Gabriela Albergaria

Gabriela Albergaria was born in Vale de Cambra, Portugal in 1965 and lives and works in New York.

Having completed a degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Porto, she held numerous residencies, such as RU (New York, 2015-2016); Flora ars +natura (Bogotá, 2015); Künstlerhaus Bethanien (Berlin, 2000/2001); Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris, 2004); Villa Arson, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (Nice, 2008); The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, in collaboration with The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art (Oxford, 2009/2010) and Winter Workspace, Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center (New York, 2012).
A selection of her solo shows includes Ah, Finalmente, Natureza, Fórum Eugénio de Almeida (Évora, 2015); Terra/Território, Consulado Geral de Portugal em São Paulo (2015); Two Trees in Balance, Socrates Sculpture Park (New York, 2015); Time scales, Vera Cortês Art Agency (Lisbon, 2014); O Balanço da Árvore Exagera a Tempestade, Galeria Vermelho (São Paulo, 2014); No hay tal cosa como la naturaleza, Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural (Caracas, 2013); Invertir la posición, Galeria Wu (Lima, 2012); Térmico, Pavilhão Branco do Museu da Cidade (Lisbon, 2010); ABRACADÁRVORE, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahía (São Salvador da Bahía, 2008).
Her artwork has been shown in multiple group shows in institutions and galleries such as: Anozero: Bienal de Arte Contemporânea de Coimbra (2015); Arquipélago – Centro de Artes Contemporâneas (Azores, 2015); Centro de Arte de Alcobendas (Madrid, 2014); Centro de Arte Moderna (CAM) – Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, 2014); Wave Hill Garden, Glyndor Gallery (New York, 2014); Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de arte contemporáneo (MEIAC) (Badajoz, 2013); Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco, 2012); Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (2010); Fuglsang Kunstmuseum (Toreby, 2009); and Centre National d’Art Contemporain (Nice, 2009).
Her work is represented in various collections such as Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Portugal; Colecção Norlinda e José Lima, Portugal; Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, Brazil; Museu Nacional dos Açores, Portugal; Colecção Luís Augusto Teixeira de Freitas, Portugal; Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahía, Brazil; KFW bankenngrupe, Germany; BESart – Banco Espirito Santo, Portugal; Centro de Arte Moderna (CAM) – Calouste Gulbenkian Fondation, Portugal.

Galhos de árvores, fósseis de galhos de árvores, e dispositivo de suspensão em metal
500 cm em linha