Born in Campinas, SP, Brazil, 1971

 

 

Ana Calzavara graduated from Arts Institute of State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts, did a Post-Graduate course (Painting) at Byam Shaw School of Art, London; obtained a master’s degree in Visual Poetics from Communication & Art School at Sao Paulo University (USP) and she is a PhD in Fine Arts (Visual Poetics) at the same Institution (2012).

Calzavara was a student at Evandro Carlos Jardim's printmaking workshops at Sao Paulo Contemporary Arts Museum (MAC) as well at Lasar Segall Museum. She completed her studies on painting with Paulo Pasta, on photography with Joao Luiz Musa, and on art history with Jorge Coli, Rodrigo Naves, Leon Kossovitch and Sonia Salztein, all of them, very known and respectable professionals in brazilian art scene.

Calzavara worked as a printing assistant at State University of Campinas. She has also been working as an art teacher and giving courses and workshops since 1994. She also worked at Sao Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) as a curator assistant, producer and as an art educator.

 

 

She works with printing, painting and photography - her art works  have been shown in both national and international exhibitions.

        

 

Education

 

2016 - 2018    Postdoctoral Studies in Art, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

2008 - 2012    PhD in Art, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

2002 - 2006    M.F.A, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

1996 - 1998    Post-Graduation, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK.

1989 - 1992    B.A in Fine Arts, University of Campinas, SP, Brazil.

 

 

Awards

 

 

2018-2016     Scholarship CAPES - postdoctoral project The persistent image and contemporaneity.

2011               Special Prize - Printing - 5ª Latin American Biennial “Olho Latino”. Atibaia, SP, Brazil.

2008               Scholarship CAPES to develop the Phd Project in Visual Poetics: Inter-relations: Photography and    

                        Painting,at University of São Paulo, Brazil.

2005               Selected artist for the program Rumos Itaú Cultural.

1999               Acquisition award - paintings - 27° Contemporary Art Museum of Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil.

1998/6           Schoolarship APARTES/CAPES to Post Graduation in Painting – Byam Shaw School of Art, London.

1996               Special reference – prints - 53° Contemporary Art Museum of Paraná, Brazil.

 

 

Solo exhibitions

 

2020              Lusco-Fusco. Gallery Millan. São Paulo, Brazil.

2018              What insists on being: prints by Ana Calzavara and Marina Zilberstjn. House of Latin America. Brasíia, DF.

2017              One step further and it disappears. Gallery Virgílio. São Paulo, Brazil.

2014              Small mistakes with no importance. Brazilian Gravure Gallery. São Paulo / SP, Brazil.

2012              The Wind blows wherever it wants to – photographs and printings. Galeria Gravura Brasileira, São    

                       Paulo, SP.

2009              Distances – Brazilian Print Art Gallery, São Paulo,SP,  Brazil.

                       Across – Paintings. AAMAM , São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

2006              Urban Visions – Photographs. Galeria da Livraria Cultura, Brasília, DF.

                       Frestas – paintings – Centro Cultural Casa de Dona Yayá, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                       Frestas – photographs. Museu da Imagem e do Som (MIS), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

2001              Photographs – Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

 

Group exhibitions

 

 

2020              Restless Printing. Centro Cultural Maria Antônia. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                       Uneven surroundings. Centro Cultural Pavão. Campinas, Sp, Brazil.

2019              As solid as fog. Lazy Susan Gallery. New York City, USA

                       Xilo: Corpo e Paisagem. SESC Guarulhos. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                       Hues. Bird, Willimsburg. New york City, USA.

                       Four artists from SP. IMS Poços de Caldas, MG, Brazil.

                       In suspension. Galeria Virgílio, São Paulo.SP, Brazil.

                       Arte Londrina 7. Londrina, PR. Brazil.

                       Invisible Art. Galeria Oswald de Andrade, SP, Brazil

2018              To be, to dwell and to imagine. Concrete Space. Miami. Curator Adriana Herrera.

                       Zureta. International Contemporary Printed Art Exhibition and Symposium. Bratislava  Zurique (Suiça). 

