Florival Oliveira

Riachão do Jacuípe, BA, 1953.
Lives and works Riachão do Jacuípe, BA.

PIPA 2011 nominee.

Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2011.

About the artist
Text by Célia Maria Baldas Mallett

According to Florival, his unique figures are the fruit of a great contradiction. I think I have found
the right environment for these works. When I examine the prints I feel that his unconscious self has
externalized things connected with his homeland in Riachão do Jacuípe. Even though the artist did
not necessarily intentionally mean to express them, in the world of his feelings I can make out the
strong presence of cowboys, cattle, hunting-knives – the indispensable work tools of men who work
in the countryside – and parts for tools or tools with which to close gates, fixtures and the gamut of
Northeastern Brazilian symbology.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1976
- Clube Euterpe – Riachão do Jacuipe, I Experimental Art Fair  EBA/UFBA
1977
-  Experimental Art Week – EBA/UFBA
1978
- Salão Baiano de Artes Visuais -TCA_EBA_UFB
1979
- Galeria Canizares – Salvador-BA
- I Salão de Artes Plásticas Universitária Hoje – TCA_EBA_UFBA
- IV Salão Nacional Universitario – Florianopolis/SC
- Galeria do ICBA – Salvador -BA
- Gabinete Portugues de Leitura – Salvador -BA
- Galeria Atelier – Vitoria da Conquista – BA
- Encontro Regional de Bolsa Artes – EBA_UFBA
- Exposição Cadastro – MAM/BA
- Coletiva – Prefeitura Municipal de Santo Amaro
- 1st Idea Fair -Salvador/BA
1980
- Poemas Cartazes – Galeria ICBA – Salvador – BA
- French Brazilian Week – MAM-BA
- AgoraMostraSete – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador -BA
1981
- 35 Years of Printmaking – EBA/UFBA
- IV Salão Nacional de Artes – Rio de Janeiro/RJ
- Northeast Artists’ Meeting – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador – BA
- Group Show SBPC UFBA
1982
- Panel of Cine Glauber Rocha
- Group Panel Escola Parque Salvador/BA,
1983
- Northeast Art Circuit – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
- Group Exhibition in Feira de Santana- Clube de Campo Cajueiro
- Group Panel Wall of Rio Vermelho- Salvador/BA
- Printmaking Exhibition Solar do Ferrão – Salvador
1984
- Brazilian Artists’ Meeting – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
- Artists at the Convention Center – Salvador/BA
- Group Pannel at the Wall of  Rio Vermelho- Salvador /BA
- Group Exhibition of Printmaking at MAM/BA
1985
-  70′s Generation – Museu de Arte – Salvador/BA
- Origem da Paz – Museu de Arte – Salvador/BA
- Brazilian Scripture and Caligraphy – FUNARTE – Rio de Janeiro
- Brazilian Drawing – Parque Lage/Rio de Janeiro
- Group panel at  School of Architecture – UFBA
- Panel about Indian’s Week – ICBA/BA
1986
- Galeria Época – Salvador/BA
- Galeria O Cavalete – Salvador /BA
- O Galpão – Salvador/BA
- Galeria do ACEBEU – Salvador/BA
1987
- Galeria Raimundo Oliveira – Feira de Santana/BA
1988
- Instituto do Cacau – Salvador/BA
- Dez Gravadores Baianos – Galeria O Cavalete
- Feira de Cultura Baiana – Buenos Aires- Argentina
- Galeria Fazarte – Salvador – BA
1989
- Sculpture – Biblioteca Central – Salvador/BA
- E o Lixo dançou – Teatro Castro Alves – Salvador BA
- Gravura Arte Maior – Galeria Canizares – Salvador/Ba
1990
- Colagem – Galeria do ICBA Salvador/BA
- Professores da Oficina do MAM – Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia – Salvador/BA
1991
- Galeria do DESEMBANCO – Salvador/BA
1992
- Galeria do ACBEU – Salvador/BA
1993
- Latin American Countries Meeting – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
1994
- Exu – Casa de Jorge Amado – Salvador/BA
- I Salão Nacional de Artes – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
- Hors lá/BA – Sebrae Pelourinho -1994
1996
- Galeria ACEBEU – Salvador/BA
1998
- V Salão Nacional de Arte – Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia – Salvador/BA
- Tropicalia 30 Anos – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
- Bahia Paris -Galeria Magnan – France
1999
- Rio de Janeiro – 450 Years- Museu Histórico da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro
- Curitiba/ PR – Art – Salvador Art 450 Years – Fundação Cultural de Curitiba – Solar do Barão
- 100 Visual Artists at Museu de Arte Sacra de Salvador, Salvador – BA
- Art – Salvador Art 450 years – MAM/BA
2001
- Fourteen Artists – Galeria Mundo da Arte – Salvador – BA
2002
- Painting Bahia 2002 -Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador – BA
- Bienal of Buenos Aires – Argentina
2003
- Art for sale 2003 – Mercado Cultural -Galeria ACBEU – Salvador –BA
2005
- 14th Art BA 2005, Argentina edition
- Painting BA 2002 -FIB Salvador Bahia
- The Art of the Wood – Museu de Arte da Bahia- Salvador – BA
- Bahia Art Scene – IPAC – Instituto do Patrimônio Artístico Cultural da Bahia
- Art-for sale 2005 ACBEU Salvador BA
2006
- Contemporary Artists – Galeria Paulo Darzé – Salvador – BA
2008
- Mercado Cultural – Foyer of Teatro Castro Alves – Tridimensionais – Salvador-BA
2009
- Art Circuit – Aliança Francesa – Salvador- BA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1988
- Paintings – Galeria Bar Pituaçú – Salvador/BA
1989
- Printmaking – ArteNata Galeria – Salvador/BA
1993
- Sculpture and Paintings – Galeria ACBEU – Salvador/BA
1995
- Instalação: Labirintos – Galeria ACBEU – Salvador /BA
1997
- Tempera – Oficina de Arte e Galeria – Riachão do Jacuipe/BA
1998
- Sculpture and Objects – Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
1999
- Sculptures – Galeria ACEBEU – Salvador/BA
2000
- Sculptures – Escola de Belas Artes – Salvador/BA
2002
- Sculpture – Galeria ACBEU – Salvador/BA
2003
- Painting and Sculpture – Posto Aguia- R. do Jacuipe/BA
2009
- Florival oliveira – Museu Regional – Feira de Santana

AWARDS

- Prêmio Mambembão
1978
- Teatro Livre da Bahia – Oxente Gente Cordel
- Prêmio Martins Gonçalves
1978
- Teatro Livre da Bahia – Gracias a lá Vida
- Prêmio FUNARTE- Xilogravura
1980
- V Salão Nacional Universitário – Salvador/BA
- Animathon
1986
- Filme de animação “Garrancho”Office nacional du film du Canadá – UFBA

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

- Museu de Arte Moderna – Salvador/BA
- Museu de Arte Contemporânea – Feira de Santana- BA
- Acervo do ACBEU – Salvador
- Biblioteca da Universidade da Bahia
- Museu Regional de Feira de Santa UEFS

Represented by the gallery:

Paulo Darzé Galeria de Arte

Check more works by the artist on the following links:

- blog word press
- blog Gravura
- blog Tridimensional
- blog Artesão
- blog Feitos
- blog objetos
- bolg Instalação
- blog O Desenho

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