André Griffo

(this page was last updated in July 2018)

Barra Mansa, Brazil, 1979.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Represented by Athena Contemporânea.

PIPA 2014 and 2018 nominee.

André Griffo holds a degree in Architecture and Urbanism and has been working in Visual Arts since 2009. His artistic practice is mainly centered in researching spaces and objects originating from different contexts and time frames and, through the languages of painting, drawing and installation, to explore the potential of these as image.

Amongst his solo shows are: “Objetos sobre Arquitetura Gasta” (2017), Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil; “Pending Interventions in Mixed Structures” (2015), Palácio das Artes, Brazil; “Commando” (2013),  via Fernanda Perracini Milani’s Art Gallery public call, Jundiaí City Hall, SP. Group shows: “Ao Amor do Público I – Doações da ArtRio (2012-2015) e MinC/Funarte” (2016), Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR), Brazil; “Instabilidade Estável” (2014), curated by Juliana Gontijo, Paço das Artes, Brazil. In 2013, the artist participated in the ‘Programa de Aprofundamento’ at Parque Lage School of Visual Arts (RJ, Brazil), taught by Anna Bella Geiger, Fernando Cocchiarale and Marcelo Campos.


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