Waléria Américo

Nominated artist for PIPA 2010 and PIPA 2011.

Born in 1979, Fortaleza (CE), where she lives and works.
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About the artist

Visual artist,  she does experiments using video, photography and intervention, investigating the relationship between the body and its surroundings; the housing and the path.
She is graduated in Fine Arts from Faculdade da Grande Fortaleza, with Specialization in Audiovisual and  Electronic  Medias from Universidade Federal do Ceará.

In 2011, she took part in the exhibition  A 4 º do Equador at Ateliê 397 (São Paulo) and  Cinema de pequenos gestos (des) narrativas at Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste (Fortaleza CE).

In 2010, she joined the Programa de Aprofundamento da Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage (EAV-RJ). She took part in many group shows: Entre-vistas at Parque Lage (Rio de Janeiro RJ); Focus Brasil at Galeria Moro (Santiago, Chile); Sala de Estar at Lugar a Dudas (Cali – Colombia) ; Tempo Festival das Artes at Oi Futuro (Rio de Janeiro – RJ) and Paisagens Transpostas at Museu Murillo La Greca (Recife PE).

In 2009, she has collaborated with the artists  Simone Barreto and Marina de Botas on the project Temporada, selected for the Salão de Abril (Fortaleza, CE), and participated in the following group shows:Teu corpo em paisagem at Ateliê Aberto (Campinas SP), de Cartas Trajetos na Usina Cultural Energisa (João Pessoa PB); Alcova at Galeria Laura Marsiaj (Rio de Janeiro RJ) and Rosa dos Ventos Funarte (Brasília DF).

In 2008, her first solo exhibition at  Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste (Fortaleza CE), she took part in ARCO, in Madrid (Spain), and in the Circuito Intensivo, at Alpendre (Fortaleza CE).

In 2007, took part in the exhibitions:  Panorama da Arte Brasileira, MAM (São Paulo SP);  Verbo, at Galeria Vermelho (SãoPaulo SP),  Quase Nordeste, at Galeria Oeste (São Paulo -SP) and in the  Salão de Abril (Fortaleza CE).

In 2005/2006 has joined the programs: Bolsa de Arte of Museu de Arte da Pampulha (Belo Horizonte), and  Rumos Visuais,  Instituto Itaú Cultural (São Paulo).

Other selected exhibitions: 2006 – Centrocidades, at Centro Cultural BNB (Fortaleza); De um lugar a outro, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Ceará (Fortaleza); 2005 – Salão Arte Pará, Museu do Estado do Pará (Belém); 2004 – Salão de Arte Contemporânea de Sobral (Sobral, Ceara); Experimental, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Ceará (Fortaleza); 2003 – I Bienal Ceará América, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Ceará (Fortaleza) and 2002 – Ainda Gravura, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Ceará (Fortaleza).

For the full list with the Nominated  Artists  click here.

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