Born 1988 Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

selected press

Mousse, April–May 2016

The Guardian, April 2016

Education

  • 2014

    Art History, Rodrigo Naves

  • 2012

    Critical art, Francisco Alambert and Polyana Canhete, SESC Pompeia

  • 2010

    Bachelor of Visual Arts at the University Center Fine Arts of São Paulo
    Misguided painting by Dora Longo Bahia, SESC Pompeia

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Medley, Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • 2017

    The history in repeat mode - drama, t293, Rome, Italy
    The history in repeat mode - symbol, Morena di Luna, Hove, UK
    The history in repeat mode - image, Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, Belgium

  • 2016

    Synthesis Of Contradictory Ideas, And The Plurality Of The Object The Image Part 2, Maureen Paley, London
    Synthesis of contradictory ideas and the plurality of the object as image, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2013

    Relational System project Season - Palace of Arts São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2012

    Paulo Nimer Pjota, Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    1 shows the exhibition program Centro Cultural São Paulo 2012, São Paulo, Brazil

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Amaranthine, curated by Dan Coopey, Kupfer, London, UK
    O Triângulo Atlântico, 11ª Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Hybrid Topographies, Deutsche Bank, New York, USA
    After the end, before the beginning, Instituto PIPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • 2017

    Pintura [Diálogo de artistas], Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    O céu ainda é azul, você sabe..., Instituto Tomie Ohtake São Paulo, Brazil
    O Triângulo do Atlântico, Saracura, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Forever Never Comes – Metabolismo Del Tempo, Museo Archeologico e d'Arte della Maremma, Grosseto, Italy
    A LUZ QUE VELA O CORPO É A MESMA QUE REVELA A TELA, CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    PAINTING |OR| NOT, KaviarFactory, Henningsvær, Norway

  • 2016

    New Shamans / Novos Xamãs: Brazilian Artists, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
    Soft Power. Arte Brasil.,Kunsthal in Amersfoort, The Netherlands

  • 2015

    The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
    City Uneasy, SESC Rio Preto, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
    Imagine Brazil, DHC / Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
    Ce Monde Fabuleux Moderne MAC-Lyon, Lyon, France
    Imagine Brazil, Tomie Ohtake Institute, São Paulo, Brazil
    19 Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil - Southern Panoramas, SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nourishing, OCA, São Paulo, Brazil
    Nourishing Expo Milan, Milan, Italy
    Boiling Point, gallery PSM, Berlin, Germany
    Here There (Huna Hunak), QM Al Riwaq Gallery, Doha, Qatar

  • 2014

    Peace among animals, Rumors Fine Arts, São Paulo, Brazil
    The part que does not belong to you, Kunsthaus, Wiesbaden, Germany
    The First And Last Freedom, MOTinternational gallery, London, UK
    Made by ... done by Brazilians, matarazzo city, São Paulo, Brazil
    Imagine Brazil, Mac-Lyon, Lyon, France.
    Nourishing, MAM-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    10 years of the prize acquisition, Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2013

    Chambers à Part, Edition VIII, La Rérseve Paris, Paris, France
    Imagine Brazil, Astrup Feranley Museet, Oslo, Norway
    Entre-temps ... Brusquement, et ensuite 12e Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

  • 2012

    Itinerancy SESC_Videobrasil, SESC, São José do Rio Preto, Campinas and Santos, Brazil
    Landscape of Invention, Yes Gallery, Curitiba, Brazil

  • 2011

    Southern Panoramas, the 17th International Contemporary Art Festival
    SESC_Videobrasil, SESC Belenzinho, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Without Limits, Yes Gallery, Curitiba, Brazil
    Untitled # 1-After-Death Experiences, Oscar Cruz Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2010

    Transfer of Cultures Museum Pavilion Brazilian, São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2009

    Paperview, John Jones Limited_Project Space, London, England

  • 2008

    Fresh Produce Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose, USA
    Pliable, Contemporary Art Museum of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Illegitimate Paco das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2007

    1 Hall Arts São José do Rio Preto, São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
    39th Salon of Arts Piracicaba, Piracicaba, Brazil

Awards

  • 2014

    Premio PIPA Online awarded by the Jury

  • 2012

    Acquisition Award - Program Exhibition Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil

  • 2011

    1st Videobrasil Open Studio Prize, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • 2010

    Featured Places Magazine, Ibere ​​Camargo Foundation

  • 2007

    1 Hall Arts São José do Rio Preto - 1st place in the art category contemporary, São José do Rio Preto, Brazil

  • 2007

    39th Exhibition of Piracicaba Arts - Prize acquisition of three works submitted, Piracicaba, Brazil

Residencies

  • 2015

    Sacatar Institute, Itaparica, Bahia, Brazil

  • 2014

    Kunsthaus, Wiesbaden, Germany

  • 2013

    Veduta, Grigny, Lyon, France

  • 2011

    1st Prize Videobrasil Open Studio Residence, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Selected Press

  • 2017

    ----, São Paulo in South England: Paulo Nimer Pjota at Morena di Luna, Hove, blouinartinfo.com, 14 September 2017
    ----, Out Of London Exhibitions: Artlyst Picks 10 Of The Best Autumn 2017, artlyst.com, 7 September 2017

  • 2016

    Clark, Robert, Paulo Nimer Pjota London, The Guardian Guide, 23-29 April 2016, p. 33
    Berardi, Caterina, Artist of the Month: May with Paulo Nimer Pjota, curatingthecontemporary.org, 1 May 2016
    O’Halloran, Robbie, Paulo Nimer Pjota @ Maureen Paley, theglazelondon.com, 5th May 2016
    Kvaran, B. Gunnar, Surface Tension, Mousse, No 53 April- May 2016, pp. 196 - 204
    Coxhead, Gabriel, Great shows on now in Bethnal Green: Paulo Nimer Pjota, Time Out, May 10-16, 2016, p. 79.

Rubell Family Collection, USA
Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy
Domus Collection, Hong Kong, China
MAC-Lyon, Lyon, France
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Collection of São Paulo / Centro Cultural São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lodoveans Collection, London, UK
SESC_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Pinacoteca de São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
Pinacoteca de Piracicaba, Brazil