Cambir Silvia

Anul Nasterii: 1924

Anul Decesului: 2007

Silvia Cambir

(N.1924 – D.2007 )

It Was a Romanian Expressionist painter, portraitist, and book illustrator.
Born in Hanul Conache, Galaţi County, Cambir studied at the University of Bucharest Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, as well as at the Academy of Fine Arts under Camil Ressu. She became a member of the Union of Romanian Visual Artists (UAP) in 1956. Her work has won acclaim from local art critics such as Petru Comarnescu, Ion Frunzetti and Dan Grigorescu. In 2006, she was awarded the annual UAP Grand Prize.
Cambir is the most aged in a group of poets who regularly visit the Bulgarian town of Balchik. Their en plein air works are regularly showcased in group exhibits. She is also the author of a dictionary on Romanian art.


2004 – Samuil Rosei Award
2005 – Margareta Sterian Award
2006 – UAP Grand Prize