Magdalena Zawadzka

 

Magdalena Zawadzka was born in 1937 in Warsaw, Poland. From 1957-1958 she created puppets for the Gdansk Puppet Theatre and from 1961-1965 worked at the Polish Research Center. She served as the artistic director of the Art Intrography Cooperative, Warsaw between 1962-1963. She also produced hand-painted panels at the plastic arts cooperative “Wzor”, Warsaw. Before moving to Brazil in 1975, she lived in Italy. She currently lives and works in New York.

Solo Exhibitions

1966 Aprodo Gallery, Rome

1967 Casasia Gallery, Rome

1971 New Gallery, Hartford, Conneticut, USA

1973 Ponterosso Gallery, Pescara, Italy

1974 Art Club Gallery, Genova, Italy

1975 Galleria del Piolo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

1978 Clube 44, Sao Paulo

1979 Galeria do Sol, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil

1980 Clube Atletico Paulistano, Sao Paulo

1982 Museu da Casa Brasileira, Sao Paulo

1985 “Croma”, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Pauo

1987 Fundation of the University of Blumenau, Blumenau, Brazil

1990 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

 

Group Exhibitions

1962 Association of Polish Plastic Artists, Warsaw

1969 Association of Polish Plastic Artists, Warsaw

1970 100 Pitori in Via Margutta, Rome

1972 “Casa Editora Passera e Agosta Tota”, Como, Zagarolo, Parma, Forte del Marmi, Sassualo, Italy

1974 1st Biennial of Naïve Art, Como, Italy

XII Rassegna National of Naïve Art, Luzzara, Milano

1975 100 Pitori in Via Margutta, Rome

1975 “Casa Editora Passera e Agosta Tota”, Como, Zagarolo, Parma, Forte del Marmi, Sassualo, Italy

1976 “Contemporary Brazilian Art”, Chapel School, Sao Paulo

1978 Clube dos Illustrados do Brazil, Muesu de Arte, Sao Paulo

1981 Clube dos Illustrados do Brazil, Muesu de Arte, Sao Paulo

1980 SESC Gallery, Paulista, Brazil

SESI Gallery, Paulista, Brazil

2nd Brazil- Japan Art Salon, Messiaica Pavilhao Foundation Biennial, Sao Paulo

1981 5th Brazil- Japan Art Salon, Tokyo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

45th Paulistano Salon of Fine Arts, Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo

1983 47th Paulistano Salon of Fine Arts, Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo

1985 “Brazilian Contemporary Art”, Pavilhao da Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Vinho Chandon, Paco das Artes, Sao Paulo

“Contemporary Brazilian Art”, Chapel School, Sao Paulo

1987 Grand Collection of Naïve Art, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1988 Grand Collection of Naïve Art, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

Museu de Arte Sacra, Sao Paulo

“4 Naïve Artists”, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

1989 Grand Collection of Naïve Art, Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

“8 Naives”, Colaco Gallery, Rio de Janeiro

“Brazilian Naives”, Naifs du Monde Entier Gallery, Paris

1990 “Brazilian Naives”, Dronninglud Kunstcemter, Denmark

“Pintura, Presenca e Pvo na Arte Brasileira”, Museu da Casa Brasileira, Sao Paulo and National Theatre of Brasilia, Brasilia

1991 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo

“Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”, International Monetary Fund Visitor Center Gallery, Washington D.C

“Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”,Objects Gallery, Chicago, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Painting”, Tyndakk Galleries, Durham, North Carolina, USA

1991-1994 “Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”,USA Travelling exhibition sponsored by the Partners of the Americas and J.P Morgan & Co

1992 “Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”, Ashland Area Art Gallery, Ashland, Kentucky, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art”, ArtSpace, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art”, Bryant Galleries, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art”, Bryant Galleries, Jackson, Missisipi, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art”, Bryant Galleries, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Paintings”, Stroblen Gallery, Springfield, Illinois, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”, Central Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”, Museum of Art and Archaeology, Columbia, Missouri, USA

“Brazilian Naïve Art Collection”, Massman Gallery, Rockhurst College Department of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

 

Bibliography

Dictionary of Plastic Artists of Warsaw, xxxx, 1962, Warsaw

Dictionary of Italian Naifs, Casa Editora Passera e Agosta, 1972, Italy

General Catalogue of the “Prima Bienale Nazionale d’Art Naïve e Populare”, Ediarte, 1975, Rome

Artes Plasticas Brasil-seu Mercado, seus Leiloes, xxxx, 1979, Sao Paulo

Artes Plasticas Brasil-seu Mercado, seus Leiloes, xxxx, 1977, Sao Paulo

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

Naïve Art in Brazil”, Jacques Ardies, 1998, Sao Paulo