Ghenadie Sontu graduated from the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts of Moldova in 2005, where he focused his studies in the “alla prima” methods and practices of traditional and contemporary realism style. Since his graduation, Ghenadie has been a full-time artist and has exhibited his works across the world.
While known primarily for his mastery in portrait and still life painting, he is accomplished in figurative and landscape painting as well.
Ghenadie works and lives in Haifa and is a member of the Israel Painters and Sculptors Association.
2005. Silver Award 2005, Artmajeur,France;
2005. "ARS NOVA Siusse Awards 05" - Suisse.
2004. "2003-2004 Golden Web Awards"-I.A.W.M.D. - Web Site Competition.
2004.World Web Award 2004-2005, Art Space 2000
2004. Silver Award 2004, Artmajeur,France
2002. Scholar of Merit of Soros Foundation, the Second degree, Moldova
2002. Scholar of Merit of Academician Bernstein
2002. Christian Competition, Mention
2002. I award at the Arts Contest "Roberto Matta" organized by the Latin Union, 3rd Edition Paris ,France Chisinau
2001. I award at the Arts Contest "Pedro FIGARI" - organized by the Latin Union, 4th Edition Paris, France, Chisinau
1993. Premium II, at the "I. Vieru Scholar of Merit" Lyceum of Fine Art I. Vieru, Chisinau
1991. Premium III, at the Literature Olympiad, Ungheni
1990. Premium II, Art Competition " Playing with fire"
1989. Premium II, Art Competition, "From could to war", Ungheni