João Loureiro


São Paulo, SP, 1972.
Lives and works in São Paulo.

PIPA 2011 nominee.


About the artist

João Eduardo Loureiro, born in 1972, has Masters in Visual Poetics from the School of Communications and Arts of Universidade de São Paulo – ECA/USP – in 2007 and Degree in Fine Arts from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado – FAAP – in 1995.

He has been doing solo shows such as “Blue Jeans”, in the Projeto Octógono de Arte Contemporânea of Pinacoteca do Estado (São Paulo, 2009), “Reaparição”, in Paço Imperial (Rio de Janeiro, 2008) and “Passagem Secreta”, in Centro Universitário Maria Antônia (São Paulo, 2003).

He took part in group shows such as MAM at OCA: Brazilian Art in the Collection of the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art at OCA (São Paulo, 2006), Panorama of Brazilian Art, in the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art (2005) and 20 Artists – 20 Years, in Centro Cultural São Paulo (2002).

He received, in 2004, the Vitae Scholarship of Visual Arts, with which he organized the “Projeto para a Ocupação de uma Casa” ( Project for a House Occupation) and, in 2007, he was awarded on the Edital Arte e Patrimônio – IPHAN/MINC/Petrobras, building the
permanent installation “JAZ”, in São Miguel das Missões, in Rio Grande do Sul.

His works are in the collections of Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, da Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and in the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Santo André.

Represented by the galleries Vermelho and Ybakatú.

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