                       Worclaw (Polônia).  (Melbourne (Austrália).

                       Baixa; Ana Calzavara, Celina Yamauchi, Márcia Cymbalista e Marco Buti. Galeria Virgílio. SP, Brasil.

2017              Zureta. International Contemporary Printed Art Exhibition and Symposium. Universidade de Tóquio.

                       Japão. Xangai, China.

                      The repetition of what is impermanent. University of Londrina. Brazil.

                      Portfolio #4. MAIS Galeria. SP, Brasil.

                      Being is the mirror of being. Casa de Tijolo. SP, Brazil.

2016             8th Douro Biennial – Portugal.

                      Br 2016. Galeria Virgílio, SP, Brasil.

                      Arte Londrina 4 – Londrina/PR. Brasil.

2015             40th SARP Contemporary Art Exhibition of Ribeirão Preto / SP. Brazil.

                      2nd Global Print. Douro. Portugal.

                      37 48 "S: Artists navigate Melbourne. Brazilian Engraving. SP. Brazil.

2014             8th Prize Art Laguna - Painting - Venice Arsenal, Venice, Italy.

                      65th Salão de Arte Contemporânea do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.

                      Buy the Book. Central Booking Art Gallery. NY, EUA.

                      45th Art Chapel Show. São Paulo / SP, Brazil.

                      PARTE. Contemporary Art Fair. São Paulo / SP, Brazil.

                      III Open Doors. AJA. São Paulo / SP, Brazil.

2013             8th Biennale internationale d’estampe contemporaine de Trois-Rivière, Canadá

                      SP Estampa. Brazilian Gravure Gallery. São Paulo / SP, Brazil

                      SP Estampa. Ateliê A Pipa. São Paulo/ SP, Brasil

2012             7th International Triennial of Graphic Work of Bitola. Macedônia.

                      Coletiva/Coletivos – Mostra de Gravuras. Espaço Cultural Casa das Onze Janelas, Ateliê do Porto e Galeria                                    Theodoro Braga. Belém,PA.

                      Caixa Umburana e Circulação Gráfica. Galeria Parangolé. Espaço Cultural Renato Russo. Brasília.DF. Brasil.

                      Passato Immediato – influências.ascendência. presença italiana na arte brasileira. Galeria Marta Traba.                                        Memorial da América Latina. São Paulo/SP, Brasil.

                      Pares Ímpares. Galeria Eto Coelho. Bauru/SP.

                      Diálogos – exposição de estampas. Galeria Gravura Brasileira. São Paulo/SP, Brasil.

                      Feira de Arte Parte. São Paulo, Paço das Artes. SP, Brasil.

                      43 Art Chapel Show. São Paulo,SP, Brasil.

2011             I International Biennial  of Printing of Santos, SP, Brazil.    

                      5ª Latin American Biennial “Olho Latino”. Atibaia, SP, Brazil.-

                     Print SP Art Fair. Brazilian Print Art Gallery. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                     SP Art Fair –  Biennial Pavilion, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                     Graphic Circulation Project.  Brazilian Print Art Gallery. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                     Grabados de Brasil – Ana Calzavara, Claudio Caropreso, Gilberto Tomé y Ulysses Bôscolo.

                     Galeria Original Múltipla, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

                     I Encuentro Nacional de Grabadores  de Santa Rosa.  Santa Rosa da La Pampa, Patagônia, Argentina.

                     Latino  Impresa 2011.  Munt – domus grafik.  Tucumán, Argentina.

                     Parte Art Fair. São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

2010            SP Art Fair –  Biennial Pavilion, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                    Caminos del Grabado – Brasil, Francia e Venezuela. French Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela.

                    Gardens and Delight – small formats in the Mezanino Art Gallery,Collection. São Paulo/SP, Brazil.

2009            Impressions – French and Brazilian printers. Ophicial Exhibition of the French Year in Brazil.

                    Brazilian Print Art Gallery, São Paulo,SP, Brazil.

                    Graphias. Marta Traba Gallery, Memorial of Latin Amercia. São Paulo, SP.

