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Leyla Munteanu

Freelance Painter, Digital Artist, & More

Location:Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 5199847413
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Education and Certification

2019 - 2D Environmental Design, CGMA, USA (certified in digital painting, matte painting and concept design)

2014 - Gallery and Museum Studies, California State University ( Certificate)

2011 – Bachelor in Education, University of Windsor, ON, Canada (OCT certified)

2010 –MFA, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

2007 - BFA Visual art, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

2001 - Drafting with AutoCAD, St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology, Windsor, ON

2001 – Diploma with highest honors in Art, International Correspondence Schools, QC, Canada

1999 - Computer Support Specialist, The Toronto School of Business, Windsor, ON, Canada

1992 - B. A. Sc. - Civil Engineering, Builders Technical University of Bucharest, Romania

1990 - Major in Sculpture, Scoala de Arta Populara Bucuresti, (Art School of Bucharest), Romania


2015 - Premio Per L’Arte Leoni dei Dogi
2015 – Premio Artista della Storia Virgilio, Brindisi, Italy
2014 – “The Golden Medal of Caprese Michelangelo City Award 2014”,
2014 – Trofeo La Palma d’Oro per l’Arte, Principato di Monaco
2014 - Albo Celebrativo, 1914-2014(nel 100 Anniversario dell'Inizio della Prima Guerra Mondiale
2014 – Trofeo Knights of Malta, Casino Maltese, La Valletta, Italy
2014 – Trofeo La Vela d’Oro per l’Arte, Cesenatico (FC) Italy
2014 – IX Rasegna Internationale di Arte Pittorica “Premio Targa D’Oro Citta di Gubbio-2014”, Palazzo dei Consoli 3rd Place with Honours, Italy
2014 – Trinacria Award 2014 “Tribute to Sicily, The Museum of Modern and Contemporary
2013 – Picasso Prize, Il Segno juried exhibition, Palazzo Racchetta, Ferrara, Italy
2013 – Premio del Presidente “Antonello da Messina” at PREMIO Europeo TINDARI Terzomillennio, Messina, Italy
2013 – Third Place at 56” Premio Zancle” – International Painting, Zancle, Italy
2013 – Awarded the 2013-2014 Membership at Academia Internazionale “Federico IIdi Svevia” Arti - Lettere –Scienze, Messina, Italy
2013 - Forth place at Artisti dal Mondo, Monbarocio, Italy
2013 -“Award for Best Three Dimensional or Mixed media artwork, Juried Exhibit: “Ordinary Everyday Objects”, Still Point Art Gallery, USA
2012 – Honorable Mention, My Contests .com
2012 – Honorable Mention, Artavita 2nd art contest
2012 First Place, Heinz, juried show, Leamington Art Center Gallery, Leamington, Canada
2012 First Place, TOP10 Abstract Consequences, juried show, Artrom Gallery, Roma, Italy
2010 Certificate of Recognition from Graduate School of Wayne State University
2009-2010 John and Irene Sowinski Scholarship in Fine Arts and Design
2009-2010 Graduate Professional Assistantships
2008-2009 Graduate Teaching Assistantships
2008 Golden Key Award, Wayne State University
2007 1st Place at 2nd Annual Utrecht Miniature Competition
2006-2007 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Honour Roll
2006 Grand Prize Award, The International Exhibition”Caragiale” by Cartoonists Rights Network, Ploiesti, Romania
2006 Merit Award,” Just Paint”, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy
2006 Dennis W. Knight Award of Excellence in Visual art
2006 University of Windsor In Course Scholarship
2005-2006 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Honour Roll
2005 Signature status Award, Purely Pastel 14th Annual Open Juried Show
2005 Golden Key Award, University of Windsor
2005 Award of Excellence, The American Juried Art Salon
2004 The Pastel Journal award “Purely Pastel 13th Annual Open Juried Exhibit”

Professional Experience and Employment:

2019 -present Freelance 2D Artist, matte painter, key-shot illustrator

2011-Present Owner Leyla's Fine art Studio and Director at LEYDAN Art Gallery.

2011 present Group Exercise instructor-Good Life Fitness, Walker club, Windsor

2010 spring Art Instructor, Drawing I, II- Wayne State University

2007 - 2009, Art Instructor, Drawing I, II- Wayne State University

2006 - Present, Art Instructor, Windsor Art Supply, Tecumseh Rd. Windsor, Ontario,

2005 – 2007 Art Instructor, Michael’s Canada, Walker Rd. Windsor, Ontario,

1998 - 2001 Custom mosaic designer and assembler, Creative Tile Design, Tecumseh, ON

1992 - 1998 Engineer, Regia Generala de Apa Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania

1986 - 1992 Draught person, Regia Generala de Apa Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania


2015 –“Balance and Harmony” artwork published in Artista nella Storia a cura di Jose Van Roy Dali, Effeto Arte
2014 - Still Point Arts Quarterly, published the piece “Artists”
2014 -“The Best Modern and Contemporary Artists”, 2014
2014 –Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook
2013 –Still Point Arts Quarterly, “Walls” Series no 2 and 3, the piece “Hanged” on the front cover
2013 –Still Point Arts Quarterly, published the award winning artwork “Size 38”
2013 -International Contemporary Artists, Vol. VII, ICA Publishing, two artworks included
2013 - Magazine Arte Mondadori 2013, work included: Self Portrait 2011
2013 - International Magazine EFFETTO ARTE, artwork selected and included: Self Portrait 2010
2012 -International Contemporary Artists, Vol. V, ICA Publishing, two artworks included
2012 – Inclusion of “Self Portrait 2010” in “My Artist Portfolio” Magazine issue no.7
2012- “Artisti Internationali”, Anuario per Artisti di Successo, Vol. 2. 4 works included: Self Portrait 2010, Broken 2009, Tight Together 2011, Hanging 2011.
2011 -International Contemporary Artists, Vol. III, ICA Publishing, two artworks included, and one made the front cover.
The article: LAM Collapflex (A printing process that uses a surprising material…), ARTitude magazine, Issue #22 (Autumn2006),
“The New Masters of Fantasy 2005”-CD collection, Epilogue Gallery.
Artwork included: “Will you come?”-Acrylic,” Hydra”-acrylic, Adaptation”-oil, fantasy art.
“The New Masters of Fantasy2004” Epilogue Gallery, CD collection; Included artwork: “The Warrior”-oil on canvas, illustrative fantasy art.

Professional membership and association:
2008-2010 CARFAC Ontario
2006-2010Comon Ground Gallery
2005-Elected International Member of the” Birmingham Watercolor Society”
2004- 2010 ACWR (Art Council Windsor and Regions)