Ioana Luţai, the wife of the priest Grigore Luţai, was born in Botiza, a village in Maramureş.
She now lives and creates in the village of Săpânţa, a fairytell land and a sourse of authentic traditional imagination.
Ioana Luţai is the mother of 3 boys that she raised in the spirit of respect for the family, for the christian tradition and for the land of Maramureş.
In her portofolio, you’ll find the reflexion of the Maramureş woman, in all the simplicity of the daily life, but also in its creative and artistic complexity.
IOANA LUŢAI – ARTIST POPULAR
ICOANE PE STICLĂ, PICTURĂ NAIVĂ, PICTURĂ DECORATIVĂ PE LEMN
“Just like the body of an young oak, the art of Ioana Luţai gets its sap through her two roots: the first one, from Botiza, and the second, from Săpânţa.”
Irina Bremen, theater critic, Swithzerland
“We have to look for the icon’s origins right in the first christian centuries, but in today’s conception, the icon belongs to the orthodox world.
Following up this tradition, the artist Ioana Luţai approaches the art of glass painting with a touch of freshness that seems to spring from the heart of the Romanian earth”