Gabriela Iancu is a Romanian-born multidisciplinary visual artist who focuses on photography, film production, and design. In the last several years, Gabriela has developed two main areas of focus in her artistic practice: an interest in the history, evolution and preservation of the natural space, as well as the origins and representation of food as an archetype of matter and energy of biological evolution, creating visual representations that address questions about the relationship between mankind and nature. This multidisciplinary interest was also reflected in Gabriela’s newly produced publication Florilegium, a collection of contemporary arts that aims to break the rules of editorial design. With Florilegium, Gabriela investigates and curates, through photography and design, artistic reflections of the natural and man-made worlds through form and shape.
Gabriela graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (Atlanta) in 2015 with an M.F.A. in Photography and currently lives and works in the
Gabriela has received a number of accolades and has exhibited in various spaces internationally. In 2015, Gabriela designed her own 18-page photography editorial for Up by Forbes Romania and created a video piece for the Huffington Post New York Multimedia Fellowship finals. Gabriela exhibited a retrospective show at the Gorj County Museum in Romania in 2014. In 2016, she showcased a solo photographic exhibition which took place in a public space and aimed to bring people and photography closer by inspiring contemplation and conversation. And most recently, in 2016, Gabriela won the Award of Excellence in the 57th Communication Arts Photography Annual Competition in California, and photographed the new seasonings, soups, and sauces products for Nestlé Czech Republic and Slovakia.