Cristina Bahiense

Biografia

Cristina Bahiense was born in Rio de Janeiro, where she lives and works. She holds a degree in psychology from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro ( UFRJ). She studied art history at PUC ( RJ-2000). In the 1980s, she enrolled at the Escola de Arte Visuais do Parque Lage (RJ), where she attended several courses in the institution’s ongoing art workshop; she returned to the EAV ( Escola de Arte Visuais do Parque Lage RJ) in 2000, having studied under Fernando Cocchiarale, Guilherme Bueno, Franz Manata, Luis Ernesto, Manoel Fernandes, Pedro França and Reynaldo Roels Jr.; she also took Paulo Sérgio Duarte’s course in contemporary art at POP (Polo de Pensamento Contemporâneo), Currently attends the group of study in art and philosophy with Paulo Sérgio Duarte.

She has participated in many exhibitions and group shows, including Arte Brasileira Atual [Current Brazilian Art] (Museu do Ingá, Rio de Janeiro, 1984), Como vai você, Geração 80? [How Are You, Generation 80?] (EAV, Rio de Janeiro, 1984), 9o Salão Carioca de Arte (Rio de Janeiro, 1985), 3o Salão Paulista de Arte Contemporânea (Fundação Bienal, São Paulo, 1985), 13 Artistas do Rio (Maison de L’Amerique Latine, Paris; Centro Culturale Galleria D’Arte Braidense, Milano, 1987), Novos Novos [New New] (Galeria de Arte do Centro Empresarial Rio, Rio de Janeiro, 1987), 44o Salão Paranaense (Curitiba, 1987), 12o Salão Carioca de Arte (Estação Carioca do Metrô, Rio de Janeiro, 1988), Quatro Quadros [Four Paintings] (Galeria Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, 1990), Processo no. 738.765-2 (EAV and MNBA, Rio de Janeiro, 1991), 10 Anos de Acervo – Coleção do Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes (MAM-RJ, 1991), Novíssimos 2007 (Galeria Ibeu, Rio de Janeiro, 2007), Construct. com (Galeria do Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes, 2009) and Foto Lage (EAV, Rio de Janeiro, 2009) Diálogo da arte contemporânea [Dialogue of Contemporary Art] (AVA Galleria Helsinki, Finland, 2011). She has held solo exhibitions at Galeria do Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes (Rio de Janeiro, 1989 and 1991) [Untitled]; Superfícies Latinas [Latin Surfaces] at Sesc Rio (Teresópolis, 2007); Percursos [Trajectories] at Galeria Ibeu (Rio de Janeiro, 2009), Relevos Transitórios [Transitory Reliefs] at Centro Cultural Justiça Federal (Rio de Janeiro, 2011) and European and Latin American Biennial of Contemporary art- Porto- Portugal ( 2012) ARTIGO Contemporary Art Fair 2012 AVA galeria(RJ) Artexpo New York 2013 AVA galeria, Artexpo New York 2014 AVA galeria, Artigo Contemporary Art Fair 2013 AVA galeria Rj, Artexpo New york 2016 NY Basak Malone LLC, New Collector book 2015 and 2016,,Art Arena Magazine2016 NY. Her work may be found in the White Martins Colletion, André Arias Colletion ,Art Arena Colletion 2016 NY, Eugenio Pacelli Colletion, Escola Panamericana de Arte, Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes and Ibeu collections and has works in the office of art Gaby Indio da Costa.