María Thereza Negreiros



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MARÍA THEREZA NEGREIROS was born in Maués, Amazonas State, Brazil, in 1930. She graduated from the Btazil University National Fine Arts School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1953. She lives and works in Cali, Colombia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1961
Luís Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia.
El Taller, Cali, Colombia.

1963
Arte Moderno Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.
Panamerican Unión, Washington DC, USA.
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.

1966
Modern Art Museum, Bogotá, Colombia.

1967
IBEU Gallery, Río de Janeiro, Brazil.
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
El Callejón Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.

1972
El Callejón Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.

1974
Meindl Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.

1974.1978
Half paradise - Half nightmare
For almost five years she lives in her hometown Maués and the Apoquitaua river, an experience that inspired and led to the Amazon series of paintings.

1979
Meindl Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.

1980
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.

1982
1961-1981 Retrospective, Chamber of Commerce, Cali, Colombia.

1988
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
Antioquia Museum, Medellín, Colombia.
1990
25th Anniversary Exhibition, FES, Cali, Colombia.

1992
Recent Paintings, Figuras Gallery, Cali, Colombia.

1994
Latin American Women Artists, Durini Gallery, London, England.
Brazil Week, Pictoric and Amazonic Brazil. Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

1995
Latin American Gallery, PromoArte, Tokyo, Japan

1996
Centenary Celebration Exhibition, Amazonas Theater, Manaus, Brazil

1997
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
Brazil National Week Celebration, Luís Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia.

1998
Amazon Series, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.

2001
Amazon-Putumayo, The Colors of Biodiversity. La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.

2002
María Thereza Negreiros, 40 Years of Art, 1 year long retrospective exhobotion, COMFANDI Cultural Center, Cali, Colombia

2003
Cartagena Modern Art Museum, Colombia

2004
Painting in Valle del Cauca, Liliana Velasco Gallery / Workshop, Cali, Colombia.

2005
Fine Art Symphony of the Amazon, Universidad Autónoma de Occidente. Cali, Colombia.

2007
Breaking Spaces Retrospective 1961–2007, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.

2011
Rayo Museum, Roldanillo, Colombia.

2012
Offerings, Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, Estados Unidos.

2013
The Memory of my Blood 1963-2013, Mario Carvajal Library, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

2014
The Colors of the Jungle, Casa ProArtes, Cali, Colombia.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1960
Primer Salón, Cúcuta, Colombia.

1961
Primer Salón Vallecaucano. I Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.
XIII Salón Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia

1962
XIV Salón Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia.
Three Thousand Years of Colombian Art, Several European Countries
II Art Festival Cali, Colombia.

1963
Primer Salón Grancolombiano, III Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.
VII Sao Paulo Biennial, Brazil
XV Salón Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia.
30 Colombian Painters, Fort Lauderdale and other cities, USA.
The 20th Century and Painting in Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.

1964
II American Art Biennial, Córdoba, Argentina.
XVI Salón Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia.

1967
II Salón Bolivariano (Guest of Honor), Vil Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.
Popular Art Gallery. Medellín, Colombia.

1968
I Salón Austral y Colombiano, VIII Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.

1969
Latin American Artists Exhibition. Toronto, Canadá.

1970
II Iberoamerican Painting Biennial, Medellín, Colombia.
Sculptors, Etchers and Painters, Toronto, Canadá.

1971
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia
I Graphic Arts Biennial, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
Walter Engel Gallery, Toronto. Canadá.

1974
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia
Meindl Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia
100 Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

1975
9 Colombian Artists, Meindl Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia
They Live and Work in Cali, Club de Ejecutivos Gallery, Cali, Colombia

1976
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia

1977
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia
El Callejón Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

1980
Women in the Visual Arts, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia

1983
ARCO83 Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
Corporación Prográfica participation, Artexpo New York
Arte Consult, Panama

1984
Atelier Art, Street Art, París, France
I Salón de Occidente, Bogotá, Colombia
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia
Caribbean and Andean Graphics. Havana, Cuba
Graphics from Latin Ame rica, Berlín, German Democratic Republic
Itinerary Exhibition, Tokyo, Seoúl, Beijing
AGPA: La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Modern Art Museum, Bogotá, Amira de la Rosa Theater, Barranquilla, Modern Art Museum, Medellín, Colombia.

