b. 1959 São Paulo, Brazil
     1991 Moves to New York, US

1977-1981     BFA and BAE - Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo, Brazil
1982               Semester at New York Studio School, New York, NY
1982-1983     Visiting student at Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1997-1999     Studies w/ Catherine Redmond - Pratt Professor, New York, NY

2015-2016     Workshop w/ Yasmin Gur at Into The Wood NYC, New York, NY

Solo Shows
1994               Adriana Penteado Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, Brazil
1995               Desbrosses Artist Space, New York, NY
2003               Adriana Penteado Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, Brazil
                        “Abstracts” Joseph Fischl Gallery, New York, NY
2004               “Renewal” Biche de Bere Gallery, New York, NY
2005               “Painting Takes Me Places” Cornell-West, New York, NY
                        “Land & Water (a return to basics)” Cornell-East New York, NY
2006               “Painting is a Dinosaur” Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York, NY
2008               “Life-Size Vessels - Paintings” Figment Art Festival, Governor’s Island, NY
2010               “Paintings of Dreams” Figment Art Festival, Governor’s Island, NY
2011               “Macunaíma” installation, Figment Art Festival, Governor’s Island, NY
2012               “A Painting Picture Book” Figment Art Festival, Governor’s Island, NY
2013               “Saravá” Belas Artes Gallery & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, St. Louis, MO
                        Fountain Art Fair 2013, New York, NY
2014               “Selected Works” Belas Artes Gallery, St. Louis, MO
                        Open Studio, Long Island City, NY

2016               “While We Sleep" LIC Corner Cafe, Long Island City, NY

Group Shows
1985               “Pintura e Tal” São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo, Brazil
                        “Pintura e Tal” Oscar Seraphico Art Gallery, Brasília, Brazil
                        “A Trama do Gosto” Bienal Foundation, São Paulo, Brazil
1986               “Tandem” Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
                        “Arte na Rua II” MAC - Museum of Contemporary Art, São Paulo, Brazil
1987               “Volumes” Brazilian Architects’ Institute (IAB), São Paulo, Brazil
1988               “Four” Museum of Sound & Image, São Paulo, Brazil
1989               “Gallery Artists” Paraty Gallery, SoHo, New York, NY
1992               “Gallery Artists” Americas Gallery, New York, NY
1994               “Wall to Wall” & “Art in General” Salons, New York, NY
2001               Venezuelan Consulate Gallery, New York, NY
2002               “Seven” post 9/11 work, Broome St. Gallery, New York, NY
2004               “Nature Abstracted” The Painting Center, New York, NY
2006               “Summer” Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York, NY
2010               MuBE – Brazilian Museum of Sculptures, São Paulo, Brazil
2012               “Joie de Vivre” Projects Space, New York, NY
2016               “Like an Egyptian” Pierro Gallery - Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

2017              "Through the Rabbit Hole - 2" Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

Permanent Collections
Artworks in collections in Shanghai, Hong-Kong, London, Helsinki, Evora, New York, Saint Louis, San Francisco, Joinville, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo.                 

1983-1991     Studio Art Teacher, São Paulo, Brazil
1984               Art Teacher at Lasar Segall Museum, São Paulo, Brazil
1985               Art Teacher at São Paulo Cultural Center, São Paulo, Brazil
1986-1988     Art Teacher for Middle School at Equipe School, São Paulo, Brazil
2004-2016     Studio Art Teacher, New York, NY
2009               Art Teacher for Kindergarten Classes at PS6, New York, NY
2009-2011     Lunchtime Art Club Teacher of Art & Mythology at PS6, New York, NY
2011-2017     Contemporary Arts Tour Guide, New York, NY


2011-2014      Blogger for Contemporary Arts Newsletter “Cecilia André Tours”
2014-2016      Blogger for Ceciliaandretours.tumblr.com
2015                Editorial Production Assistant – Researcher and copyrights liaison for the publication “Mário Pedrosa – Primary Documents”, MoMA.

2014- 2015       Researcher for the feature film about Maria Martins and Marcel Duchamp “Maria - Don't Forget I Come from the Tropics" – working title, Brazil.


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