Bosquê is a New York-based artist born in São Paulo, Brazil. Her multidisciplinary practice utilizes installations, objects and site-specifics to deal with the exploration of sensorial experience within architectural, urban and personal spaces emphasizing context, memory, and history. Her solo exhibitions include Nós, Art Museum of Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil (2007); and Windows/Doors, São Paulo State University Arts Institute, São Paulo, Brazil (2003). Her group exhibitions include Gatekeeper, William Holman Gallery, NY (2014); Of Walking, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (2013); No Rules: Contemporary Clay, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL (2012); Creative Nonfiction, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY (2012); O MARP e o Corpr da Arte, Museu de Arte de Ribeirio Preto, Brazil (2012); All Wall is a Door, Tag and Juice, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2011); 4X, Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon, Portugal (2010); and Materials of the City, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago (2010). Bosquê was awarded a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Manhattan Community Art Fund grant (2014) and an LMCC Workspace residency (2012-2013), a mentorship with the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists (2012), and residencies by the Artists Alliance Lower East Side Rotating Studio Program (2012), and New York Art Residency and Studios Foundation (2011). She received a Center for Art and Visual Communication (Ar.Co) scholarship (2007-2008), the Hovione Scholarship for the Fine Arts Advances Course, Lisbon (2008), and the Anteciparte Award (2007). Publications include Excavating History: Artists Take on Historic Sites (2012), The Steam Shop Project (2008), and L’Arte (2008). She received her Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism from Mackenzie University, B.F.A. from São Paulo State University Arts Institute, and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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