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"Mixed Emotions" Exhibition in Ft. Lauderdale
January 3rd, 2009

You are cordially invited, on Friday, January 23rd, 6-9 pm, to the opening of the show Mixed Emotions, featuring Madalina Iordache-Levay and Marilyn Martin, at James Schot Gallery in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2800 N Federal Highway, phone 954-564-1112.) View pictures >>

Sanalkurs Magazine Cover
November 15th, 2008

Sanalkurs, a photography magazine from Turkey, published in its 7th issues of this year “A Quest for Beauty”. Sanalkurs Magazine published tutorials and other photography related articles, and it is downloadable as a Flash application at (in Turkish only). See blog entry >>

Advanced Images Cover & Interview
November 15th, 2008

A few months ago I had the pleasure of being interviewed by one of the photographers that I admire most, Steve Chong - internationally renowned conceptual artist based in Malaysia. Read more >>

Cover Story In Photo Techniques Magazine
October 7th, 2008

Photo Techniques Magazine has launched its Fall Special, titled “Mastering Digital Photo Processing”, whose cover story is the making of my “A Quest for Beauty”. Read more >>

"Temporary Peace": My First Book Is Out!
August 16th, 2008

I am proud to announce that my first book of photography and my biggest project of this year has been released. “Temporary Peace” gathers my best photography from 2005 to 2008 in a beautiful collectible art book. Large format - so you can enjoy every detail. Read more >>

2 Gold Medals and 2 Silver Medals
in the Trierenberg Super Circuit
May 17th, 2008

I am honored to have received a PSA Gold Medal / Best of Show award in the Trierenberg Super Circuit, one of the most prestigious international photography salons.

In the same competition, A Quest for Beauty received a silver and a gold medal (in salons 1 and 4), and Chained received another silver medal (in salon 4).

For a complete list of the winners, please follow this link.

Collective Visions- Group Show
October 24th, 2007

On Friday, October 19th, 2007, 33 Collective Gallery of Chicago opened the show Collective Visions, featuring works by the gallery artists Carla Carr, Tom Hubbard, Aimee Moreno, Javier Chavira, Shoshannah White, Sergio Gomez, Anthony Reach, Kimberly M. Harmon, Steve Sherrell, and myself - Madalina Iordache-Levay

Surreal Impressions - Group Show
September 3rd, 2007

On Friday, September 7th, 2007, the James Schot Gallery of
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida opens the show Surreal Impressions, with fine art photography by Paul Biddle, Steve Bingham, Michael Mollick, David Nitsche, Dominic Rouse, and myself - Madalina Iordache-Levay. The exhibition is curated by Helyn of Pixiport.

Opening reception: 6-9 pm, Friday, Sept. 7th, 2007

Location: 2800 N Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33306

I will have about 10 pieces in the show, of which 5 large format giclee fine art prints. And I will be present at the opening, along with some of the other artists in the show.

Surreal Impressions
1st Place in Photography Contest
August 14th, 2007

I am proud to have won the first place in the 27th Annual Spring Photography Contest sponsored by Photographer's Forum magazine and Canon. Therefore, you will find my winning image in the November/Winter issue of Photographer's Forum magazine and in the book entitled Best of Photography Annual 2007, edited by Serbin Communications.

Exhibition in Chicago
July 14th, 2007

My first appearance in a US gallery will happen in Chicago on July 20th, at the 33 Collective Gallery: Tangled Angels I will be part of the 3rd Annual Self-Portrait Exhibition. The gallery is located at the Zhou B. Art Center • 3rd Floor • 1029 W. 35th St.

The exhibition will run until August 10th, with the opening reception on July 20th from 7 to 10 pm.

Update: reception photos can be found here. Also, I was awarded the Best of Show title.

Excellence Award in Expose 5
July 5th, 2007

Two of my works, In My Other Life and The Suicide were included in Expose 5, the finest digital art book, edited by Ballistic Publishing (Australia).

In my Other Life received the Excellence award in the Horror & Surreal category.

Featured in After Capture Magazine
July 5th, 2007

You can find me featured in the June-July issue of After capture magazine, as one of the winners of the Adobe contest mentioned below. If you can read download the PDF version of the article here.

As usual, my "unusual" name has been misspelled.

3 Gold Medals In The Austrian Super Circuit
May 16th, 2007

A Fairy Tale: gold medal in Salon 1, color slides & digital images general.
The Suicide: gold medal in Salon 3, color slides & digital images general;
In My Other Life: gold medal in Special Themes Circuit, "Creating The Future".

See the complete winners' list here. Catalogues will be on sale on the competition website's soon. The exhibitions and projections of the winner's images will take place starting July 2nd.

Award: 2nd place in the Adobe contest at
May 16th, 2007

I placed 2nd in The 5th Annual Digital Imaging Contest Sponsored by Adobe, in the Photo Illustration category. Read more in Double Exposure magazine. My winning image was Sunset Over the Ocean.

Art Projection in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
December 15th, 2006

I was invited by deviantART to display my artwork on a huge screen projection, along with other artists based in South Florida, in the opening of the BT & Thomas Dolby Concert, part of their American tour. The event took place in the Revolution club in Ft. Lauderdale.

(I moved from Romania to Florida, USA, in October 2006.)

Asylum Exhibition
October 15th, 2006

On Friday, October 13th, I've opened my second solo exhibition in Iasi, hosted by the Humanitas Bookstore "Eugene Ionesco". The exhibition is on until November 13th. Click here to see the exhibition poster. Below there are some pictures from the opening.

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Photo Magazine: Cover & Interview of the Month
August 4th, 2006

My picture The Suicide is featured on the cover of the Romanian Photo magazine, the July-August 2006 issue, under the theme Personal Paradises. I am also featured in the Interview of the month section, 10 pages of pictures and words.

Photo Magazine
Business Magazin Feature
August 4th, 2006

My web gallery was featured in an article about art on the Internet, in Business Magazin, no. 28/2006. Read in the online version here (Romanian).

DISCLAIMER: It is not true, nor have I ever declared that Red Hat Linux ever bought my The Red Hat series to use in connection with their symbol! It's the editor's mistake to have stated this in the article. Also, it is not true that I'm a student, I graduated in 2005.

Business Magazine
Gallery Opening: Photophobia
June 22nd, 2006

Solo exhibition, opening at Eminescu Museum (Copou Park), Iasi, Romania, on Friday, June 23rd, 6 p.m. The exhibition is open to public until July 21st. Below, pictures from the opening day and of me at the gallery.

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April 2006

I'm proud to have placed 6th in the Adobe Digital Imaging Contest 2005, the Photo Illustration category, with my picture The Suicide.
Visit the competition's gallery with beautiful artwork from all around the world.

In the same competition, Photophobia was awarded a honorable mention in the Lightly Manipulated category. See it in the competition's gallery.