United States - 1972
Brazilian-American, b. 1972
Marcius Galan was born in Indianapolis, USA, son of Brazilian parents who returned to Brazil before the artist was old enough to walk and speak the language. The artist graduated in Artistic Education from FAAP, São Paulo in 1997, where he currently lives and works.
In 2003 won a residency of six months in Cité des Arts em Paris through FAAP and spent 3 months in residency in the Art Institute of Chicago through the Iberê Camargo Scholarship Programme in 2004.
Galan won the 3rd edition of PIPA in 2012. The artist presented the work ‘Obra de Arte em 5 Vias’, a conceptual work created exclusively for the Finalists Exhibition at MAM-Rio.
In 2013, Galan had a solo exhibition at White Cube, London titled ‘Geometric Progression’. The artist has participated extensively in group exhibitions in renowned galleries, institutions and biennales in Brazil and abroad, including: the 29th and 30th editions of the São Paulo Biennale, 8th Mercosul Biennale and Biennale of the Americas (MCA, Denver, USA). Recent exhibitions include: Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil, Luhring Augustine, New York, USA, MdM Gallery, Paris, France, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany, Häusler Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland and Maisterravalbuena Galeria, Madrid, Spain.