Florin Firimita at UConn Torrington, Feb. 9 - April 10

The UConn Torrington campus ARTS PROJECT will feature the work of Romanian –born artist Florin Firimita at the campus’ Brick Wall Exhibition Space and the Whitson Gallery from February 9 – April 10, 2015. The exhibit, Reliquaries includes mixed media paintings, notebooks and resource materials from the artist’s studio. The documentary film, The Art of Leaving: A Portrait of Florin Ion Firimita will be shown on Thursday, February 26th, at 6:30 PM, followed by a conversation with the artist. The Art of Leaving depicts the journey of self-discovery for this Romanian immigrant trying to regain the past through painting, ultimately exploring his internal and external journeys and how they influenced the process and meaning of his art. Sponsored by the ARTS Project, the screening of the film and conversation will be held in the Whitson Gallery, followed by a reception for the artist.

ARTS PROJECT at UConn Torrington
855 University Drive, Torrington, CT 06790
For more information contact: Pamela Bramble at 860-626-6821 or

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