                    Connexions>Conexões. Graphic Production of French and Brazilian artists. Lambe-Lambe Project.

                    SESC Pompéia, São Paulo,SP, Brazil.                 

                    Images - visions of memory.  MuNA. University of Uberlância, MG, Brazil.

2008           Made in Brazil – small prints and drawings. Goloborotkos’studio. Nova York, EUA.

                    33° SARP – Ribeirão Preto Contemporary Art Salon; R.Preto, SP, Brazil.

                    Photography Month. MARP – Ribeirão Preto Art Museum, SP, Brazil.

                    Acervo Vivo – Santo André Contemporary Art Salon.  Luiz Sacillotto ; Paço Municipal de Santo André, SP,    

                    Brazil.

                    12 X 14’s  Project – Espaço Cris Rocha + Kik Levy Atelier, SP, Brazil.

                    Kubiko –  Paço Municipal de Santo André, SP, Brazil.

                    Kubiko – Festival de Inverno de Paranapiacaba, SP, Brazil.

2007           Ut pidura diversitas . Marta Traba Gallery, Memorial of Latin Amercia. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

                    32° SARP Ribeirão Preto Contemporary Art Salon; R.Preto, SP, Brazil.

                    Espaço Cultural Alphaville; São Paulo/SP, Brazil.

2006           L’art roman vu du Brésil –  Anzy-le-Duc,  Bourgogne, France.

                    Mário Gruber e a metafísica dos planos. Marta Traba Gallery, Memorial of Latin Amercia. São Paulo, SP,  

                    Brazil.

2005           Great Line– SESC Pompéia, São Paulo/SP.

                    Mostra “FOME ZERO – BIOFACH”, Nürberg, Germany.

                    17° Salão de Artes Plásticas de Praia Grande, Praia Grande, SP.

                    Lambe-Lambe Project –  III Print Biennial of  Santo André, Santo André, SP, Brazil.

2004           “Young Talents” - Art Chapel Show / Wesley Duke Lee ; SP.

                    Artists collective – Ateliê Espaço Coringa, São Paulo/SP.

                    5° Salão de Arte do Sesc do Amapá- Amapá/AP.

                    16° Salão de Artes Plásticas de Praia Grande, Praia Grande/SP.

                    La Collecte Project - Konschthaus 'BEIM ENGEL', Luxembourg.                   

                    En Tangsogade 4 Udstilling, Denmark.                         

                    Galeria Gravura Brasileira; São Paulo, Brazil.

2003           “Lambe-Lambe” Project – mural-prints all over the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

                    La Collecte Project – Atelier Presse Papier, Trois-Rivière, Canada.

2002           Ação na Pagú- Santo/SP, Brazil. Photographs.

                    Salão de Artes Visuais de Vinhedo/ SP, Brazil. Paintings.

                    26° Salão de Artes Plásticas do Paraná, Brazil. Photographs.

2001           Três Olhares sobre a Gravura - Centro de Convivência, Campinas/ SP, Brazil.

2000           Plough Art Centre, Canterbury University College, UK.

1999           Mostra Rio Gravura, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

                    27° Santo André Contemporary Art Salon, St. André, SP, Brazil.

1998           National Printing Exhibition  - The Mall Galleries, London.

                    Gone – Concourse Gallery, London.

                    Formations – Lauderdale House, London.

                    Post Graduate Final Show – Byam Shaw School of Art, London.

1997           International Printing Triennial of Cracóvia, Intergrafia 97, Polônia.

                    Gravuras do Piratininga / IEA -  Universidade de Lodz, Universidade Católica de Lublin, Universidade de  

                    Varsóvia Polônia.

1996           Panorama das Artes Visuais - Galeria João do Monte, Valinhos/ SP.

                    53º Salão de Arte Contemporânea do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

                    XXI SARP Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirão Preto, SP.

 

 

Works in Public Collections

 

 

  • Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art of  Paraná (MAC), Curitiba, PR, Brazil.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Santo André, S. André, SP, Brazil.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Rio Grande do Sul (MACRS), RS, Brazil.

  • Museum of Douro, Portugal.

  • The University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil.