Announcement of the Board and Nominating Committee PIPA 2014

Investidor Profissional Art Prize – PIPA, is an initiative of Investidor Profissional Gestão de Recursos, coordinated by the Instituto Investidor Profissional (IIP) in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro – MAM-Rio.

It was designed to promote the Art, Artists in Brazil and the city of Rio de Janeiro, encouraging domestic production of contemporary art.
The Investidor Profissional Art Prize, hereinafter simply PIPA, aims to select artists as winners of three categories: PIPA, PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition and PIPA Online.

Now we shall reveal the composition of the two main parts of the Prize. They are as follows: the Board, superior managing part of the Prize, and the Nominating Committee, responsible for indicating the artists who will apply for the Prize.


PIPA Board has the power to ensure compliance with the rules of the Prize, coordinate the process of selecting members of the Nominating Committee and members of the Award Jury, contribute to the credibility and visibility of PIPA, discuss and propose possible changes in the PIPA’s Regulation at each edition.
The mandate of the Board is annual.

PIPA 2013 Board:

Representatives of Investidor Profissional:

  • Roberto Vinháes
  • (co-founder of Investidor Profissional)

  • Christiano Fonseca Filho
  • (co-founder of Investidor Profissional)

(co-founders of Investidor Profissional)

Representatives of MAM-Rio:

  • Carlos Alberto Gouvêa Chateaubriand (President of MAM-Rio)
  • Luiz Camillo Osorio (Curator of MAM-Rio )

Representative of Instituto Investidor Profissional:

  • Lucrécia Vinháes (Board member of Instituto IP )

Invited members:

Nominating Committee

The members of the Nominating Committee are renowned professionals, Brazilian or foreign, that work with contemporary art, invited by PIPA Board.
Each member will indicate up to 3 (three) names of artists qualified to participate in the PIPA.

See the already confirmed names for the PIPA 2014 Nominating Committee:

Agustin Pérez Rubio
(critic/curator | Spain)

Alejandra Hernández Muñoz
(critic/ curator | Northeast)

Alexia Tala
(critic/ curator | Chile)

Alfredo Setubal
(collector | Southeast)

Antonio Manuel
(artist | Southeast)

Beatriz Milhazes
(artist | Southeast)

(artist | Southeast)

Carlos Eduardo Bitu Cassundé
(critic/ curator | Northeast)

Catherine Petitgas
(collector | England)

Charles Watson
(educator/ lecturer | Southeast)

Cristiana Tejo
(curator | Northeast)

Daniela Labra
(curator | Southeast)

Fabio Cypriano
(critic | Southeast)

Fabio Szwarcwald
(collector | Southeast)

Fernando Oliva
(curator | Southeast)

Fersen Lamas Lambranho
(collector | Southeast)

Guilherme Simões de Assis
(gallerist | South)

Heitor Reis
(collector | Northeast)

Jacqueline Jappur Plass
(director of Instituto Cultural Plajap | Southeast)

Jesús Fuenmayor
(curator | Venezuela)

Jorge Menna Barreto
(artist | South)

José Resende
(artist | Southeast)

Kaira M. Cabañas
(critic | England)

Luciana Brito
(gallerist | Southeast)

Luiz Augusto Teixeira de Freitas
(collector | Portugal)

Luiz Schymura
(collector | Southeast)

Marisa Mokarzel
(critic/ curator | North)

Paulo Miyada
(curator | Southeast)

Paulo Reis
(critic/ curator | South)

Renata Azambuja
(critic/ curator | Middle West)

Tatiana Blass
(artist | Southeast)

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