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Ernesto Bonato

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Ernesto Bonato
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, 1968.

Born in São Paulo in 1968. Master degree in Visual Arts at School of Communication and Arts of the University of São Paulo. Participated in the creation of the Educational Department of the Museum of Art of São Paulo (MASP), where worked from 1997 to 2003. Gives classes of Printmaking and Drawing at Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (2004/05) and at the University Center SENAC (since 2001, until now). Is the coordinator of the Atelier Piratininga since 1995. Works with drawing, prints, photography, installation and urban art intervention and had his works exhibited in more than 140 individuals and collective exhibitions in Brazil and in many other countries like France, Netherlands, Canada, Argentina, Norway, Cuba, Poland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, United States. Received many prizes like the Unesco Prize, at the 14th National Exhibition, in Brazil. Is the coordinator of the Lambe-Lambe Project, with Fabrício Lopez, among many other collective projects (Trilingüe ABC. Gráfica atual, Ação na Pagú, L´Art Roman vu du Brésil, and others). Organized and had participated in many interchange projects, symposiums and talks about Art and Education. Worked as a curator of many exhibitions in Brazil and other countries, wrote educational texts about drawing, painting and printmaking.

Selected Individual Exhibitions:
- Ernesto Bonato. Gallery L´Archipel sur le Lac, San Martin du Lac, Borgogne, France.

- Traversée. Consular House of France. São Paulo, Brazil

Selected Collective Exhibitions:
- L´Art Roman vu du Bresil. The Romanic Art looked from  Brazil. The Anzy Le Duc´s Romanic Church, Borgogne, France.
- MAM na Oca. Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Brazil.
- Gráfica Contemporânea. Gallery  of the Cultural Center Brasil-United States. Belém do Pará, Brazil.
- Mario Gruber: a metafísica dos planos. Marta Traba Gallery, Memorial of América Latina, São Paulo, Brazil.
- Gravura Contemporânea Brasileira. II International Exhibition of Printmaking of Ceará. Museum of Contemporary Art. Dragão do Mar Center of Art and Culture. Fortaleza, Brazil. - PRINTS: Brazilian Prints. Goloborotko´s Studio. New York,
- Clube da Gravura: 20 Years of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Brazil
- N&B Project (Noir et Blanc). Sesc Pompéia. São Paulo,  Brazil.

- Brasil em Cartaz. Les Silos - Maison du livre et de l` affiche. Chaumont, France.
- Marco Buti, Cláudio Mubarac e Ernesto Bonato. Galeria Olido. São Paulo,   Brazil.
- Ernesto Bonato and Armando Sobral. Vrije Academie in Den Haag. The Hague, Netherlands.
- Safe / not safe / 3. Elina Banno, Ernesto Bonato, André Kodde. Safe Gallery. Dalfsen, Netherlands.
- In Images we Speak. Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- O Retrato como Imagem do Mundo Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Brazil.
- Contemporary Prints. Galerie Michèle Broutta andCite Internationale des Arts. Paris, France.

- Gráfica Del Mercosur: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay. Cajá Granada, Granada, Spain.
- Geometrias. Atelier Tactile Bosch. Cardiff. Pays de Gales.
- Art Frankfurt. Internacional Print Fair of Frankfurt. Messe Frankfurt, Germany.
- Impressões: panorama da xilogravura brasileira. Santander Cultural. Porto Alegre, Brazil.


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