Célio Braga
Lives and works in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and São Paulo (Brazil)

Education:
1996-2000
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
1988-1990
The Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston - USA.

Solo Exhibitions (selection):
2014
-'MultiColoridos', Galeria Pilar, São Paulo - Brazil
-'GRID', Hein Elferink Galerie, Staphorst - The Netherlands
2013
- Célio Braga (Solo), PINTA ART FAIR/Galeria Pilar - London - United Kingdon
2012
- 'Pharmacia DeLuxe' (with Marcelo Solá), Galeria Amparo 60, Recife - Brasil
- 'Overzicht', Brummelkamp Galerie - Amsterdam - The Netherlands 
2011
- 'Abstrações para Morrer de Amor, Galeria da FAV- Goiânia - Brasil
- 'Doloridos.Coloridos, Galeria PILAR - São Paulo - Brasil
- 'RASURE', Rob Koudijs Galerie - Amsterdam - The Netherlands
2009
- ‘Unveil’, Teto Projects, Amsterdam – The Netherlands
2008
- ‘Caio, Felix, Cuts and Perforations’, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo - Brazil
2007
- Galerie Hein Elferink, Staphorst, The Netherlands
- ‘Possible Jewellery and Related Objects’, Rob Koudijs Galerie,  Amsterdam -The Netherlands
 2006
- ‘B.L.U.E’, BalinHouseProjects, London - England
- Galerie Hein Elferink, Staphorst - The Netherlands
2005
- Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerpen - Belgie
- ‘Liquescent’, Platina Gallery, Stockholm  - Sweden
2004
- ‘Brancos’, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam  - The Netherlands
2003
- ‘WHITE SHIRTS’, HuisRechts, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
2000
- ‘Objeto desejado (e para sempre) ausente’ (Drawings), Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Goiás, Goiânia - Brazil

Group Exhibitions (selection):
2015
- 'Born of Concentration', RAM Foundation, Rotterdam - The Netherlands
- 'Under the Skin' (cat.), Textiel Museum Tilburg, The Netherlands
- 'Love & Loss' (cat.), Lentos KunstMuseum, Linz - Austria  
2014
- 'THREADS', Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands
2012
- 'Beyond the Body', WELTKUNSTZIMMER, Dusseldorf, Germany
2011
- 'EMBRACED' (cat.), GustavsBergs Konsthall - Sweden
- 'Drawing Now' (cat), Galerie Hein Elferink - Staphorst - The Netherlands
- 'ONTKETEND', Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - The Netherlands
2009
- ‘SLASH- Paper Under the Knife’ (cat.), MAD-Museum of Arts and Design, New York – USA.

