Leda Catunda (b.1961, Brazil)

Leda Catunda Serra studied visual arts at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation - Faap, in São Paulo, between 1980 and 1984, studying under Regina Silveira (1939), Julio Plaza (1938 - 2003), Nelson Leirner (1932) and Walter Zanini (1925), among others. From 1986 to the mid-1990s, she taught at Faap and at her studio. From the late 1980s, she also taught workshops and free courses at various cultural institutions in Brazil and, at times, abroad. She was awarded the Brasília Prize of Visual Arts/Federal District, in the category acquisition, in 1990. In 2003, she submitted her doctoral thesis on arts with the work Poética da Maciez: Pinturas e Objetos Poéticos [Poetics of softness: paintings and poetic objects], at the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo - ECA/USP, under the supervision of Julio Plaza. She was also actively involved with academics, teaching painting and drawing at the course of visual arts of the Santa Marcelina School - FASM, in São Paulo, between 1998 and 2005. In 1998, the book Leda Catunda, by Tadeu Chiarelli, was published by Cosac & Naify publishing house.

Catunda, Leda b.1961

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