Helena Coelho

1949 Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Worked as an assistant seamstress in an atelier, a saleswoman in a
furniture store and as a secretary
Self-taught artist
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro

Solo Exhibitions
1998 MIAN-International Naןve Art Museum of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

Group Exhibitions
1996 Museu International de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro
1998 Espaco Cultural de Correiros, Rio de Janeiro
1998 SESC Piracicaba, Sao Paulo
1999 MIAN-International Naןve Art Museum of Brazil, Rio de Ja
1999 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo
2000 Alliance Francaise Gallery Brooklin, Sao Paulo
2000 Patricia Galvao Cultural Center, Santos, Sao Paulo
2000 SESC Piracicaba, Sao Paulo
2001 MIAN-International Naןve Art Museum of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
2001 Galeria Brasil Naif Arte, Rio de Janiro
2001 Museu da Agua da EPAL, Lisbon, Portugal
2001 Sala Damaio de Goes, Brussels
2001 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo
2001 Estoril Casino, Estoril, Portugal
2001 Museu Municipal da Lousa, Lousa, Portugal
2001 SESC Piracicaba, Limeira e Botucatu, Sao Paulo
2001 Musee Olympique Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
2002 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo
2002 Kasper gallery, Morges, Switzerland
2002 Museu da Cidad, Rio de Janeiro
2002 MIAN-International Naןve Art Museum of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
2002 SESC Sao Goncalo e SESC Nova Iguacu, Rio de Janeiro
2002 Galeria de Arte do Casino Estoril, Portugal
2003 Jacques Ardies Gallery, Sao Paulo
2003 Broward Center of Preforming Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2003 Linklaters, Sao Paulo
2003 Hebraica Club, Sao Paulo
2003 Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo
2003 “The Naןve World”, GINA Gallery of International Naןve Art, Tel Aviv
2004 “Naive Spring” Uri and Rami Nachushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov Meuchad, Israel

Prizes
2001 Honored Mention, Galeria de Arte do Casino Estoril, Portugal

Bibliography
“Naןve Art in Brazil”, Jacques Ardies, 1998, Sao Paulo
“Rio de Janeiro Naif”, Lucien Finkelstien and Mariza Campos da Paz, 2000, Rio de Janeiro
“Brasil Naif, Arte Naif: Testemunho e patrimonio da humanidade”, Lucien Finkelstien, 2001, Rio de Janeiro

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