- ‘Start’, Galerie Hein Elferink, Staphorst – The Netherlands
- ‘C. Bierrenbach/C.Braga/M. Solá’, Projeto APT 181, São Paulo - Brazil
- ‘Art Amsterdam 2009’, Galerie Hein Elferink, Staphorst - The Netherlands
2008
- ‘Papier Biënnale 2008’ (cat.), Museum Rijswijk - The Netherlands
- ‘SOFT (Autonomous Textiles), LandsMuseum, Linz - Austrian
2007
- ‘Licht’, RC de Ruimte , Ijmuiden - The Netherlands
- ‘Hard Candies’, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ‘GlassWear’ (cat.), Toledo Museum of Art – U.S.A. (cat.)/ and; SchmuckMuseum Pforzheim - Germany
- ‘Act//’, Huisrechts, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ‘Fragmentos do Corpo’ (cat.) - Galeria da FAV, Goiânia, - Brazil
- ‘Focus 4’, KCO CultuurSalon , Zwolle  - The Netherlands
- ‘2MOVE: Double movement’ (cat.), Sala Verónicas-Centro Párraga, Murcia - Spain/ and; ZuiderzeeMuseum, Enkhuizen - The Netherlands
2006
- ‘SOFA’, The New York Art Fair, Charon Kransen Arts - USA.
- ‘Brazil Art Lounge’ , TAC Eindhoven - The Netherlands
- ‘.G.E.B.O.R.D.U.U.R.D.’ (cat.), Textil Museum , Tilburg, The Netherlands
- ‘Schmuck 2006’ (cat.), Internationalen Handwerksmesse München – Germany/ and; Museum of Arts and Design, New York - U.S.A.
2005
- ‘Art Amsterdam-KunstRai’,  Galerie Hein Elferink
- ‘Bock mit Inhalt’, Stedelijk Museum CS Amsterdam - The Netherlands
2004
- ‘LOSS’,Célio Braga, Iris Eichenberg, Suska Mackert (cat.), Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam  - The Netherlands
- ‘Doações MAC 1999-2004’, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Goiás,  Goiânia - Brazil
- ‘Oogstrelend Schoon’, Apeldoorns Museum  - The Netherlands
- ‘Solo’, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen - The Netherlands
2003
- ‘Ravary Project’, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen - The Netherlands
- ‘BLUR, The Bluring of Categories in the Applied Arts’, Stedelijk Museum  Amsterdam  -Th’e Netherlands
- ‘HAT & ART - Musee du Chapeau, Lyon - France
2002
- ‘FRAU WILLHELM’, Fanshop Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ‘Nature and Time - International Jewelery Competition’ ( cat.), Deutsches Goldschmiedhaus, Hanau - Germany
- ‘Hair Stories’, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York - USA.
- ‘Beziehungen’, Nederlandse Bank, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ‘DISPLAY’, A Proposal for Municipal Art Acquisitions-2000/2001 (cat.), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ‘HAT & ART’ (cat.) - Textiel Museum, Tilburg - The Netherlands
- ‘FILZ FELT’ (cat.), Landsmunseum für Vorgeschichte Dresden - Germany/ and; Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld - Germany (cat.)
2001
- ‘SIERADEN’ (cat.), The Choice of Apeldoorn, Van Reekum Museum,  Apeldoorn - The Netherlands (cat.), Badisches Landesmuseum Kalsruhe - Germany
2000
- ‘Eindexamententoonstelling’ - Kunstpaviljoen, Nieuw-Roden - The Netherlands
- ‘Annual International Graduation Show’ (cat.), Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen - The Netherlands
- ‘PROEF’, KunstRai, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ‘HAUTNAH’, Kunsthalle, Wien - Austrian
1998
- SBK Ijmond-Noord, Beverwijk - The Netherlands
1993
- ‘Bienal do Incomun’ (cat.), Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Goiânia - Brazil
1990
- ‘Fragments/Wholeness’, Ariel Gallery, New York - USA.




Art Fairs:
- 2011
- ART AMSTERDAM, Galerie Hein Elferink - The Netherlands
- SP ARTE, Galerie Amparo 60 - Recife - Brasil
- PULSE ART FAIR NEW YORK, Sienna Gallery - USA
- SALON DU DESSIN CONTEMPORAINE PARIS, Galerie Hein Elferink - The Netherlands
- ART RIO, Galerie Amparo 60 - Recife - Brasil


Performances:
2008
- ‘7 maneiras…’ (in collaboration with Rose Akras)/VERBO, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo - Brazil
2002
- ‘A self Portrait with many faces’ ( in collaboration with Antonio P. de Souza), De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
2001
- ‘Natural Diversity’ ( in collaboration with Antonio P. de Souza), The Veem Theater Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Prizes/Subsidies:
2008
- Basisstipendium – Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam – The Netherlands
2002/2004
- Startstipendium - Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
2000
- Nominatie - Gerrit Rietveld Prijs, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- Marzeeprijs voor eindexamenwerk, Nijmegen - The Netherlands


Workshops:
2005
- Konstfack (Art Academie) – Stockholm - Sweden
- Lichaamssnoep (Stedelijk Museum CS), Amsterdam - The Netherlands
2006
- Lichaamssnoep (Textile Museum Tilburg), Tilburg - The Netherlands

