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  • Education
  • 2021
  • 2006-08
  • Upcoming Solo Exhibition
  • Solo
  • 2022
  • 2021
  • Selected Group
  • 2022
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • Awards
  • 2020
  • Selected Bibliography
  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020

Rafa SILVARES (b. 1984 in Santos, BR)

  • Lives and works between London, UK and Berlin, DE

Education

2021

  • BA Language and Literature, FFLCH University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR

2006-08

  • BFA Fine Arts, FAAP, Sao Paulo, BR

Upcoming Solo Exhibition

  • Peres Projects, Milan, IT

Solo Exhibitions

2022

  • AIRBAG, Peres Projects, Seoul, KR

2021

  • Smoked Ham, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
  • The Artists Contemporary Atelier, London, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

  • SPRING, Peres Projects, Seoul, KR

2020

  • Monster High, Olhão, Sao Paulo, BR
  • 48th Luiz Sacilotto Art Salon, Casa do olhar, Santo André, BR
  • Mystic Sauna, AM Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR

2019

  • Steak, Olhão, Sao Paulo, BR

2017

  • Exercise, Jaqueline Martins Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR

2016

  • Trace, Platô Studio, Sao Paulo, BR
  • Pivô Art Research, Pivô, Sao Paulo, BR

2015

  • I Scream, critical follow up of Galciani Neves and Regina Parra, Galpão Glicério, Sao Paulo, BR

2014

  • 21th Praia Grande Art Salon, curated by Tobi Maier, Praia Grande, BR

2013

  • Dizzy World, Paper Box, New York, US

2012

  • So Confused LOL, curated by Gerardo Contreras, Beo_Project, Belgrade, RS

2011

  • Parahaus, Sao Paulo, BR

2009

  • Sea View, Polynesia Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR

2008

  • 28th São Paulo Biennial, in collaboration with AVAF, Sao Paulo, BR
  • Cover, in collaboration with the artist Ricardo Castro, São Paulo Museum of Modern Art (MAM-SP), Sao Paulo, BR

2007

  • Universidarte, in collaboration with Ricardo Castro, Museu do Catete, Rio de Janeiro, BR
  • It’s June but it seems like November, Polynesian Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR

2006

  • AbraVanaAlucineteFogo, in collaboration with AVAF, Casa Triângulo Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR

Awards

2020

  • PIPA Prize nominee, Brazil

Selected Bibliography

2022

  • Leclère, Lucas, Rafa Silvares, FROG Magazine, n. 20, Summer 2022

2021

  • Curtiss, Julie, Curated Selection: Rafa Silvares, ArtMaze Magazine, Issue 23, July 1, 2021
  • Woodward, Anna, Rafa Silvares Interviewed by Domenico De Chirico, The Artists Contemporary, March 2021

2020

  • Mauro, Diego, As figuras e as coisas: notas sobre a obra recente de Rafael Silvares, PIPA Institute, April 24, 2020

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Harm Gerdes, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, Paolo Salvador, Rafa SilvaresRebecca Ackroyd, Harm Gerdes, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares Frieze London 2022-10-1313/10/2022–
16/10/2022
The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Park Square West, London NW1 4LL The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Park Square West, London NW1 4LL
Rafa SilvaresRafa Silvares Rafa Silvares 2022-10-1313/10/2022–
11/11/2022
Peres Projects, MilanPeres Projects, Milan
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Mak2, Tan Mu, Rafa Silvares, Brent WaddenDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Mak2, Tan Mu, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden The Armory Show 2022-09-0909/09/2022–
11/09/2022
Javits Center, 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10001 Javits Center, 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Bayrol Jiménez, Shuang Li, Shota Nakamura, Paolo Salvador, Ad Minoliti, Harm Gerdes, Rafa Silvares, Richard Kennedy, Mak2, Tan Mu, Jeremy, Dylan Solomon KrausRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Bayrol Jiménez, Shuang Li, Shota Nakamura, Paolo Salvador, Ad Minoliti, Harm Gerdes, Rafa Silvares, Richard Kennedy, Mak2, Tan Mu, Jeremy, Dylan Solomon Kraus Kiaf SEOUL 2022-09-0202/09/2022–
05/09/2022
COEX 1F, Hall A&B, Grand Ballroom, 513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu. Seoul 06164COEX 1F, Hall A&B, Grand Ballroom, 513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu. Seoul 06164
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Harm Gerdes, Nicholas Grafia, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Bayrol Jiménez, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li, Mak2, Ad Minoliti, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Ziping WangRebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Harm Gerdes, Nicholas Grafia, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Bayrol Jiménez, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li, Mak2, Ad Minoliti, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Ziping Wang Art Basel 2022-06-1616/06/2022–
19/06/2022
Messe Basel, Messeplatz 10, 4058 BaselMesse Basel, Messeplatz 10, 4058 Basel
Rafa SilvaresRafa Silvares AIRBAG 2022-05-2020/05/2022–
01/07/2022
Peres Projects, SeoulPeres Projects, Seoul
Group ShowTan Mu, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Bayrol Jiménez, Shuang Li, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Harm Gerdes, Ad MinolitiTan Mu, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Bayrol Jiménez, Shuang Li, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Harm Gerdes, Ad Minoliti ART BUSAN 2022-05-1212/05/2022–
15/05/2022
BEXCO Exhibition Center 1, 55 APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, BusanBEXCO Exhibition Center 1, 55 APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Rafa Silvares, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Donna Huanca, Paolo SalvadorGroup ShowRichard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Rafa Silvares, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Donna Huanca, Paolo Salvador SPRING 2022-04-2121/04/2022–
11/05/2022
Peres Projects, SeoulPeres Projects, Seoul
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Bayrol Jiménez, Ad Minoliti, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares, Manuel SolanoRebecca Ackroyd, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Bayrol Jiménez, Ad Minoliti, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares, Manuel Solano ARCO Madrid 2022-02-2323/02/2022–
27/02/2022
IFEMA Madrid, Recinto Ferial, Av. Partenón 5, 28042 Madrid IFEMA Madrid, Recinto Ferial, Av. Partenón 5, 28042 Madrid 
Group ShowNicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, George Rouy, Melike Kara, Paolo SalvadorNicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, George Rouy, Melike Kara, Paolo Salvador FIAC 2021-10-2121/10/2021–
24/10/2021
Paris, FRParis, FR
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Harm Gerdes, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Pam Evelyn, Dalton Gata, Hermann Nitsch, Melike KaraAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Harm Gerdes, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Pam Evelyn, Dalton Gata, Hermann Nitsch, Melike Kara KIAF Art Seoul 2021-10-1414/10/2021–
17/10/2021
Seoul, KRSeoul, KR
Rafa SilvaresRafa Silvares Smoked Ham 2021-10-0808/10/2021–
19/11/2021
Peres Projects, BerlinPeres Projects, Berlin
Group ShowPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent WaddenPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent Wadden Art Basel 2021-09-2121/09/2021–
26/09/2021
Basel, CHBasel, CH