Karla Caprali
Artist, Illustrator and designer


www.caprali.com
Instagram: @karlacaprali
  e-mail: Karla@caprali.com
B. 1971. Belem, Para, Brazil

Summary:
Artist, author and educator. Works as a freelance illustrator and animator for private companies and individuals, Organized and driven with knowledge in multidisciplinary art including drawing (Charcoal, Graphite, Color pencils, Pastels) Painting ( Acrylics, Oil, Gouache, Watercolor), sculpture, printing, textile (Weaving, Embroidery, Quilting, Soft Sculpture) and also proficient in digital art including animation and 3d software, font making, Adobe CC ( Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign, and Animator). Art and design studio owner, teacher for 15 years with extensive experience in art portfolio preparation of 13 years, having students accepted by  PRATT  Institute, Cooper Union, Cal Arts, Parsons and other prestigious schools in the country. Owner of Mountain & Moss LLC, independent studio and publisher, illustrated and authored the book Radio, an illustrated memoir, The Egg, Places She’d Go and Quotes are the best medicine by Allan Herskowitz, The Last Tree by Australian poet Kit Kelen, The Wisdom of The Butterflies by Alli Mejia, and I Wish I Were an Octopus by Marina Jovanovik.
Education:
Fine Arts – BFA, Faculdade de Belas Artes de Sao Paulo, USP University, Brazil
Business administration – UNAMA University, Brazil


Art Residencies:
Kunstnarhuset Messen - September, October, 2017 Ålvikvegen 1065, 5614 Ålvik, Norway www.khmessen.no
+47 954 25 625
Deering Estate - 2015 to present 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157 www.deeringestate.org
(305) 235-1668
Kunstnarhuset Messen - September, October, 2015 Ålvikvegen 1065, 5614 Ålvik, Norway www.khmessen.no
+47 954 25 625
Bakehouse Art Complex - 2011 to 2015 561 NW 32nd St, Miami, FL 33127 www.bacfl.org
(305) 576-2828

Awards, grants and Publication:
2019 – Winner of Brazilian Press Awards 2019, Category: Installation
2019 - Certificate Of Appreciation by the city of Doral
2017 - A.I.R. Norway Art Council and Messen
2017 - Artist Access Grant - Miami Dade County Department Of Cultural Affairs and Tigertail Productions
2015 - Hollywood Art Center Biennial - Honorable Mention to work “Caution”

2015 - A.I.R. Norway Art Council and Messen

2015 - Artist Access Grant - Miami Dade County Department Of Cultural Affairs and Tigertail Productions
2014 - Art Serve and Art Brazil Honorable Mention - The Consulate General Of Brazil In Miami

2013- Recycled Fashionista Show 2nd place Award Winning piece Pembroke Pines
2013 - e)merge Art Fair, Washington DC
2013 - Artist Platform, Washington DC
2009 - Certificate of Appreciation - Miami Dade County and Sister Cities 2009 - Jornal do Brasil

2008 - Irreversible Magazine: Art Basel edition, Miami,Fl

2005 - VIP magazine, Miami, Fl

Conferences:
2017 - Textile Art conference, ETN, Cross Over Borås, Borås, Sweden
2013 - Curator’s Lounge Venice Bienale, Venice, Italy

Selected Solo Shows:
2017- The Memorial Beach – Messen Foundation, Norway
2016 - Arts Garage Gallery, Delray Beach, Florida

2015 - Paper Stories For White Rabbits - Gumenick Family Gallery - Cultural Arts Center - Richmond ,Virginia

2015 - Sweet And Sour - Swenson Gallery - Bakehouse Art Complex, Wynwood, Florida
2014 - Paper Stories For Trees And Unicorns - Pinecrest Gallery - Miami, Florida

2009 - Amarin Cafe - WAH Center, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center - Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Shows:
2019 – Pinta Art Fair – Pinta Applied Arts Booth, December, Miami, FL
2019 - Women Of Vision – DORCAM, Miami, Florida
2018 - Women Weavers - Ideobox Art Space, September- November, Miami.
2018 - Ser, Habitar, Imaginar - Concrete Space, September- November, Miami.
2018 -
Land + Body = Scape - NARS Foundation New York City, May –June.
2018 - No Constraints to Beauty - Pompano Beach Arts Center, March 20th, Pompano Beach, Fl.
2018 - Land + Body = Scape - The 55 Project, Wynwood, March 10th,
Miami.
2017 - Take your Art For A Walk - Bossa Gallery, December 3 to 10 - Miami Art Week, Miami
2017 - Power Tools, Memories sized - Textile Museum, September 14th -Rydal, Sweden
2017 - Being There - October 2nd, Messen Ålvik, Norway
2017 - Women Behind Threads - April, Bossa Gallery, Miami

2016 - Functional - Pinta Art Fair - Art Basel (December 1 - 4 ) Miami, Fl 2016 - Reduction - Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville North Carolina, NC

