Matias Mesquita Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, b. 1976

Matias Mesquita (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1976) creates a bridge between the object, sculpting and painting. In his recent research, the artist paints on cement plates, molded by him, bringing the medium to the foreground and exploring the narrative potentialities of the various materials. Matias was awarded the Prêmio IBRAM, with the work "O nu artístico", in 2011. The artist lives and works in Brasília.


Main solo exhibits: Traços de Impermanência. Zipper Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil (2015), Impermanência. Elefante Centro Cultural, Brasília, Brazil (2014). Main collective exhibits: Ocupação. Elefante Centro Cultural, Brasília, Brazil (2014), Cambralha. Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2011).