Leandra Espírito Santo

(this page was last updated in July 2016)


Volta Redonda, Brazil, 1983.
Lives and works between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil.

PIPA 2016 nominee.

Masters and Doctorate in Visual Arts from the School of Communication and Arts at USP. Graduated in Social Communication at the Fluminense Federal University. Received the Estimulo Award at the 42° Salon of Contemporary Art Luiz Sacilotto, from the municipality of Santo André and was contemplated at the Visual Arts Calling from the Culture Department of Niterói, through which she held her first solo exhibition ‘Incubadora’ at the Cultural Centre Paschoal Carlos Magno.

Participated in group exhibitions in galleries, museums, Brazilian and foreign institutions such as: Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2016; Galeria A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2014; Circus Street Market, Brighton, UK, 2014; Casa do Olhar – Secretaria de Cultura de Santo André, Brazil, 2014; Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil, 2014/2012; Centro Cultural Justiça Federal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013; Museum of Contemporary Art of Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, Brazil 2013; Complexo Cultural Palácio das Artes, Praia Grande, Brazil, 2013; Centro Universitário Mariantonia, São Paulo, Brazil, 2013; Sesi Cultural, Barra Mansa, Brazil, 2013; Galeria Casamata, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013; Sala Preta, Barra Mansa, Brazil 2013; Circo Voador, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2012/2013; Museum of Art of Ribeirão Preto, Ribirão Preto, Brazil, 2012; Galeria Gravura Brasileira, São Paulo, Brazil, 2012; Liceu de Artes e Ofícios, São Paulo, Brazil, 2012 and Institute Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil, 2010.

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