2016 - Whitespace Biennial - Mordes Collection, West Palm Beach, Fl

2016 - Intersections - Deering Estate Stone House - Miami, Fl

2015 - Hollywood Art Center - 7th Art Biennial - Hollywood, Fl

2015 - BaCa - Pompano Beach, Fl

2014 - Art Fallout - The Girls Club - Fort Lauderdale, Fl

2014 - Connections - Gold Coast Cultural Center - Great Neck, New York 2014 - ArtViva - Miramar Cultural Center - Miramar, Fl

2014 - ArtBrazil - Brazilian Consulate and Artserve Fort Lauderdale, Fl

2014 - Night at The Museum - Miami Children's Museum - Miami Beach, Fl 2014 - Natural, Lord Balfour Hotel, Miami Beach

2014 - Sustainotopia, The Botanical Gardens, Miami Beach

2014 - The Edge Of The World - ArtHouse Of Delray - Delray Beach, Fl 2014 - In Deep, Deering Estate, Miami, Florida

2014 - Urbanism Perceived, Coral Gables Museum - Coral Gables, Fl

2013 - Art Basel - Scope Art Fair booth F17- December 3-8 Miami Beach, Fl
2013 - (e)merge Art Fair - October 3-6 Washington DC, VA

2013 - Oneiric - Audrey Love Gallery, Miami, Fl

2013 - April - Sustain (group show)- Art House Of Delray - Delray Beach, FL
2013 - Bluesphere - Wynwood Art Center- Miami, Fl

2013 - May - Papering - Audrey Love Gallery- Miami, Fl

2013 - March - Recently Acquired - Audrey Love Gallery - Miami, Fl

2013 - January - Art Wynwood, booth A27 (BAC)

2012 - December - Art Basel - Pool Art Fair - Miami Fl
2012 - R4, Reused, Recycled, Reclaimed, Reinterpreted - Audrey Love Gallery, Group show curated by Ananda Demello - Miami, Fl


2012 - Recycled Fashionista -Pembroke Pines studio 18 - Pembroke Pines, Fl

2012 - Blonde to Brunet - Audrey Love Gallery, Group show curated by Ananda DeMello
2012 - Appropriated Gender at 1310 Gallery, Group show curated by Lisa Rockford
2011 - Group Show at Alberto Linero Gallery - Miami, Fl
2011 - Solo Booth - Wynwood Art fair, organized Margulies collection by benefiting the Lotus House - Miami, Fl

2011 - Climate Gallery - New York City, NY

2011 - Group show at Sol Gallery - Miami Beach, Fl
2011 - Sex Art Exhibit - Sol Gallery Miami Beach, Fl
2011 - WAH Center - Art Salon, Brooklyn NY

2010 - Group Show -Williamsburg Museum Brooklyn NY
2009 - Climate Gallery - Long island City NY
2008 - Barbara Gillman Gallery - Miami Beach, Fl

2008 - Perry Milou Gallery August/September
2008 - WAH Center, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center - Brooklyn,NY 2007- Agora Gallery - Chelsea,NY

2007- Mi Arte Gallery - Coral Gables, Fl

2006 - Agora Gallery - Chelsea,NY

2006 - The Art Corporation - Design District, Miami, Fl

2006 - Art Basel/Design District - Miami, Fl

2005 - Art Basel/Design District - Miami, Fl

2004 - Serious Studios/ Miami, Fl

2004 - Tony Winn/Design District /Miami, Fl

2003 - PIAG Museum/ Coral Gables, Fl

2003- Lawyers of America Festival/Coral Gables, Fl

2002 - PIAG Museum/ Coral Gables, Fl

2001- Jacques Mournier gallery, Nice, France

1997 - Assembleia Paraense - Galeria da Assembleia/Belem, Brazil
1997- Cartorio Conduru - Belem, Brazil

1998 - Green Garden expo/Belem, Brazil

1997 - National Art presentation/ Campinas,Brazil

1996 -Juliano Belsque Art Salon/ Sao Paulo Brazil

Selected Private and Public Collections:

Mordes Collection - West Palm Beach, Fl

Viviane Spinelli - Brazilian Film Festival, Miami, Fl
Andrez Gonzales - Miami Florida

Myra Wexler - Miami Florida

Pamela Cohen - Art Miami, Art Wynwood, Art Hamptons, Acqua Miami Sylvester Cancer Center Miami
Juan Luis Toro - U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management Wynwood Art Center - Miami

David Grutman, Miami Marketing Group and Arkadia - Miami Beach Michael D’Andrea, Macalusos - Miami Beach
Williamsburg Art Center Williamsburgh Museum - Brooklyn, New York Phillipe Valls - USB Bank
 Cartorio Conduru - Belem, Para

Assembleia Paraense - Belem Para

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