Éder Oliveira

(this page was last updated in April 2023)

Timboteua, Brazil, 1983.
Lives and works in Belém, Brazil

Represented by Periscópio Arte Contemporânea.

PIPA 2015 and 2017 nominee.
PIPA Popular Vote 2017 Winner.
Works in the PIPA Institute Collection

Éder Oliveira was born in 1983 in Timboteua, in the Amazonian state of Pará. He graduated in Arts Education–Fine Arts from the Federal University of Pará. He is a painter by métier, and since 2004 he has developed works that deal with the issue of cultural identity. Oliveira’s main focus is the Amazonian man and his identity, image, and marginalization. Oliveira creates site-specific works, interventions, and oil paintings on canvas.

The artist’s main group exhibitions include: 31st São Paulo Biennial (Pavilion Ciccillo Matarazzo, Ibirapuera, 2014), “Pororoca: A Amazônia no MAR” (Museum of Art of Rio de Janeiro, 2014), “Amazon, Cycles of Modernity” (Cultural Centre Bank of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília, 2012), and “The Triumph of Contemporary” (Museum of Contemporary Art of Rio Grande do Sul, 2012).

Oliveira has received the following awards: “Bolsa Funarte de Estímulo à Produção em Artes Visuais” (2014), Award of Visual Arts from the Integrated System of Museums (2008), and the 2nd Grand Prize of Salon Arte Pará (2007).

Oliveira’s work is in the following collections: Museum of Contemporary Art of Rio Grande do Sul, Casa das Onze Janelas, Museum of the Federal University of Pará, and Museum of Art of Rio de Janeiro.

Website: www.ederoliveira.net.

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