Ivonete Leite

 

To me a photographic camera is the extension of my eyes, the memory keeper.

I am a street photographer, who in my travels or daily life tries to capture images, to record a moment, with its beauty, its mysteries, its curiosities, shapes and emotions.

 

Artist Biography:

Ivonete is Brazilian, born in Juiz de Fora, State of Minas Gerais and raised in Rio de Janeiro City. She major in Law at Candido Mendes University, Rio and learned English at NYU-New York University.

She started a brilliant career at Citibank, first in Rio, later in New York City where she was promoted to Vice-President, the first Brazilian woman to hold this title in the company. Today, already retired from the financial world, Ivonete lives in Key Biscayne, FL, where she dedicates her time to the art of photography.

 

Exhibitions:

Doral Loves Brazil , Collective Sep 12/29 – 2019

Latin American Art Pavillion, Collective, August 1, 2019,  Erotika IV, Art and  Design Gallery

Latin American Art Pavillion, Collective , July 11 2019, Documenta lll, Art and Design Gallery

Doral Contemporary Art Museum and Collection Suites, Collective, Against Gravity Dec 2018

Pompano Cultural Center, Collective, Documenta ll “Religiosity”October 2018/January 2019

Concrete Space Gallery, Collective, “Ser, Habitar e Imaginar”, September 1 to Oct 15 2018

Latin American Art Pavillion, Collective “Documenta”, Religiosity, June 2018

Project Galleries, Acqua Exhibition, Collective, at Art Basel week, December 2017

ExpoArt Brasil, UK,  London, Collective,  November ArtExpoBrazil, November 2017

Focus Brasil, Collective , Orlando,Florida October 2017

BB Cultural Series, “Collective Perpectives, Aventura, October 2017

Latin American Art Pavilion, Mestizage, Miramar Cultural Center, October 2017

Doral Loves Brazil, Doral Cultural Center, September 2017

Latin American Art Pavilion, Magnetic Pompano, Collective Memories and Challenges of Contemporary Latin American Art, August 2017

Latin American Art Pavilion, Collective, Documenta, Art & Design Gallery, August 2017

Santa Fe Art Fair, ArteCollective Gallery, Collective, July 2017

Latin American Art Pavilion, Collective, Erotika, Art & Design Gallery June 2017

Project Galleries, Acqua Exhibition, Collective, at Art Basel, December 2016

Alberto Linero Gallery, Wynwood, Miami, Solo Exhibition, November 2016

ArtBrazil 2016, Art & Design Gallery, Collective, September 2016

Duo Gallery, Enduring Beauty, Solo Exhibition, August 2016

Latin American Art Pavilion, Collective, Erotika, Art & Design Gallery June 2016

Spectrum Art Fair, Art And Design Gallery, Collective, Miami November 2015

Project Galleries, Acqua Expo at Art Basel, Collective, November 2015

Project Galleries, Art Basel Square Foot 3, Collective, Wynwood, November 2015

Centro Cultural Ariano Suassuna, João Pessoa, Brazil, Collective, September 2015

ArtBrazil, Art Serve, Collective, Ft.Lauderdale, September 2015

Brazil/Miami, Collective Galeria Louro e Canelas, João Pessoa, Brazil, June 2015

Brazilian Eyes, Collective, Wynwood, Miami, May 2015

Project Galleries, Collective, Art Basel, Square Foot Remix, Wynwood, Miami, December 2014

ArtExpoBrasil, Collective, London, November 2014

ArtExpoBrasil, Collective, Tokyo, September 2014

ArtBrazil, ArtServe, Collective, Fort Lauderdale, August 2014

Brazilian Eyes, Collective, Fort Lauderdale, May 2014

 

Awards:

First Prize Award: Visual Arts Award, Street Photography, Focus Brazil Foundation, May 2019

Prize: Photography Best Ensemble, for the serie “Elements” at ArtBrazil, Art and Design Gallery, September 2016

 

Other:

Finalist: Visual Arts Press Award, Focus Brasil Foundation, May 2018

Finalist: Visual Arts Press Award, Focus Brasil Foundation, May 2017

Finalist: Visual Arts Press Award, Focus Brasil Foundation, May 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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