Fabrício Lopez lives in Santos and São Paulo. He holds a Master’s degree in visual poetics from the School of Visual Arts of the University of São Paulo (ECA – USP) under the supervision of Claúdio Mubarac and he is a founding member of the Associação Cultural Jatobá – AJA and of the Atêlie Espaço Coringa, which between 1998 and 2009 produced collective actions such as exhibitions, publications, videos, courses, exchanges, and artistic residencies. He has taken part in several group exhibitions, among them: Gravure Extreme – Europalia, Trilhas do Desejo – Rumos Itaú Cultural, X Bienal de Santos (1st prize), Novas Gravuras – Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR, XIII Bienal Internacional de Arte de Vila Nova de Cerveira – Portugal, and Arte Contemporânea no Acervo Municipal – Centro Cultural S. Paulo. He participated in the Encuentro Panamericano de Xilogravure in Trois Riviérès, Canada, was resident as a guest artist at Atelier Engramme in Quebec and at CRAC (Centro de Residencias para Artistas Contemporaneos) in Valparaíso, Chile, as a prize from the Rumos Itaú Cultural Program. He has held solo exhibitions at Estação Pinacoteca – SP and Centro Cultural São Paulo, and has works in the public collections of the Pinacoteca Municipal and Estado de São Paulo, Casa do Olhar – Santo André, Secretaria Municipal de Cultura de Santos and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with 1st prize for works on paper of the Itamaraty acquisitions program, and in 2015 won the Arthur Luiz Piza artist residency award. In 2007, he set up a studio in the neighborhood of Valongo, in the historic district of the city of Santos, where he develops large size works and researches color through woodcuts. In São Paulo, he is currently represented by Galeria Marília Razuk and has been one of the directors of the ateliescola acaia since 2018.
Graphic Design: Luciana Facchini / Programmer: Mário Neto / Image production and preparation: Luiz Lira / Translation: Phil Somervell
Photos: Everton Ballardin, Filipe Bernt, Isabella Matheus, Deco Cury, Maurício Froldi