1985
Women in Art, Cali, Colombia.
Salón de Artistas Vallecaucanos Eugenio Barney Cabrera, Cali, Colombia
100Years of Colombian Art, Modern Art Museum, Bogotá, Colombia.
Sala de Arte Contemporáneo, Quito, Ecuador.
10 Artists from Valle del Cauca, National Museum, Bogotá, Colombia.
Perspectiva Gallery, Guayaquil, Ecuador

1986
Colombian Artists in the Collection, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
1987
The Vision of Women in Art, Architectural Society, Cali, Colombia

1990
Colombian Art- Feminine Presence, United States Embassy, Bogotá, Colombia.

1991
Iberoamerican Exhibition, Iriarte Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.
Thirteen Colombian Artistss, Small Format, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
First International Art Fair, Bogotá, with Figuras Gallery from Cali, Colombia

1992
Graphic Works, El Taller Gallery, Pereira, Colombia
Art in Cali, Arte Autopista Gallery, Cali, Colombia
Serigraphic Works from Great Masters, Chamber of Connerce, Cali, Colombia
Sáenz Editores Portfolio participation, dedicated to Obregón, El Museo Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

1994
8 Artists from Cali, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.
Colombian Masters Through Graphics, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum’s collection, itinerary exhibition, Cartago, Tuluá and Buga, Colombia

1995
XXXV Salón de Artistas Nacionales, Bogotá, Colombia.
Landscape Behaviors, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia.

1996
40th Anniversary Exhibition, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia
Latin American Art Exhibition. Tokyo, Japan
Young in the 60’s, Confederate Cities Hall, Cali, Colombia

1997
Contemporary Colombian Art, ,La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel

1998
Large Format Painting. Colection Hall, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum , Cali, Colombia

2000
Ten Artists for Cali, Sociedad de Mejoras Públicas portfolio, Cali, Colombia
Death and Violence, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum Collection, Cali, Colombia
Graphic Works, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum Collection, Cali, Colombia

2001
Estampa 2001, International Etching and Contemporary Art Editions Show, Madrid, Spain

2004
Master Painters from Valle del Cauca, Liliana Velasco Gallery / Workshop, Cali, Colombia

2009
The Brush and the Painting, Carlos Mérida National Modern Art Museum, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Colombian Art 1945-1968, Fiesp-Roth Cardoso Cultural Center, Sesi Art Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2010
Colombia Fine Arts Tour 1948-1965, National Museum, Bogotá, Colombia

2012
La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Colombia
National Museum, Bogotá, Colombia

2014
Special guest, Art Medellín, Medellín, Colombia

2014
Apazcionarte, for peace in Colombia, Serigraphic prints portfolio with the artists Pedro Alcántara Herrán, Umberto Giangrandi, Diego Pombo, and Eduardo Roca Salazar, Colombia


AWARDS

1961
First Prize in Painting. I Art Festival, Cali, Colombia

1962
Cartagena Interamerican Modern Art Museum Prize, Cartagena, Colombia
XIV Salón Nacional de Artistas Colombianos, Bogotá, Colombia

1963
First Prize in Painting, I Salón Grancolombiano, II Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.

1965
Second Prize in Painting, I Salón Panamericano, V Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.

1968
Honorable Mention, Primer Salón Austral y Colombiano de Pintura, VIII Art Festival, Cali, Colombia.

1990
Her painting Jungle Offering #1 is selected as the emblem for the International Treaty of Amazonic Cooperation, signed by Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Surinam and Guyana

2007
ProArtes Medal, ProArtes Association for Culture and Art, Cali, Colombia

2010
Participates in the video 200 Year History of Colombian Art, produced by thr Bogotá Modern Art Museum and directed by Eduardo Serrano celebrating the Colombian Bicentenary
2013
Special tribute with first issue of the magazine ¿Que Está Mirando?”, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

2015
Artist selected for the 2016 Propal Cakendar

Her paintings are part of the collections of the Bogotá Modern Art Museum, La Tertulia Modern Art Museum, Cali, Luís Ángel Arango Library, Banco de la República, Bogotá, Antioquia Museum, Medellín, and private collections in several countries

Member of the Art Commitee, ¿Que está Mirando? magazine, School of Humanities, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia