Petrópolis, Brazil, 1988.
Lives and works in New York, USA.
PIPA 2016 nominee.
Felipe Meres is an artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He is the recipient of the 2016 Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation Grants & Commissions Award and will exhibit newly commissioned pieces at CIFO Art Space, Miami (September, 2016). Solo exhibitions include: ‘Fsision’ at Company Gallery, NY (2016) and ‘Emergency Meetings’ at Galeria Ibeu, Rio de Janeiro (2013). He has participated in numerous group shows in venues such as: Lisa Cooley, NY (2016); Luciana Caravello, Rio de Janeiro (2014) and Casa das Caldeiras, São Paulo (2013). He was an artist in residency at SÍM in Reykjavik, Iceland (2012) and participated in Escola de Verão, Capacete, Rio de Janeiro (2012). He holds an MFA from the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College, NY, an MA in Anthropology from the New School, NY, and a BFA from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, São Paulo. He is the recipient of the 10th Tom of Finland Foundation Emerging Artist Grand Prize.