Catarina Leitão

Catarina Leitão (Stuttgart, 1970) is an artist working in drawing, sculpture, installation, and artist books. Leitão has exhibited her work at P.S.1/MoMA, the Aldrich museum, Connecticut, Socrates Sculpture Park, Wavehill, Glyndor Gallery and Grounds, Andrea Rosen Gallery, the Bronx Museum, Pedro Cera Gallery, Carlos Carvalho Contemporary Art, among others. She had solo museum shows at the Berardo Collection, Sintra, and Gulbenkian Foundation, in Lisbon, Portugal. Awards and residencies include The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, 2009, Center for Book Arts, 2007, The Triangle Arts Residency, 2006, Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, 2004, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 2003, and The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2001, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian and Fundação Luso-Americana. Catarina Leitão has an MFA from Hunter College (2000), and a Painting degree by the University of Lisbon, Portugal (1993).  Learn more on her website.

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Catarina Leitão, Portable Studio Performance, 2013, photo by Rui Pinheiro