Priscila De Carvalho
Chroma zone muralist
Priscila De Carvalho is a Brazilian-American contemporary artist who is known for paintings, sculptures, murals, site-specific installations, and permanent public art.
She is a recipient of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship Award and served as an artist in residence at Sculpture Space, Aljira Emerge 10 Fellowship, Lower East Side Printshop, The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning Workspace Program. She made her first solo debut with Passageways in the Jersey City Museum, opening March 19, 2009.
Priscila’s work has been exhibited by the Brooklyn Bridge Park (New York, USA), The Bronx Museum of the Arts (New York, USA), Socrates Sculpture Park (New York, USA), the Basque Museum-Center of Contemporary Art (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain), Deutsche Bank (New York, USA), the Grand Palais (Paris, France), the Nepal Art Council in (Kathmandu, Nepal), The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (New York, USA), The Jersey City Museum (Jersey City, USA). She was also a celebrated participant in El Museo’ Sixth Biennial in New York City, The First AIM Biennial at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and The Kathmandu International Triennial in Nepal where she represented her home nation of Brazil.
She has been commissioned for large-scale permanent public art projects by the MTA Arts & Design and the Department of Education in NY in collaboration with School Construction Authority, she is currently creating permanent public artwork for the SBS Woodhaven median stations commissioned by New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs’ Percent for Arts Program as well as her largest and most ambitious sculptural work to date for the Valley Metro Rail System in Phoenix, Arizona. Priscila lives and works in Long Island City, NY.