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RODRIGO
FRANZAO

About


Born in São Paulo, Brazil, 1982.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Having attained an undergraduate degree in Art and Language Arts, he has been pursuing a career as professional artist working with painting, sculpture, video and installation. As from 2013, the year he began to forge his artistic career, Franzão has been showing regularly in group and solo exhibitions in Brazil and abroad.

Among the artist's solo exhibitions that he attended with his work, are particularly noteworthy, in 2014, "Involuntary Exclusion" at The Superior Court Museum in Brasilia, Brazil; in 2015, "Katharsis" at The National Arts Club in New York, EUA and in 2016, "Surface and Abstractions" at Odivelas Exhibition Center in Lisbon, Portugal.

Among the group exhibitions that he attended with his work, deserve special mention, in 2015, "Between The Lines: Exploring Drawings" at National Arts Club in New York, USA and in 2015, "Fibremen 5 - The International Biennial on Textile Art" at Scythia in Kherson, Ukraine.




Education


2015
.Arts. CEUCLAR, Brasília, Brazil.
2011
.Comunication in Art Education. FPA, São Paulo, Brazil.
2009
.Psychopedagogy and Art Therapy. FPA, São Paulo, Brazil.
2004
.Language Arts. USM, São Paulo, Brazil.


Solo Exhibitions


2017
.Personal Structures. Casa dos Contos Museum, Ouro Preto, Brazil.
2016
.Surface and Abstractions. Antônio Lino Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.
2015
.katharsis. Marquis Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, USA. Curator: Robert Yahner.
.Involuntary Exclusion. Superior Tribunal de Justiça Museum, Brasília, Brazil.
.Weaving Shapes. Anexxo Gallery. Goiás, Brazil.
2014
.Involuntary Exclusion. Anexxo Gallery, Goiás, Brazil.


Collective Exhibitions


2017
.Outside the Lines: The Fourth Annual NAC Drawing Invitational. Gregg Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, USA. Curator: Robert Yahner.
2016-15
.Between The Lines: Exploring Drawings. Gregg Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, USA. Curator: Robert Yahner.
2015
.The International Biennial on Textile Art - Fibremen 5. Scythia, Kherson, Ukraine. Curator: Ludmila Egorova.


Interviews



Paiva, Maristella. "Museu Casa dos Contos recebe a exposição Estruturas Pessoais." Tv Top Cultura, March 2017. Video. (BRAZIL)
Bennellick, Mary. "Abstract Textiles" Be Creative with Workbox, Jul./Aug. 2015, p. 82-85. Print. (ENGLAND)
Rotelli, Pietro. "Rodrigo Franzão." The Art Zine, June 2015, p. 1. Web. (ITALY)
Aragão, Judith Luzardo de. "Rodrigo Franzão: Subtração Involuntária." Vem Comigo TV, May 2015. Video. (BRAZIL)
Giusti, André. "Museu do Superior Tribunal de Justiça: entrevista." Museu do Superior Tribunal de Justiça, May 2015. Audio. (BRAZIL)
Pitcher, Sam. "Rodrigo Franzão: Abstract forms." Textile Artist, Dec. 2014, p. 1. Web. (LONDON)


Selected Presses


"Museu Casa dos Contos recebe a exposição Estruturas Pessoais." Tv Top Cultura, March 2017. Video. (BRAZIL)
"Espaço Cultural: Catálogo 2015." Secretária de Documentação, Memória e Cultura, Dec. 2016, p. 20. Print. (BRAZIL)
"Supertition Review: Rodrigo Franzão." Arizona State University, Issue 16, Dec. 2015, p. 1. Web. (USA)
"Rodrigo Franzão representa o Brasil com duas obras em Bienal de arte têxtil na Ucrânia, que começa dia 22 de outubro." Obras de Arte, Oct. 2015, p. 1. Web. (BRAZIL)
"Rodrigo Franzão – O Brasil na Bienal de arte têxtil na Ucrânia." Artistas e Artes, Oct. 2015, p. 1. Web. (BRAZIL)
"KATARZA I RAVNOTEŽA." DRUGI PAR GAĆA, Oct. 2015, p. 1. Web. (CROATIA)
"Do espaço do STJ para Nova York". JusBrasil, Oct. 2015, p. 1. Web. (BRAZIL)
"The National Arts Club presents Rodrigo Franzão - Katharsis." Guest of a guest, Sep. 2015, p. 1. Web. (USA)
"Artista de Goiás é o 1º brasileiro a expor em famosa galeria dos EUA. Telas de Rodrigo Franzão vão ficar em local que já teve obras de Picasso." G1 - Globo TV, Sep. 2015, p.1. Web. (BRAZIL)
"Rodrigo Franzão é o primeiro brasileiro a expor na Marquis Galeria em 117 anos: O espaço recebe dez obras do artista paulistano." Revista Brasileiros, Sep. 2015, p. 1. Web. (BRAZIL)
"Rodrigo Franzão é o primeiro artista plástico brasileiro, em 117 anos, a expor na Marquis Gallery do National Arts Club, em Nova York." Obras de Arte, Sep. 2015, p. 1. Web. (BRAZIL)
"Terraço Paulistano: SP-Abadiânia-NY" Veja São Paulo, Aug. 2015, p. 27. Print. (BRAZIL)
"The limit is imagination: Rodrigo Franzão on his abstract art." Arts Culture, July 2015, p. 1. Web. (ENGLAND)
"Rodrigo Franzão - Abadiânia, Goiás, Brazil." 365 days-365 artists, May 2015, p. 1. Web. (USA)
"Rodrigo Franzão: Subtração Involuntária." Vem Comigo TV, May 2015. Video. (BRAZIL)
Fernandes, Maria T. "Arte em Abadiânia." Revista Roteiro Brasília, Oct./Nov. 2014, p. 16. Print. (BRAZIL)


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