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PATRIZIA FERREIRA

 

Born Montevideo, Uruguay 

 

Education

 

2001     Masters of Science. Textile Design and Science. Philadelphia University.                                   Philadelphia, PA.

             Concentration: textile digital design and printing.

1997     Bachelors of Arts, Textile Design. Institute of Industrial Design. Montevideo, Uruguay.

             Concentration: fashion illustration, weave, and print.

 

Awards, Grants and Exhibitions

 

2024     Precarious Habitats – Solo Show

             Meredith College. Raleigh, NC – September 5 – September 29

 

             NC Emerging Artist in Residence           

             A year of free studio space providing artists with time and space to explore their                     work.

             Artspace. Raleigh, NC. January 2024 – December 2025

             Solo show - October 2025

 

             The Future of Water – Selected as part of a cohort of 3 artists.

             The Future of Water is a speculative art project commissioned by The School for Living               Futures in partnership with the Durham Art Guild that will feature commissioned works               by three Triangle – based artists offering their visions and creative answers to the                     environmental water crisis.

             Golden Belt Gallery. Durham, NC – May 2024

 

             Selected as one of 3 fiber artists to exhibit alongside” Layered Legacies” exhibit.

             Artists will lead workshops and create a collaborative art piece.

             North Carolina Museum of Art. Raleigh, NC - March – July 2024

 

             Group Show. Pullen Arts Center, Raleigh, NC – May 4 – July 27

 

             The Home I Never Knew – Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá -  Group Show

             Greenville Museum of Art. Greenville, NC – June 7 – October 26

 

             2024 Artist Support Grant Recipient. United Arts. Raleigh, NC.

 

             Commissioned to create a 42” x 42” site specific textile piece.

             Truist Leadership Institute. Greensboro, NC

 

2023     This Time Tomorrow: Crafting Resistance. Solo Show. Vault Gallery, 21C Durham.

             September 2023 – November 2023

 

             Herencia 2023 – Exhbiting artist. Diamante Arts and Cultural Center. September 1 –                September 29

 

             Exhibiting artist – Hall Gallery. Sertoma Arts Center, Raleigh, NC.

             September 10 – October 29

 

             First “artist in residence” at Diamante Arts & Cultural Center – January 15 – May 19

             3 months of residency, finalizing with a 1 month long solo show. Raleigh, NC

 

             Selected to exhibit for curated virtual gallery, Hidden Gallery. Created by Violet du                  Feng, as part of her award-winning film, Hidden Letters.

 

2022     Selected to exhibit as part of the Eco Squared art show at Hatch Art House. 

             Madison, WI. February – April 2022

 

             Selected to become a resident artist at Hatch Art House. Madison, WI. April 2022

 

             Selected to exhibit with 15 other artists. Curated show.

             The Shape of the Environment.Art Lit Lab. Madison, WI. August 23 – October 29

 

             Selected to exhibit for curated show Nature vs Nurture. The Art Center Highland Park

             Chicago, IL, June 17 – July 30

 

             Milwaukee Artist Resource Network mentorship Program Mentee

             2022 – 2023 Finalist

 

             Herencia 2022. Diamante Cultural Arts Center.

             Raleigh, NC. November 4 – January 2, 2023

 

             Student Instructor and Patron exhibit. Sertoma Arts Center

             Raleigh, NC. November – December 27

 

             Hide + Seek. 5th Fiber Arts Biennial. Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts

             Cedarburg, WI. November 17 – January 22, 2023

 

2021    Selected artist to exhibit work as part of “Remnants” show. Wisconsin Quilt Museum.

            Cedarburg, Wisconsin. February 4 – April 25. https://www.wiquiltmuseum.com/

 

            Selected artist to exhibit as part of the 35 years of Arts for All Wisconsin celebration

            Exhibit “Teaching an artist”. https://www.artsforallwi.org/

 

            Selected artist to exhibit at the “10th International Biennial Exhibition of Mini Textile                 Art “Schytia” in Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine

 

            Selected artist to participate in “Botanicals”.

            An exhibition that celebrates the ephemeral beauty and diversity of plant life.

            The Art Garage. Green Bay, Wisconsin. July 29 – September 26

            2nd Place Award.

 

            Selected to exhibit Women Artists Forward Fund Art Prize.

            Giant Jones Brewery. Madison, WI. September 7 – October 9

 

2019    International Show of the Arts of Thread (Pour l’amour du fils) – Edition 2019.

            Nantes, France.

            Contest: “The Mysteries of the West”- 2nd Place Winner 

           

            Selected artist to exhibit work as part of the Wisconsin Textile Biennial 2019.

           Wisconsin Quilt Museum. Cedarburg, Wisconsin. November 21, 2019 - February 2, 2020.

 

2010    SparkCon Finalist for Fashion Spark 

            SparkCon is a showcase of creativity, talent and ideas of the creative hub of the south,             the Triangle. Collaboration with fashion designer Jessica Palmer for JessPati – a mini                 collection of 5 cocktail dresses that celebrate the beauty of developing structures and               the value of the surface.

2009    Stitch Spectacular, a juried collection of contemporary hand embroidered artwork -                   Finalist. Dimensions Gallery, Savannah, Georgia. January 9, - February 3, 2009.

2005    Finalist at the annual exhibition “Celebrating Women” sponsored by the Norton                       Women’s Pavilion, Frasier Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. 

2000    ITMA Design Award Competition for Home Furnishings. 

            3rd place in the Print Category.

1999    Recipient of the O.A.S. (Organization of American States) full scholarship for                           completion of the Master of Science from Philadelphia University. 

 

Special Projects

 

2019     Commissioned by Arts for All to create a group of textile panels in collaboration with                artist, Christy Grace, for a theater company.

2019     Commissioned by make-up artist, Valeria Ferreira to create a textile piece for Victoria                Beckham.

2020     Commissioned by make-up artist, Valeria Ferreira to create a textile piece for actress                Rosamund Pike. 

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