Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, 2014, MFA-Painting
Isabel Gouveia is a painter, and printmaker working with etchings and digital printers manipulations. Her practices lie with errors and default appropriations, and also subverting processes, using intuition and chance to create art. She adopted her domestic printer Canon MP620 as a tool, developing her language to digital printing manipulations. The Artist was born and raised in Brazil and lives and works in Lake Worth, FL. She graduated as an Industrial Designer from the Arts Foundation Armando Alvares Penteado, in Sao Paulo and MFA from Florida Atlantic University, Fl.
She was recently awarded: The South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship 2017; Best in Show for the 54st Annual Juried Exhibition at Masur Art Museum, Monroe, LA; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts –VCCA Fellowship Residency 2016, Amherst, VA; the Artist In Residency 2015/16 - 2D Printmaking, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach. She also received both the 2014 Friedland Project Grant and Esther Saylor Rothenberger Award. She has won some recognition and honors, including the 2016 solo exhibition Processed Entropy at The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Art Center, Takoma Park, MD; and inclusion in the 8th All Media Juried Biennial – curated by Katherine Pill- Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL. Invitation to participate in the 8th International Printmaking Biennial Of Douro 2016 – curated by Nuno Canelas, Alijó, Portugal. Recently participation in the Opposing Futures at FatVillage, Fort Lauderdale; a city Intervention included at the 19th Bienal de Cerveiras, Portugal; the Cultural Council Biennial 2017 of the Palm Beaches, and the More Women Painting, Design Sublime, Miami.
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