The work of Carolina Ponte (Salvador, Brazil, 1981) has as main reference the integration of popular ornamental practices with contemporary production. Crochet and drawing are the main supports used by the artist, who also explores the combination of different patterns, colors and rhythms in highly installation-oriented pieces. The artist lives and works in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro.
Main solo exhibitions: “Carolina Ponte” MDM Gallery, Paris (2016), “E o silêncio?”, Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City (2016), “Dusk to dawn… Threads of infinity”, Anima Gallery, Doha (2014), “Filigranas” Zipper Galeria, São Paulo (2013). Main collective exhibitions: “Aquilo que nos une”, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro (2016), “Watercolour”, Textile Museum of Canada (2015), “Lugar Comum”, SESC Quitandinha, Petrópolis (2012), “Pontos de Encontro: Pedro Varela e Carolina Ponte”, Espaço Cultural da Caixa, Salvador, Brasil (2011).