imago Mundi- Bede Art Gallery, Mount Marty College. Yankton, South Dakota. 1999.

Osuaria- Gallery Eforie. Bucharest, Romania. 1998.

Man 2000. Gallery Schuster, Swaben Center. Augsburg, Germany. 1995.






Graduate Student Research Grant, University of South Dakota- Grant for artifact research
in South Dakota. 1999.

Research in collaboration with BASF, Asbury Carbons, Reichold Chemicals (and many other)-

integration of new materials in art (From graphite to nanotubes-art and technology )-ongoing





CBSNews.com --------3D-printed houses: Coming to a neighborhood near you?  May 2014



NBC Nightly News -----The Hottest and Freshest Rides at New York's Auto Show April 2014

Artistic Expression Driven by Ford Vehicles /6/2014


Avatars of Additive at RAPID 2014 By Michael C. Anderson Senior Editor

Exciting potential from 3D printing - The National – by Martin Kuban July 3, 2014


Voxeljet AG -Case Study Ioan Florea Design from a 3D printer



World's automakers show their latest and best cars in New York City16 April 2014 -Demontix


Highlights from the 2014 N.Y. Auto Show- Los Angeles Times


Rolling art Automotive News by Mike Colias -April 17, 2014

Show us your Muscle New Times Staff - Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

3D Printed House created by artist Ioan Florea premieres in New York April 2014

Illinois artist crafts a 3-D printed, liquid-metal muscle car -MSN -Auto -Exhaust Notes by  Clifford Atiyeh Oct 21, 2013

This is what a 3D-printed liquid metal Ford Torino looks like -Autoblog By  Damon Lowney Oct 12th 2013


Ioan Florea is The Wizard of 3D Printing — Cars & Houses & Appliances! June 20 2014


3D-Printed Ford Gran Torino Is the Muscle Car From Hell April 2014


Florea, Designer of the 3D Printed House & Gran Torino has More up his Sleeve – Is a Submarine Next?    ---     -3DPrint.com May 15 2014


Have 3-D Printer; Make Your Own Car?   ----    Boston.com  December 2013


Artist Turns 1971 Ford Into 3D Printed Masterpiece- Huffington Post- Arts & Culture-by Malika Rao -Nov 14


Pimp my Ride    -  Ioan Florea3D printing-    - The Economist - November 9th 2013 -print edition


Ford-Torino-Skulptur - Spiegel -Germany – by Jurgen Pander October 29 -2013


Print My Ride: 3D Printed 1971 Gran Torino Won't Amuse Clint Eastwood


3D Printing Bonds Liquid Metal And Stone To Ford Torino


Ioan Florea 3D Prints American Muscle in Metal - 3D Printer World by Todd Halterman October 22, 2013


Tactile Histories -Post-fordism - Designboom  October 3 2013


How a Ford Torino became a liquid metal sculpture -Yahoo News – Justin Hyde – Octobe 11 2013


 3D-Printed Metal Sculptures and the Search for Utopia – 3D Printing Industry -Michael Molitch-Hou -October 7, 2014


Stroke of Genius: Artist Dazzles with 3D-Printed Paintings- Yahoo news via LiveScience-Tanya Lewis- July 6-2013


The Giant 3D Paintings of Ioan Florea LiveScience-Tanya Lewis-July 4 -2013


3D Printing and Painting - Together At Last- Fabbaloo-Personal Manufacturing and 3D printing- July2 -2013


Ioan Florea’s Evolving Art for Two Senses- 3D Printing Industry By Juho Vesanto On Wed, July 3, 2013

South Bend Museum of Art and Century Center present large scale 3-D printed transfer paintings

New York Foundation for the Arts NYFA -interview May 2013

Tamara Browning - Reach out and touch "Teletronic" III- Topologycal Synapses - The State Journal-Register Sept 6 -2007

Richrath,Holly. Obsession leads to Inspiration. Peoria Journal Star. Peoria, IL. April 1, 2007.

Botezatu, Cristina. Primul roman laudat in 2007. Evenimentul Zilei Online. Bucharest, Romania. January 3, 2007.

Mannlein, Arlene. Sculptural Paintings. Herald & Review. Decatur, IL. January 2, 2007.

Morrison, Lisa. Florea Shows Splashes of Color. Herald & Review. Decatur, IL. June 3, 2005.

Associated Press. Artist's Creativity Extends to Making His Own Paint. The Saint Louis Post Dispatch. St.Louis, MO. Jan., 2004.

Mannlein, Arlene. Master of the Mix, Herald & Review. Decatur, IL. January 6,2004.

Champion, John B. Florea: Gentle but Animated Artist. Owatonna People's Press. September 4, 2003.

McClure, Lynn. Local Artists at Work. Decatur Magazine. August/September, 2003.

Baum, Eliza. Romanian Artist Exhibits Locally. Volante. University Press. January 20, 2000.

Farris, Michael. Romanian Sees Art in Cow, Bison Bones.Sioux Falls Argus Leader. February 23, 2000.

Jills, Lelah. Of Alphabets and Alchemy. Yankton Press and Dakotan. November 6, 1999.

Avram, Horea. Ephemeral Ossuary. Exhibition Catalogue. Bucharest, Romania. June, 1998.

Zeitung, Aichacher. Der Mench 2000. Augsburger, Germany. January 6, 1995.





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