​E-mail: mariaqueiroga7@gmail.com
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Maria Queiroga, Brazilian born (1987), is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist. Recently she is working with embroidery, experimentations with natural inks, installation and video; surrounding themes of memories, traumas and gender issues. Her first solo exhibition was selected by a committee at Correios Cultural Center (Recife, Brazil - 2017) and her first international group show was "Desire Lines" with immigrant artists from Akin Collective at the Steam Whistle Brewing Gallery (Toronto, CA).

Her work has been featured in ​Terra Magazine (2018) as the choice of architects and her first international exhibition was a group show at Steam Whistle Brewing Gallery (Toronto - 2018). She was invited to the round table “Immigrants and the Creative Economy” (Dec 2018) at Toronto City Hall and contributed with an interview for Airsa research “Newcomer artist sector in the Greater Toronto Area” (Jan 2019). Currently, she is a member of Sur Gallery and part of the LACAP’S Directory of Latino/a artists and work part time as Visitor Guide at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto - MOCA, where she presented and lead her first workshop "Painting with foods" in July 2019.



Exhibitions

A contemporary view of the "Movimento Armorial" (Solo show)
2018 Feb-Abr | Trendd - Recife, Brazil.


What I'm going to seek in the backlands, solitude (Solo show)
2017 Oct-Dez | Correios Cultural Center - Recife, Brazil.


Art Without Borders | 2018 Nov | MLC Gallery,  Toronto, Canada.

An emerging artists show | 2018 Sep | Sage Real Estate,  Toronto, Canada.

Desire Lines | 2018 Sep | Steam Whistle Brewer, Toronto, Canada.

Cow Parade | 2017 Oct  | Recife, Brazil.

Aurora Collective | 2016 Dec | Sao paulo, Brazil.

Disjuntor Market | 2016 Nov | Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Good Art Fair | 2016 Abr | Sao Paulo, Brazil.




Teaching

"Paint with food" | Jul 2019 | MOCA Toronto | Toronto, Canada.


Roundtables and talks

Newcomer artist sector in the Greater Toronto Area |  Airsa | Toronto, Canada, 2019.

Immigrants and the Creative Economy | Toronto City Hall | Toronto, Canada, 2018.

Art Without Borders | Modern Literature and Culture (MLC) Gallery | Toronto, Canada, 2018.


Media

LACAP | Directory of Latino/a Artists 

Ryersonian, 2018 | Showcasing refugee and migrant artists

Terra Magazine, 2018 | A contemporary look at the codes of the Movimento Armorial in a composition where art is the base

Folha de Pernambuco journal, 2017 | Maria Queiroga's "sertão" at the Centro Cultural dos Correios


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