About


Gabriela Iancu is a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on the intersection of technology, art innovation, and storytelling. Gabriela was the Winter and Spring 2017 Alumni Atelier ambassador and artist in residence at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah and Atlanta.

Gabriela is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Florilegium, an independent, advertising-free annual journal that takes a look at new trends and talent in contemporary art and their cultural context through visual content and short and long-form writing. Carefully curated to satisfy the curious reader, Florilegium features an interactive design specifically created for the printed word.

The Art of Storytelling


Gabriela’s experiences in the visual arts and publishing inform her practice, enabling her to collaborate with brands, artists, art institutions and publications, to create innovative multimedia work across the cultural and brand landscapes.

Education


2013-2015
Master of Fine Arts in Photography
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

2006-2007
Bachelor of Arts in Digital Communication
Institut Universitaire de Technologie Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, France

2004-2008
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Craiova, Romania


Artist Talks, Panel Discussions & Workshops


Alumni Atelier Rise and Shine Lecture, Jen Library, May 19, 2017, Savannah, GA
Artist Talk, Alumni Atelier Showcase, Forsyth House, May 18, 2017, Savannah, GA
Workshop “Living Stills”, Photographic Foundations, SCAD Atlanta, May 10, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Class Guest Speaker, Black-and-White Technique, SCAD Atlanta, May 4, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Guest Speaker, Alumni Atelier SCAD Day, SCAD Atlanta, April 22, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Workshop “Video & Related Media”, The Photographic Narrative, SCAD Atlanta, April 12, 17, 18 2017, Atlanta, GA
Guest Speaker, Alumni Atelier International Day, SCAD Atlanta, April 7, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Artist Talk, Alumni Atelier Showcase, Forsyth House, March 9, 2017, Savannah, GA
Guest Speaker, Alumni Atelier SCAD Day, SCAD Atlanta, March 4, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Class Guest Speaker, Photography Department, SCAD Atlanta, March 2, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Alumni Atelier Rise and Shine Lecture, Jen Library, February 24, 2017, Savannah, GA
Career Fair ISSO Panel, International Trade & Convention Center, February 17, 2017, Savannah, GA
Career Fair Alumni Atelier Panel, International Trade & Convention Center, February 17, 2017, Savannah, GA
Class Guest Speaker, Bergen Hall, February 16, 21, 2017, Savannah, GA
Artist Talk, Alumni Atelier, Open Studio, Forsyth House, February 14, Savannah, GA
ISSO Presentation, SCAD Atlanta, January 20, 2017, Atlanta, GA
“Outside the Museum” Artist Talk, Gorj County Museum, April 26, 2016, Romania
“Life from Light” Lecture, ACA Library, May 28, 2015, Atlanta, GA
Grad SCAD Day, SCAD Atlanta, March 7, 2015, Atlanta, GA
Hometown Hero, Gorj Country Museum, December 11, 2014, Romania
Grad SCAD Day, SCAD Atlanta, April 12, 2014, Atlanta, GA
Grad SCAD Day, SCAD Atlanta, January 11, 2014, Atlanta, GA


Exhibitions


2017
Alumni Atelier Showcase (Spring), Forsyth House, Savannah, GA
Alumni Atelier Showcase (Winter), Forsyth House, Savannah, GA
2016
Outside the Museum, Gorj County Museum, Romania (solo)
2015
Life from Light, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)
Out to Launch, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Far from Home, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA
Port City Review, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA
2014
Us and the Earth, Gorj County Museum, Romania (solo)
Small Works, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA
Open Studio, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Silver & Ink, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Edelman Showcase, Edelman Corporate Office, Atlanta, GA


Books


Florilegium (volume 1), Serial Journal, 2015, in Artist Collection at the ACA Library of SCAD, Atlanta, GA
Romania, Artist Book, 2015, in Artist Collection at the ACA Library of SCAD, Atlanta, GA
Life from Light, 2015, Artist Book, limited edition, in Artist Collection at the ACA Library of SCAD, Atlanta, GA

Selected Bibliography


2017
Iancu, Gabriela. On Photography: America Seen Through Photographs Greatly, Up by Forbes Romania, p.114-133
Rosen, Claire. Imaginarium: The Process Behind the Pictures, (Rooky Nook), p.274-277
2016
Editorial Team. Photography Annual, Communication Arts, July/August Photography Annual 57, p.195
Rogers, Monica Kass. A Beautiful Mess, Communication Arts, January/February Typography Annual 6, p.16-19
Editorial Team. Florilegium, Communication Arts, online
2015
Cosmin, Diana-Florina & Iancu, Gabriela. What Gabriela Made. Up by Forbes Romania, p.32-49
Graves, Jess. Scout. Atlanta Magazine, p.42
Editorial Team. The Love List. Atlanta Magazine, p.46
Editorial Team. Food Stuffs. Atlanta Magazine, p.54
Mah, Evan & Iancu, Gabriela. Summer Crostini. Atlanta Magazine, online
Cosmin, Diana-Florina. The Connector of Freedoms. Forbes Life Romania, p.40-42
Riley, Betsy. Thrift with Tyler, Atlanta Magazine, online
Editorial Team. Expressions Around the Table. Port City Review, p.17; p.29; p.88
2014
Editorial Team. Best of PhotoVogue, Vogue Italia, online
Banks, Emma & Iancu, Gabriela. Spiced Cappuccino, Camille Styles, online
Iancu, Gabriela. Sweets of Summer, Chickpea Magazine, p. 56-59
Editorial Team. Monthly Editor’s Picks, PDN Emerging Photographer, online
Editorial Team. Weekly Editor’s Picks, PDN Emerging Photographer, online
Iancu, Gabriela. Baked Salmon, Millésime Magazine, p. 70-71
Editorial Team. PhotoVogue Feature, Vogue Italia, online


Grants & Awards


2017
Artist-in-Residence Ambassadorship (Spring), SCAD Alumni Atelier, Atlanta, GA
Artist-in-Residence Ambassadorship (Winter), SCAD Alumni Atelier, Savannah, GA
2016
Award of Excellence, Communication Arts, Photography Annual, Menlo Park, CA
Finalist, Photogrammetry Summer Field School, Initiave for Heritage Conservation, Greece
2015
Second Place, Best Use of Photography, Webstock Awards, Bucharest, Romania
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA
Certified Tutor, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Finalist, Student Artist’s Book Competition, ACA Library, Atlanta, GA
Runner-Up (Finals), Mulimedia Fellowship Program, Huffington Post, New York
Student Success Grant, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Graduate Fellowship, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2014
Finalist, Work with Us, Getty Images Competition Platform, online
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA
Second Place, Video Blogging Category, Webstock Awards, Bucharest, Romania
Finalist, Blogger Projects Category, Webstock Awards, Bucharest, Romania
Student Success Grant, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Graduate Fellowship, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
2013
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA
Graduate Fellowship, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA