Ana Cândida de Avelar

(this page was last updated in April 2021)

Lives and Works in Brasília, Brazil.
Member of the PIPA Nominating Committee 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Ana Avelar is a professor of Theory, Criticism and Art History at the University of Brasília (UnB). She was a curator at Casa Niemeyer [Niemeyer House] between 2017 and 2021 and curated shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art at the University of São Paulo (MAC / USP) and at the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center in Belo Horizonte (CCBB-BH), among others. She integrates juries of national award, such as Marcantonio Vilaça – of which he was a finalist in 2017 -, Pipa and Rumos Itaú Cultural. In 2019, she won the Curators Exchange Program, promoted by the Brazilian Contemporary Art Association – ABACT in partnership with the Getty Research Institute.


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