Renata De Bonis (1984, São Paulo, Brazil)

Renata De Bonis lives and works in São Paulo. She started a MFA program in Visual Arts on UNESP on 2016, and holds a BFA degree in Visual Arts from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), concluded in 2006. Throughout her studies De Bonis developed her research in painting and also in three-dimensional media such as sculptures and sound installations since then. Recent solo exhibitions include: , to fill the interlude without breaking it, at BFA Boatos Gallery, São Paulo (2015), Mapping Continents, Lamb Projects, London (2015), Norte, part of the Exhibition Program of Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo (2014), Suíte, Coletor, São Paulo (2014), and Uma Pedra por Dia, Galeria Laura Marsiaj, Rio de Janeiro (2014). Recent group exhibitions include: Esforço-Desempenho, Galeria Athena Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro (2016), 1(um), BFA Boatos, São Paulo (2015), Narrativas Poéticas, Museu da Língua Portuguesa, São Paulo (2015), and Os Primeiros Dez Anos, Instituto Tomie Ohtake , São Paulo (2011). Since 2009 De Bonis has been selected to several artist residencies in Iceland, USA, Brazil, Germany and England. In 2015 she received a grant to investigate the landscapes painted by Caspar David Friedrich, at the Künstlerhaus Lukas artist residency in Germany. She is also featured in the book Pintura Brasileira Séc XXI (Brazilian Painting 21st Century) by Cobogó publishing house.