Maxwell Alexandre

(this page was last updated in September 2023)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1990.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Represented by Millan Gallery.

 PIPA Prize 2019 and 2020 nominee.
PIPA Prize 2020 finalist.
PIPA Prize 2020 winner.
Member of the PIPA Nominating Committee 2021.

Works in the PIPA Institute Collection

Maxwell Alexandre (Rio de Janeiro, 1990) lives and works in the favela da Rocinha. Raised in the evangelical church’s beliefs, the artist’s served in the army and has also been professional street roller skater for 12 years. He’s graduated in Design from a Catholic university, PUC-RJ, in 2016. In 2018, he was recognized by the Archdiocese and received the prize São Sebastião de Cultura. Maxwell considers his works as prayers and his atelier as a temple. His young career has international recognition.

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