Artur Silva

Artur Silva was born in Brazil where he attended the Guignard School of Fine Arts. Silva now lives and works in Indianapolis, IN. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. In addition to showing early on in his career in his home country of Brazil, Silva’s work was included in the 2009 Heartland exhibition in the Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands and Smart Museum in Chicago, IL. His work has also been shown at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN; John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne IN; Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN; NavtaSchulz Gallery, Chicago, IL; Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Sikkema & Jenkins Gallery, New York, NY; Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Half/Dozen Gallery, Portland, OR.  In addition he's received commissions of several public art projects.

Artur is currently an Efroymson Contemporary Art Fellow and a Pollock-Krasner grantee from the Pollock-Krasner foundation in NYC.