LUIZ

D’OREY

Luiz D’Orey.
Lives and works between New York, USA, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luiz d’Orey was born in 1993 in Rio de Janeiro and moved to New York in 2012. He received his BFA degree from the School of Visual Arts in 2016. During the four years attending SVA he was granted the 727 Award (2016), the Sillas H Rhodes Award (2016), the Gilbert Stone Scholarship (2015), and in 2016 was also chosen to represent the institution at Pulse Art Fair in Miami. The artist has worked as an assistant for the two prominent Brazilian artists Carlos Vergara and Raul Mourão.

D’Orey’s paintings have been shown in group shows and fairs in the US, Europe and Brazil. His first solo show Quase Plano (2017), took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at Mercedes Viegas Gallery, and was followed by the solos Espaço Comum (2018) at Dotart Gallery in Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Recent Ruins (2018) at Gitler & Gallery in New York City; Rumor (2019) at Elga Wimmer Gallery in New York City; and Eu não falei? (2019) at Mercedes Viegas Gallery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . In 2018 his short film Tapume (2018), co-produced with Hugo Faraco, was nominated to the festivals DOC NYC (USA, 2018); Melbourne Documentary Film Festival (Australia, 2019), Lviv International Film Festival (Ukraine, 2019), World of Film International Festival (Scotland, 2019). In 2019 d’Orey was nominated to the PIPA prize in Brazil. He is currently represented by Luciana Caravello Gallery in Rio de Janeiro and his work is part of the Pipa Institute collection.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
‘Eu não falei?’

Critical essay by Fred Coelho, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

‘Rumor’

Critical essay by Yucef Merhi, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, USA



2018
‘Recent Ruins’, Gitler & Gallery, New York, USA

‘Common Space’, curated by Wilson Lazaro, Dotart gallery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil



2017
'Quase Plano', curated by Guilherme Gutman, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
‘Pequenos Formatos’, Mercedes Viegas Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2018
‘Entre Ruina e Construção’, curated by Luiz Camillo Osorio, Instituto PIPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

‘Circuit Breakers’, curated by Gisela Gueiros, Lazy Susan Gallery, New York, USA

‘Passe a mão’, Galeria Mercedes Viegas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

‘Land+Body=Escape’, curated by Tatiane Schilaro, Nars Foundation, New York and 55 project, Miami, USA



2017
‘O contexto da linha’, Mercedes Viegas gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

’Street Smart’, curated by Jane Nuzzo and Jamie Keeling, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, USA

‘Acervo’, curated by Wilson Lazaro, Dot Art gallery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

‘Displacement’, curated by Gabriela Davies, Ugly Duck gallery, London, UK and Jacaranda gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

‘Rosa’, curated by Gabriela Davies, Mercedes Viegas gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



2016
‘Procession’, curated by Gisela Gueiros, Foley gallery, New York, USA

‘C,d,nof,g’, curated by Peter Hristoff, Flat Iron Project SVA, New York, USA

‘Crime and Punishment’, curated by Thomas Woodruff, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, USA

‘Sem Título’, curated by Gabriela Davies, Mercedes Viegas gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

AWARDS

2019
Nominated to the PIPA Prize

2018
Nominated to the DOC NYC Festival for the short film ‘Tapume’, coproduced with Hugo Faraco



2016
Silas H Rhodes Award, School of Visual Arts

727 Award, School of Visual Arts



2015
Gilbert Stone Scholarship, School of Visual Arts

COLLECTIONS

PIPA Institute





OTHER PROJECTS

2018
Juror at NYC Scholastic Award

2015-2017
Assistant at Raul Mourao’s studio

2013-2016
Assistant at Carlos Vergara studio