The Artist Ricardo Woo

The artist Ricardo Woo has held exhibitions in galleries and museums in New York, Taipei, Tokyo, Munich, Los Angeles, Vienna, Venice, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo. He exhibited in cultural institutions such as MAM, MAC-USP, Pinacoteca SP, Paço das Artes, MIS.

Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism from FAU USP and M.A. at New York University, Ricardo Woo currently lives and works in New York and is the founder and administrator of Atelier Dragão Baiano located in Southern Bahia, Brazil.

As a Visual Artist Ricardo Woo explores the field of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Engraving, Performance, Installation, Interfered Objects, Photography and Ceramics, and to define the vision of its main platforms such as Painting, Drawing, and Ceramics, its following Maximums:

IN THE PAINTING; "Explaining painting is like giving no chance to a relationship, it is what it is".

IN THE DRAWING; "Naturally through observation and presence, emerges the dance of drawing and the drawing of dance."

IN SCULPTURE & CERAMICS; "The Clay heats up to freeze forever the form, so all the energy of my touch and gesture are eternalized in the matter."