Maria Lynch

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 1981.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

PIPA 2010 and 2011 nominee.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2011.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.

About the artist
She holds a MFA degree and a post-graduate diploma from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London.
Among her main exhibitions are ‘The Jerwood Drawing Prize’, travelling exhibit across London and other cities of England, 2008; ‘Nova Arte Nova’, at CCBB Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, 2008, and the solo exhibition ‘Devirneando’, at Galeria Mercedes Viegas, 2009, Rio de Janeiro. At the same year Maria was also invited to Salão Paranaense, in Curitiba, and to the group exhibition ‘] entre [‘, at Galeria IBEU. She presented the performance ‘Incorporáveis’ at Oi Futuro and SESC 24 Horas, in Rio de Janeiro. Won the Funarte Marcantônio Vilaça Prize of Visual Arts. In 2011, she was invited to the 6th Curitiba VentoSul Biennial.

Education

2008
Masters degree in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art Design, London, UK
2007
PG Dip in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, UK
2006
Graduated in Design, Univercidade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Solo exhibitions

2009
Devirneando- Galeria Mercedes Viegas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2006
Retalhos- Galeria Candido Mendes Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005
Immanência- Galeria Tarsila do Amaral, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Group exhibitions
2011
6th Curitiba VentoSul Biennial.
2010
] entre [ – Galeria Ibeu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Corespaçoforma performance- SESC, Píer Mauá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2009
Estranho Cotidiano- Galeria Movimento, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Corespaçoforma performance- Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2008
Nova Arte Nova- Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil- curadoria de Paulo Venâncio Filho, Rio de Janeiro e São Paulo, Brazil
59 Seconds Video Festival- Landmark Bergen, Norway- Kunsthall Gallery, Nurtingen Germany-ARTPROJX
SPACE, Londres, UK – University of Texas Austin, USA
Condensation- Decima Gallery, London, UK
Crouch End Open Studios- The Town Hall , London, UK
Exposição Coletiva- Galeria Virgílio, São Paulo, Brazil
Abre Alas 2008- A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2007
Post-Graduate Final Show-  Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, UK
Inauguração Galeria do Convento- Galeria do Convento, Universidade Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Group Exhibition- Salon Gallery, London, UK
2006
Arquivo Geral- Centro Helio Oiticica (curator: Paulo Venâncio Filho), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Conexão Contemporânea- FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005
Acessos Possíveis- Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Evento Pirata- Grupo Py intervention at Niterói ferry, Brazil
Conexão Contemporânea- FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Awards and prizes

2010
Prêmio Marcantonio Vilaça- Funarte, Brazil
2009
Guest artist- 63º Salão Paranaense, Museu de Arte Moderna, Curitiba- PA, Brazil
2008
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, UK
2007
13º Salão da Bahia, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
2006
Novíssimos- Galeria IBEU Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Salão de Arte de Ribeirão Preto, MARP, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
2004
Arte Pará- Fundação Rômulo Maiorana, Belém, PA, Brazil

Public collections

Centro Cultural Candido Mendes- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museu de Arte Contemporanea Niterói – Rio de Janeiro

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