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Terezinha  Wright

"One work of art is the spirit of the subject, spirit of the brush, spirit of the artist. All in one. One work of art is Nature itself. It is sacred and divine." Terezinha Wright

TEREZINHA WRIGHT

EDUCATION
1974 to 2002 Self-taught artist: Experience through twenty-seven years of practice, self-study and research of the arts. Sixteen years of work experience in the art community of the City of Long Beach, California.

1974 Degree in Social Sciences, University Salesiana of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters, Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002 Icaro Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
2002 LondonArt.co.uk,Gallery, London, UK
2000 Beare Romance Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
2000 Appleby Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
1999 Beare Romance Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
1999 Mind & Body Café, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
1998 Center Court Solo Artist, Long Beach Arts Association, Long Beach, CA.
1993 Portfolio Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
1993 Pearl's Booksellers, Long Beach, CA.
1992 Henry Mancini Restaurant and Gallery, Cathedral City, CA.
1991 Unitarian Church, Long Beach, CA.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2000 Long Beach Public Library Main, Group Show of Public Art Project, Traffic Signal Cabinet
2000 December, FYB Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
2000 November, FYB Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
2000 October, FYB Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
2000 September, FYB Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
2000 August, FYB Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA
2000 July Mystic Moon Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
2000 June Mystic Moon Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach CA.
2000 May Juried Show ” Wide Open, Open”, juror Mary Evelynn Sorrell, Curator, Long Beach City College Art Gallery. Long Beach Arts, Long Beach CA.
1999 Appleby Gallery, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
1999 Beare Romance Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
1999 Public Corporation for the Arts, Political Fringe, East Village Arts District
1998 The Link Gallery, Show Me the Culture, East Village Arts District
1998 La Luz Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
1993 Library Café and Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
1993 Juried Show, Juror Peter Clothier Long Beach Arts Association, Long Beach, CA.
1993 Juried Membership Show, Juror Peggy Silvert, Curator & Co-Founder of South Bay Contemporary Museum of Torrance
1990 Juried Group Show, Juror Dixie Swift, Long Beach Arts Association
1989 Juried Show, Juror Michael McManos, Curator of Laguna Museum - L.B.A.A.
1987 Juried Show, Juror Joan Hugo, Editor Art Week Magazine - L.B.A.A.

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2000 Annual Art Show, Honorable Mention, Beare Romance Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
1999 Juried Open Show, Honorable Mention, Juror Connie Glenn – Long Beach Arts Association
1988 Juried Open Show, First Prize, Juror Don Lagerberg, Professor of Art, CSU Fullerton - L.B.A.A.
1987 Drawing Show, Honorable Mention, Juror Joyce Treiman, Curator, Artist and Professor - L.B.A.A.
1986 Fireside Gallery, Group Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Juror Jan Grey - L.B.A.A.
EXHIBITIONS REVIEWS/ ARTICLES/ PUBLICATIONS
2001 March 5th Downtown Gazette Newspaper Review “Art at Second City Council“ by Ray Anne Robinett, Gazette Art Writer
2000 November Artist Video Release by Public Corporation for the Arts titled “Arts Entertainment Report”
2000 Grunion Gazette Newspaper, November 23rd, Review “Eyes on Art - Exploration of Mixed Media Stretches Boundaries in Exhibit” by Gazette Art Writer: R. A. Robinett
2000 Public Education Video Interview in East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA
1999 Video Release by Brazil Productions, Long Beach, CA.
1991 Review by Brazil Today Newspaper, Art Cinema and Culture Section, Los Angeles, CA.

SELECTED PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
2001 Donation of painting to Long Beach Symphony Association.
2000 Public Art Project: Traffic Cabinet Public Art Work, Downtown Long Beach Associates, Inc., First Street at Elm Street, Long Beach, CA.
1996 Donation of ten paintings to the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.
1990 Donation of one painting to the Christian Outreach Appeal Long Beach, CA.
Private Collectors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1975 – 1982 Teacher of Junior High School, Director of Civic Center, Municipal School, Sao Jose Dos Campos, Brazil.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS
2002 Founder Volunteer of Angelenos Dreams Project
2001 Artist Council Member, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.
2001 Member of Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.
2000 Public Corporation for the Arts, Meeting Arts 100 Strategy
2000 Member of the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.
2000 Artist of the East Village Arts District Community of Long Beach, CA.
2000 July Art Park Dedication Painting, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
1998 to 2000 Volunteer of Art Walk, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
1999 from May to June Public Relations for the show “Political Fringe” Art Walk, East Village Arts District.
1999 to 2000 Volunteer at Wilmington Park Elementary School, Wilmington, CA.
1996 Volunteer at Latin American Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.
1996 to 1991 Docent at Long Beach Arts Association (Long Beach Arts), Long Beach, CA.

ANGELENOS DREAMS PROJECT
August 1, 2002 San Pedro Art Walk, San Pedro, CA.
July 13, 2002 East Village Arts District, Long Beach, California June 19, 2002 NBA Finals 2002, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA.
June 15, 2002 East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA.
June 2, 2002 Tamales Festival, Macarthur Park, Los Angeles, CA.
May 19, 2002 Long Beach Lesbians-Gay Pride Parade, Long Beach, CA.