Curriculum

LUCIANA MARIANO

Born in São Paulo, Brazil, on March 24th. 1971. Descendent of Italian and Portuguese immigrants, she is the 3rd generation of self-taught artists in her family. She lived for 6 years in Italy, England and Denmark from 1990 to 1996. In 2001 got a Bachelor degree in Marketing at Mackenzie University in Brazil. Growing up among paints, palettes and brushes, she painted since childhood but never thought of her paintings as “art”. In fact, she considered it so silly and personal that all her paintings were destroyed shortly after finishing. In 2008 after a period of personal turmoil and depression her production became so intense that she didn’t have the time to destroying them and the excess became her first exhibition. Since then she have been showing her paintings in many places and countries. She is currently living in Finland.

* ARTISTIC CHRONOLOGY: 

2008 – Exhibition “Spontaneity” – Jacques Ardies Gallery – São Paulo / Brazil

2008/09/10 – Christmas Exhibition – Jacques Ardies Gallery – São Paulo / Brazil

2008 – Illustrations of the book “Seres Múltiplos” – author Pollyana Ferrari – São Paulo / Brazil

2009 – Solo Exhibition – Jacques Ardies Gallery – São Paulo / Brazil

2009 – Invited Foreign Artist – Al Landsens Naivister – Strand Galeriet – Copenhagen / Denmark

2010 – Artist Naïf Invited to Cow Parade Brazil – São Paulo / Brazil

2010 – Project of Matthew Rose “A Book on Death” – MUBE – São Paulo / Brazil

2010 – Exhibition “Hora do Brasil” – Jacques Ardies Gallery – São Paulo / Brazil

2010 – 41a. The Chapel Art Show Edition – São Paulo / Brazil

2010/2011 – Brazilian Naif Art – Solo Exhibition at the Broward Regional Library – Plantation – Florida / USA

2011 – Brazilian Naif Art – Exhibition & Artwalk at Art’s Arena – Del Ray Beach, Florida / USA

2011 – Solo Exhibition – Jequitimar Sofitel Resort – Guarujá / Brazil

2012 – Seneca Project – Mural “The world is our home” (14×2,5m) theme: sustainability – Wembley – London / England

2012 – Artistic Residence in PA-f (Performing Arts Forum). Saint-Erme-Outre-et-Racoumert / France

2012 – International Festival of Naïve Art – Katowice / Poland

2012 – Illustration of the Book “Play” by author Kelly Flores

2012 – Incorporated works or the MIDAN collection – Musée International d’Art Naîf – Vicq – France

2012 – Works incorporated to the MIAN collection – Naïf International Museum of Art – Rio de Janeiro

2013 – Biennale d’Art Naïf – Musee d’Art Spontané – Evere – Belgium

2013 – Collective Exhibition Debora Gutman Gallery – Berlin – Germany

2013 – Collective Exhibition La Spirale Gallery – Liège – Belgium

2013 – Solo exhibition at MIDAN – Vicq – France

2013 – Exhibition of Naïve Art in Alsace – Ottmarshein – France

2013 – Afro Naif SESC Ramos Exhibition – Rio de Janeiro

2014 – Naif International Art Festival – Katowice – Poland

2014 – Naive Collective Exhibition at Floreffe Abbey – Belgium

2014 – Naïfs do Brasil Biennial – SESC Piracicaba – Brazil

2015 – Lecture on Naïve Art at the Methodist University – S.Bernardo – Sp – Brazil

2015 – Solo Exhibition – Cafè Uno Più – Munich – Germany

2015 – Collective Exhibition at Maria Gallery – Helsinki – Finland

2015 – Artistic Residence at the Anchor Project – Cotia – Brazil

2015 – Solo exhibition at the celebrations and benefit of the 20 years of the Anchor Project

2015 – Solo exhibition at Solange Vianna Gallery – Cotia – Brazil

2016 – Itinerant Life and Art Project Year I – England / France

2016 – Lectures on Naïf Art – Haapajervi Public Average School – Finland

2016/17 – Illustration of the book of the author, philosopher and psychoanalyst Dr. Carla Cervera Sei

2017 – Collective of Brazilian Naïve Art – Movement and curation of Enzo Ferrara

2017 – Women Naifs Exhibition – Movement and Curation of Enzo Ferrara – Brazil

2017 – Itinerant Life and Art Project Year II – Russia / Finland

2017 – Evere’s Art Biennial – Brussels – Belgium

2018 – FIAN – International Festival of Naïve Art in Guarabira – Paraíba

2018 – Jabberwocky – Curator Ana Maria Cockerill – EspacioGallery – London / UK

2018 – Solo exhibition at the Naïf Art Museum Kondase Keskus – Viljandi/ Estonia

2018 – Tea time – Solo exhibition at the Rakvere Gallerii – Rakvere/ Estonia
Links – news and critics:
http://marcelocoelho.folha.blog.uol.com.br/arch2009-05-01_2009-05-31.html#2009_05-11_17_25_37-10759959-27
http://marcelocoelho.folha.blog.uol.com.br/arch2009-06-01_2009-06-30.html#2009_06-08_15_50_42-10759959-27
http://www.acheiusa.com/acheiusa/arquivo/0324/achei-colunistas-circulando.asp
http://gazetanews.com/noticias/a-arte-naif-brasileira-no-sul-da-florida/
http://www.maxpressnet.com.br/Conteudo/1,405438,Sofitel_Guaruja_Jequitimar_leva_visitantes_ao_mundo_de_cores_com_arte_Naif_de_Luciana_Mariano,405438,1.htm
http://planetamorumbi.wordpress.com/2010/01/25/a-vaca-cow-parade-do-morumbi-e-assinada-pela-artista-luciana-mariano/

Videos:

Catalog 2018: https://youtu.be/I3jHbwOWV8
CONTACT:

Luciana Mariano – lucianamariano1@hotmail.com – +3580413690466

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