"Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave 'til it gets to shore. You need more help than you know.”
-Words of Paradise: Selected Poems of Rumi
Olivia Calinescu Yanku
Born in Bucarest Romania 26 of July 1957.
1968-76 N. Tonitza School of Fine Arts, college, Bucarest, Romania
1976-80 Studies Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucarest
1980-87 Work as an artist and architect, Bucarest
1987 Imigrates to Germany, establishes in Aachen
1990-97 Work as an architect, Jülich, Germany .
Lives and works in Aachen, Germany.
Exhibitions: RO - Bucarest, D - Düsseldorf, Meerbusch, Berlin, Maastricht, Aachen, Zürich, New York, Barcelona, Soleil de L'Est.
Private Colections: Aachen, Köln, Chicago, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, New York, Boston, Montreal, Bucarest, Cannes, Paris, Lausanne, Zürich