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About

“I believe Art should speak first to the Senses and only then communicate with the Reason. There is a special sincerity in everything that cannot be fully explained, which is on the verge of understanding, stored in our memories or instincts.
I am interested in the void between things”

Bruno Passos, born in 1985, currently based in Brasil.

Education:
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Art Residence at FAMA Museum, Itu/SP. 2020-2021.
. Odd Nerdrum studio assistant, 2016 – 2017.
. Graduated in Fashion Design by UEL ( Londrina State University), 2007.

Exhibitions and Awards:
. Third place  – The World’s Greatest Living Painters, Sivilisasjonen Magazine, 2020.​
. Solo exhibition at the secretary of Culture of the State of São Paulo, 2018
. Awarded for the Fine Arts Hall of Piracicaba, 2017.
. Awarded for People’s Choice Award of WWK, 2017.
. Awarded for People’s Choice Award of WWK, 2016.
. Exhibition at NerdrumKlanen, Stavern, Norway, 2016.
. Awarded for the Fine Arts Hall of Limeira, 2016.
. Awarded for the Fine Arts Hall of Piracicaba, 2016.
. Awarded for the Fine Arts Hall of Vinhedo, 2015.
. Awarded for the Fine Arts Hall of Praia Grande, 2015.
. Awarded for the Fine Arts Hall of Piracicaba, 2015.
. Selected for the Brazilian Design Biennial, 2013.
. Participated of the SPFW Visual Identity Project (2009), exposed at the Venice Biennale in the following year.
. Creator of the Conto Figueira brand (2010), and his work as a Designer was recognized in the magazines: VIP, Alfa, Go Outside, Lola, Vogue and BranD Magazine China, and in the newspapers: Folha de São Paulo and Valor Econômico.

Private Collections:
. São Paulo, Brazil
. Curitiba, Brazil
. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
. Aracaju, Brazil
. Paris, France
. Pittsburgh, United States
. Los Angeles, United States
. Stavern, Norway
. Xangai, China

Institutions:
. Fábrica de Arte Marcos Amaro (FAMA)
Pinacoteca de Piracicaba
. Prefeitura de Vinhedo
. Tribunal de Contas do Estado de São Paulo

Clipping:
Sivilisasjonen Magazine (Norway)​
Livro Guía Leonardo (Spain)
Casa Claudia (Brazil)
Documentary: The Hunt of Odd Nerdrum (Norway)
Casa de Criadores (Brazil)
O Estado de S. Paulo
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