Francisco Severino

Born in 1952 in Descoberto, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Francisco Severino is a self-taught artist. He moved to Sao Paulo in 1972 and in 1975 began his artistic career. 

Solo Exhibitions

1978 Gallery of Alliance Francaise, Sao Paulo

1979 Gallery of Avant-garde Art, Sao Paulo

1981 Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1982 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1983 Descoberto, MG

1985 Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1988 Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1990 Nelson Penteado de Andrade Gallery, Santos, Brazil

1992 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1995 Empresarial Center, Sao Paulo

1998 “As Casas de Descoberto”, Descoberto Minas Gerais, Brazil

1999 Clube Transatlantico, Sao Paulo

2000 Usinas Culturais da Companhais Forca e Luz Cataguases, Leopoldina em ` Cataguases, Leopoldina e Manhuacu, MG, Brazil

2001 “Os Santos”, Chacara Dona Catarina Museum, Catagueses, MG, Brazil

2002 Bernardo Mascarenhas Cultural Center, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil

2003 Forum de Cultura, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil

National Museum of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro

 

Group Exhibitions

1975 Alpendre Gallery, Sao Paulo

1976 Sarasota Art Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

“167” Gallery , Sao Paulo

IBEU, Sao Paulo

1977 “Quatro Pintores Primitivos”, IBEU, Sao Paulo

“167” Gallery , Sao Paulo

1978 “Tres Artistas Naifs”, Galeria de Arte Shopping News, Sao Paulo

Delfhin Hotel, Guaruja

Pan American Health Organization, USA

1979 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

Art Gallery of Alianca Francesa, Sao Paulo

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Galeria de Arte Cravo e Canela, Sao Paulo

Galeria de Arte Cravo e Canela, Sao Paulo

1980 “Brazilian Original Art”, Bonis Hall, Manchester, England

Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao

Paulo

Galeria de Arte Cravo e Canela, Sao Paulo

Sao Joao Nepomuceno Club Gallery, MG, Brazil

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Bonis Hall, Manchester

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1981 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

“Brazilian Original Art”, Spencer House, London

Spencer House, London

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1982 Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

Brazilian Original Art, The Royal Exchange, Manchester, England

Banco Sogeral, Porto Alegre, Brazil

International Swiss Competition of Naïve Art, Morges, Switzerland

“O Circo”, Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Arte Senac Gallery, Sao Paulo

1983 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

Pro Arte Kasper Gallery, Morges, Switzerland

International Swiss Competition of Naïve Art, Morges, Switzerland

Galerie Naifs du Monde Entier, Paris

Galeria Adriana, Thorn e La Haia, Holland

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1984 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

European Bank, Campinas, Brazil

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1985 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

Museu do Sol, Penapolis, Brazil

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

1986 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

Os Naifs Olham o Cometa”, Rio de Janeiro

Campinas Gallery, Campinas, Brazil

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Raizes Mineiras, Rio de Janeiro

Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Brasilianse Naivistike Makere- Lyngby Kunstorening, Copenhagen

“Bresil Naifs” Galerie Art 4, Maison des Cultures du Monde, La Defense, Paris

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”, USA traveling exhibition sponsored by Partners of the Americas and J.P Morgan & Company

1987 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

“Bresil Naifs”, Galerie Bab Rouah, Rabat, Morocco

Intercontinental Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

SESC, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Unites States Embassy’s Official Residency, Brasilia

UNICEF, Macksoud Plaza Hotel, Sao Paulo

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1988 Arte Contemporama, Colegio Maria Imaculada, Sao Paulo

VII Panorama da Pintura, Hotel Inter-Continental, Rio de Janeiro

Banco de Boston, Sao Paulo

Grande Coletiva de Arte Ingenua, Sao Paulo

1989 “Paz e Tranquilidade”, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

O Sonho e os Naifs”, Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Grande Coletiva de Arte Ingenua, Sao Paulo

II Exposciao de Arte, Pronav/LBA, Sao Paulo

1990 Dronninglund Kunst center, Arte Brasileira, Denmark

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1991 “Brazilian Naïve Painting”, Tyndall Galleries, Durham, North Carolina, USA

“Os Artistas Naifs e o Meio Ambiente”, Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Art Collection, IMF Visitor Center, Washington, USA

1992 “O Mundo Ambiento”, Jean Jacques Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

SESC, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Brazilian Naïve Painting”, ArtSpace, Atlanta, USA

Brazilian Naïve Painting”, Bryant Galleries, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Brazilian Naïve Painting”, Bryant Galleries, Jackson, Missisipi, USA

Brazilian Naïve Painting”, Bryant Galleries, New Orleans, USA

Brazilian Naïve Painting”, Stroblen Galleries, Springfield, Illinois, USA

1993 “Tres Artistas”, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Les Palais des Naifs, Bages, France

1994 Brazilian Biennial of Naïve Art, SESC, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo

Concours Internacional d’Naif, North Hatley, Quebec, Canada

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1995 Transatlantic Club, Sao Paulo

1996 Brazilian Biennial of Naïve Art, SESC, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo

Karin Fupfer Art Gallery, Sao Paulo

Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1997 Oficina Atelier, Sao Paulo

Expoarte. Sao Joao Nepomuceno, MG, Brazil

2000 Alianca Francesa, Sao Paulo

2001 “O Saber Local”, Universidad Federal de Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil

2003 “The Naïve World”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

2004 “Linklaters”, Sao Paulo

Golden Light Business Tower, Sao Paulo

 

Bibliography

Les Paradis et les Naifs”, P. Camby, 1983

The Dream and the Naifs”, Helen Renard and Vilem Stransky, 1983, Paris

Arte Ingenua”, Jacob Klintowitz, 1985

Bresil Naifs”, Francoise Gruend, Ministry of International Culture, 1986, Paris

Artes Plasticas Brasil: sues Mercados, seus Leiloes”, Julio Louzada, 1987, Sao Paulo

Artes Plasticas Brasil: sues Mercados, seus Leiloes”, Julio Louzada, 1989, Sao Paulo

Artes Plasticas Brasil: sues Mercados, seus Leiloes”, Julio Louzada, 1990, Sao Paulo

“L’Arbre et les Naifs”, Max Fourny, 1990, Paris

Dictionary of Brazil’s Primitive Painter”, Nazareno Mimesi, 1991, Sao Paulo