Juliana Cerqueira Leite

JULIANA CERQUEIRA LEITE is a Brazilian/American sculptor based in New York. Cerqueira Leite received the 2019 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for her exhibition Orogenesis at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, Italy. She was awarded the 2016 Furla Art Prize for her contribution to the 5th Moscow Young Art Biennale. She has exhibited her work in sculpture, drawing, photography and video internationally in solo shows in venues including Instituto Tomie Ohtake in São Paulo, Arsenal Contemporary in New York and Montreal, Galeria Casa Triângulo in São Paulo, Alma Zevi gallery in Venice, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill in Rome, TJ Boulting in London and Regina Rex Gallery in New York. She has also exhibited her work in group shows and biennials including Hordaland Kunstsenter for Bergen Assembly, Sculpture Center in New York, Ilmin Museum in Seoul, Marres House for Contemporary Culture in Maastricht, and Saatchi Gallery in London. Her work has been commissioned by international Biennials and Triennials including The Antarctic Pavilion of the 2017 Venice Biennale, Bergen Assembly 2019, Moscow Young Art Biennale, Marrakech Biennale and the 2014 Vancouver Sculpture Biennial.

Cerqueira Leite graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art (UCL) Graduate Sculpture program in 2006, London, as the inaugural recipient of the Kenneth Armitage Sculpture Prize. She is represented in Madrid, Spain, by Nogueras Blanchard, in London, England by T.J. Boulting, in São Paulo, Brazil by Casa Triângulo, and in London by Alma Zevi. Cerqueira Leite is a visiting critic for the Yale School of Art Graduate Sculpture Department.

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