Mircea Teleagă (b. 1989, Romania)

Lives and works in London.


2014 – 2016        MFA Painting - Slade School of Fine Art. UCL. London.

2010 – 2013        BA Fine Art and Illustration - Coventry University, Coventry.

Mircea Teleagă has been awarded the Sarabande Lee Alexander McQueen Scholarship for a period of two years – the duration of his MFA course at the Slade. He has been selected for this prize by Dinos Chapman.

Solo Exhibitions


                WORKS – Europe House, 12 St Gallery, London, U.K.


                Presence – Sarabande Foundation, London, U.K.


                let it burn – Sarabande Foundation, London, U.K.


                Loc (Place) – The Water Plant, Suceava, Romania.


                Exercising Censorship – The Lewis Gallery, Rugby, U.K.

Selected Group Exhibitions


                Delphian Open. Delphain Gallery, London, U.K. 

                Greeness is a kind of Grief.  Yard Projects, Brighton, U.K.


                Prologue. Offshoot Gallery. London. UK.

                Gyeongju International Art Festival. Gyeongju. South Korea.


                Romanian Eyes – Space K. Seoul. Korea.

                Wells Art Contemporary 2018 Finalist – Wells. U.K.

                Beep Wales International Painting Prize 2018 Finalist. Swanswa. U.K.
                Dentons Art Prize 2018 Finalist. London. U.K.


                 Glossary – Safehouse 1 & 2. London. U.K.

                Wells Art Contemporary 2016 Finalist – Wells. UK

                Beep Wales International Painting Prize 2016 Finalist – Swansea and Undegun, Wrexham.


                Creekside Open – A.P.T. Gallery, London. U.K.

                Still Point – Fat Relic, London. U.K.

Awards and Residencies

2019                   Artist in residence at KHNP - Gyeongju, South Korea.

2016 – 2018      Artist in residence at the Sarabande Founation London, U.K.

2016                   Artist in residence at the Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU, Hong Kong.

2016                   Slade Summer School Residency, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, U.K.

2014 – 2016      Sarabande Award. Slade School of Fine Art. London, U.K.

2013 – 2014      The Pod Artist Award. Artistic Residency – Coventry, U.K.

2014                   Severn Trent Commission – Coventry, U.K.


2018 – 2019    Honorary Research Associate in Graduate Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, U.K. 

2018                 Visiting Artist - Drawing Methodologies at the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, UCL, London, U.K.

2017                 Visiting Lecturer at Coventry University, Coventry, U.K.

2016                Visiting Artist at The Academy Of Visual Art, HKBU, Hong Kong.


AVA, HKBU, Hong Kong.

Kolon Collection, Seoul, South Korea.

KHNP Collection, Gyeongju, South Korea.

Sarabande Collection, London, U.K.
Simons & Simmons London, U.K.

Soho House Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Soho House Paris, France.

© 2020 copyright artwork Mircea Teleagă