Residency:
2006
- European Ceramic Work Centre – ‘s-Hertgenbosch - The Netherlands


Public Collections:
- Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - The Netherlands
- ROTASA Collection - USA.
- MAC-Goiás, Goiânia – Brazil
- Nederlandse Textiel Museum, Tilburg - The Netherlands
- CODA Museum, Apeldoorn - The Netherlands
- Textiel Museum, Tilburg - The Netherlands
- Coleção da FAV-UFG-Go, Goiânia - Brazil
- Fundação Jaime Camâra - Goiânia - Brazil
- Marzee Collection, Nijmegen - The Netherlands


Publications ( selection):
- Migratory Settings, Aydemir, Murata (EDT) / Rotas, Alex (EDT), Editions Rudop. B.v.
- EXIT 32 – Estéticas Migratorias: Movimento Doble, MIeke Bal (Madrid, 2008)
- Items 2, 2007 - Sieraden, over de dingen die voorbijgaan (Roelin Plaatsman)
- Kunstbeeld.nl nr. 5 2006 - reviews- pg. 90 ( Wim van der Beek)
- Deliriously, (2006 - ISBN 90 70680 750) Sharing a Common Skin (Ernst van Alphen)
- G.E.B.O.R.D.U.U.R.D (2006 ISBN 90-70962-37-3) Louise Schouwenberg
- Schmuck 2006, Herausgeber, 2006 (München)
- Itens 1 January/February 2006, Opsmuk-Jonge Sieraadontwerpers in Nederland.
- GZ Art+Design, Stuttgart (3-2005) Jewelry in a new costume ( Katja Poljanac)
- Stedelijk Museum Bulletim (Nr.06, 2004) Loss (Marjan Boot)
- Het Financieele Dagblad (13,11,2004), Verwelkende porselein (Chris Reinewald)
- ³Loss² Braga/Eichenberg/Mackert, ISBN 90-809189-1-1  //  2004
- Nieuwsbrief NO 83 - SMBA, ³loss² (Marjan Boot)
- Tableau (26 ste Jaargang nr.4 Sep./Okt. 2004), De illusie van het Voorbije (Chris Reinewald)
- Diario da Manhã, Goiânia-Brazil (07.31.2004), Panorama da arte contemporânea (Ivair Lima)
- Marzee Magazine nr 35 November 2003 - January 2004
- Cahier Ravary # 18-27 September 2003 - Galerie Marzee
- De Telegraaf, Zaterdag 27 Juli 2002, Hip en oergezellig ( Fiona Hering)
- Het PAROOL, Donderdag 25 Juli 2002, Instant Knus breien is hip ( Pam van der Veen)
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 21. April 2002, Nr 16, Auffrisiert Hair Stories-eine Ausstellung in New York (jordan Mejias)
- New York Review, N.Y May 6, 2002, On View ³Locks Opening²
- TimeOut New York, May 2-9, 2002, ³Hair Stories² (Linda Yablonsky)
- Volkskrant, 22 april 2002, SieraadKunst in de etalage van het Stedelijk (Mieke Zijlmans)
- Bulletim Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 2/2002-Sieraden in Display (Liesbeth den Besten)
- Het PAROOL, Maandag 22 april 2002, Hout en goud in etalage van Stedelijk (Marleen Hengeveld)
- DISPLAY-A Proposal for Municipal Art Acquisitions 2000/1 - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (cat.)
- International Textilkunst, (Marz 2001), Ausstellung im Badisches Landsmuseum Karslruhe
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany(24.01.2001), Alles im Griff dem stinkenden Schiff
- Felt/Art, Crafts and Design, Arnoldsche Art Publishers.2000, Peter Schmitt (cat.)
- Gazetta, Goiânia-Brazil (May 2000), Diversas faces do desejo
- O Popular, Goiânia-Brazil (May 2000), Sexo e misticismo na arte contemporânea