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Valentina Cican


Born in 1965, Tulcea, Romania.

Since 1993, lives and works in Nicosia, Cyprus.



1984-1988       Fine Arts University, Bucharest-Romania, University Degree in Decorative and Fine Arts (1988)

Professional Activity

1983-1984       Conservator at Tulcea Museum of Art, Romania.

1990-1992       Artistic Instructor at the Cultural Center ''The Book House'', Tulcea.

1989-1992       Participated in all exhibition organized from the Association of  

                        Professional Artists (U.A.P.) Tulcea, Romania

1990                Group exhibition in Saint-Nazaire, France.

1992-1993       Worked for mural painting restoration at the Fine Arts University,

                        Bucharest, Romania

1992-2004       Associate member of the ''Pro Patrimonio'' Company. Participated in the restoration work of mural paintings of Vacaresti Monastery-Bucharest, Saint Nicholas Church-Curtea de Arges, Stavropoleos Church-Bucharest, Humor Monastery

1999-2001       Conservator of the Center of Cultural Heritage Nicosia. Restored mainly Byzantine icons from state and private collections.

2002-2003       Colaboration with the Byzantine Academy of Cyprus for the restoration of certain icons from the collection of the Archbishopric of Cyprus

2008                ''Dialogue'' - group exhibition organized by Romanian Embassy in Cyprus  and Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus, 5 Artists,  Kasteliotissa, Nicosia

2011                Tapestry and Sculpture exhibition held within the framework of Dialogue project, 2 Artists, Exhibition Hall of Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia


Gallery Kypriaki Gonia