Bio

Mônica Lóss is a multimedia visual artist, designer and art educator born in Brazil. She holds a Bachelor's degree and art of teaching degree in visual arts from the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil. At the same institution, she has a postgraduate degree in surface design and a Master's degree in art and education.

Later she moved to Barcelona, Spain, where she lived for 5 years and earned her PhD in arts from the Universidad de Barcelona. After that, she lived in São Paulo, Brazil for 4 years, worked on cultural and art consulting projects, published a photography book and wrote and illustrated a children's book. The last two years she has participated in exhibitions in differents cities in Brazil and Europe, as well as México and United States. She currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she works as a visual artist and designer.


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Mônica Lóss

Soledade, RS, Brazil, 1978


Education

2013 - PhD in Arts, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

2007 - MA in Arts and Education, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.

2005 - Postgraduate degree in Surface Design, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.

2004 - Degree in Visual Arts - Art of teaching, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.

2003 - Degree in Visual Arts- Bachelor, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.


Select Group Exibhition

2020

Deep Blue See.  Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA. (Online exibhition)

2019

Perspective:Small. Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Art for the holidays. WSG HolidayShow. WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

97th Annual All Media Exhibition. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Imaginaris femeninis. Ser donna. Centre Cívic Barceloneta, Barcelona, Catalunya, Espanya.

2018

Places- International Collective exhibition from the art and design group. Gallery Nelson Elwanger, Campus Silveira Martins, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Silveira Martins, RS, Brazil.

Art for the holidays. WSG Holiday Show. WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Brazilian Contemporary Jewels - Reflection_Necklaces - Galerija ARgenTUM, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Brazilian Contemporary Jewels - Reflection_Necklaces - Embassy of Brazil, Stockholm, Sweden.

Brazilian Contemporary Jewels - Reflection_Necklaces - KORU6, Helsinki, Finland.

Afectos Entramados -Universidad de Guanajuato, León, Guanajuato, México.

Places - International Collective exhibition of the Art and Design Group. Gallery Cláudio Carriconde, Centro de Artes e Letras, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.

Reflection_Necklaces . A CASA Museu do objeto Brasileiro. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

2017

Art for the holidays. WSG Holiday Show. WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

2015

Surface Design Panorama. Gallery Cláudio Carriconde, Centro de Artes e Letras, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, RS, Brazil. ​

“Ten”, Colletive Exibhition from group of design and art, Year 10, Gallery Cláudio Carriconde, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil. 

Mail art and Nature. Centro de Artes e Letras, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.


Solo exibhitions and special projects  

2019

Silence, Instalation in Aquarium Gallery, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Ropa al viento, colective book of artists, Espacio de Arte OSDE, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

2004

Inversions, Spazio d’arte Gallery, Italian association of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

2002

Straitjacket, Tuesday Cultural Project, Black Box Theater, Centro de Artes e Letras, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil​.

Eye into eye. Soledade Cultural Center, Soledade, RS, Brazil.

Eyes, Spazio d’arte Gallery, Italian Association of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.


Awards

2005

Video “Carneação” selected work in Santa Maria Video and Cinema, Prefeitura Municipal de Santa Maria e RBS, RS, Brazil.

​2001

2nd place for the instalation “Manipulet eyes” 1st Salão de Artes Plásticas de Gravataí, Fundarc, Gravataí, RS, Brazil​.

Selected work in XX Salão Universitário de Artes Plásticas, Museu de Arte de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.


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