Alice Quaresma

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1985
Lives in New York.


2012             History of Art Postbaccalaureate Studies, Columbia University, New York, USA
2009             Master of Fine Arts (With Distinction), Pratt Institute, New York, USA
2007             Bachelor of Fine Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2017              Escape. Le Magazyn / Tappan. Venice, California.
2016             Threaded, curated Keren Moscovitch, Flatiron Project Space, New York, USA
2015             Sketch for Nothing, curated by Gisela Gueiros, Special Projects, New York, USA
Beyond, curated by Mario Gioia, Fauna Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
2014             Nest, curated by Gisela Gueiros, Special Projects, New York, USA
2013             Beast, curated by João Guarantani, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Roots, curated by Raphael Fonseca, Barracão Maravilha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011             Two People and One Hundred Places, curated by Guilherme Bueno, Mercedes Viegas, Gallery, Rio de                                   Janeiro, Brazil
2010             American Home, PS122 Gallery, New York, USA
2009             American Home, Pratt Institute Gallery, New York, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016             Mutable Archives, curated by Gabriela Davies, Gallery 32, London, UK, 2016
Gabinete Contemporâneo de Curiosidades, curated by Marco Antonio Portela, Galeria, Oriente, Rio de                                 Janeiro, Brazil
                    Procession, curated by Gisela Gueiros, Michael Foley gallery, New York, USA
                    O Muro: Rever O Rumo, Central gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
2015             Coleções 10, curated by Nessia Leonzini and Lui Lage, Luisa Strina gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
2014             20, curated by Daniela Name, Mercedes Viegas gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Group show, Fred Giampietro gallery, New Haven, USA
Foam Talent 2014 Exhibition, East Wing Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
                    In-dissonance, The John Slade Ely House (Center for Contemporary Art), New Haven, USA
Unseen Photo Fair, Billboard 2x2- Special Projects, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Foam Talent 2014 Exhibition, L’Atelier Néerlandais, Paris, France
                    Eat The Food, Not Its Name, Clemente Soto Velez Center, New York, USA
                    Salão de Pinturas, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013             Constructions for Nowhere, Curated by Luisa Duarte, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, RJ, Brazil
New Collections Project, Orlando Lemos Gallery, Minas Gerais, Brazil
10” x 10” Project, Reis Studios Gallery, New York
2012             Coletiva12, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MACAA Members Juried Exhibition, Michigan, USA
SVA Residency show, New York, USA
2011             Coletiva11, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2009             Some Place Like Home, Daniel Cooney Gallery, New York, USA
MFA Show Steuben South Gallery, New York, USA
2008             Open Studio, Pratt Institute, New York, USA
2008             BFA Show, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

Awards and Residencies

2014             Foam Talent Prize, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014             Jardim do Hermes Residency, São Paulo, Brazil
2013             Barracão Maravilha Residency, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012             SVA Summer Residency, New York
Annual Juried Competition (Honorable Mention), New York, USA
Mid-America College Art Association Open Call, Michigan, USA
2011             3RD Ward Summer Open Call (finalist), New York, USA
2010             Garimpo (finalist), Dasartes Magazine, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2009             PS122 Prize, New York, USA


“Borderless 1” featured in the article “What’s New?” at Foam Magazine, issue 45, September 2016
“My work featured in the article “7 Contemporary Brazilian Artists to Know” by Ozana Plemenitash at, USA, August 2016
My exhibition “Threaded” in the article “Summer Therapy: New York Loves Brazilian Art Right Now, If These Thirty-Five Artists Showing This Season Are Any Indication” by Tatiane Schilaro at, USA, August 2016
“Roots” project featured on the article “Fantasy of Perception” at Yuca Magazine, Colombia, July 2016
“Broken Utopia” piece featured on the article “New Vision: Reflecting The World” at IMA Magazine, Japan, May 2016
Alice was one of eight artists picked to create an artwork for the article “O Infinito” (Infinity) published at Serafina Magazine (Folha de São Paulo newspaper), São Paulo, Brazil, May 2016
“A Few Questions for Alice Quaresma, Brooklyn’s Twombly-Loving Photo-Doodler” interview for Artspace by Dylan Kerr, March 2016
“Beyond” project (portfolio of the month) published at New Dawn Magazine, Netherlands, January 2016
“Nest” project published at Musée Magazine, New York, USA, November 2015
“Beasts” Project featured on the feature movie “Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso 2”, directors Sandra Werneck e Mauro Farias, 2015
Article about my artwork and process, “Alice Quaresma: Innovative Image making”, by Jade Moyano, Trendland Magazine, October 2015
Interview for Gisela Gueiros “RJ-NYC”, Joyce Pascowitch Magazine, São Paulo, Brazil, August 2015
Article about my solo show Além (Beyond) “At solo show, artist deconstruct photographs”, written by Diago Oliva, Ilustrada, Folha de São Paulo Newspaper, São Paulo, June 18th 2015
“Beyond” project featured at Serafina Magazine (Folha de São Paulo newspaper), April 26th 2015
“Roots” Project featured on the article “31 photographs that will show you the future of photography”, The Huffington Post, January 1st 2015
“Travessia” Project featured on “Work in Progress”, O Globo Newspaper, Brazil, 1 de dezembro de 2014
“Beasts” Project featured on IMA Magazine Vol. 10, Japan, November 2014
DASartes Magazine, October/November issue, Brazil, 2014

Photography Museum, Curitiba, Brazil
Charles Dee Mitchell collection, Texas, USA
Calmonstock collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Abstraction in Action, Sayago & Pardon Collection