Bio

Born in 1993, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Lives and works in New York, USA.

Luiz D'Orey was born in 1993 in Rio de Janeiro and moved to New York in 2012, where he currently lives and works. After earning his BFA degree from the School of visual arts in May 2016, he was chosen to represent the institution at Pulse Art Fair in Miami. He received, also from SVA, the 727 award (2016), Sillas H Rhodes Award (2016) and the Gilbert Stone scholarship (2015). The young artist has worked as an assistant for the two relevant Brazilian artists Carlos Vergara and Raul Mourão.

D'Orey's collages and paintings have been shown in group shows and fairs in the US, Europe and Brazil. He is currently represented by the gallery Mercedes Viegas in Rio, where he did his first solo show ‘Quase Plano’ in August of 2017. In 2018 D’Orey did his second solo show at Dot Art Gallery entitled ‘Espaço Comum’, in Belo Horizonte (Brazil). His work is part of the Pipa Institute Collection in Rio, Brazil. 

 

Solo shows 

2018 

Espaço comum’, Dotart gallery, Belo Horizonte, curated by Wilson Lazaro

 

2017

'Quase Plano', Mercedes Viegas gallery, Rio de Janeiro, curated by Guilherme Gutman

 

Group Shows

2018

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

Land+Body=Escape’, Nars Foundation, New York, curated by Tatiane Schilaro

Land+Body=Escape’, 55 project, Miami, curated by Tatiane Schilaro

Sp Arte fair, Galeria Mercedes Viegas booth

 

2017    

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

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

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

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

Displacement’, Jacaranda gallery, Rio de Janeiro; curated by Gabriela Davies

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

Sp Arte fair, Galeria Mercedes Viegas booth

Art Rio fair, Galeria Mercedes Viegas booth

 

 

2016

Procession’, Foley gallery, New York, curated by Gisela Gueiros

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

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

Sem Título’ Mercedes Viegas gallery, Rio de Janeiro Curadoria Gabriela Davies 

Art Rio fair, Galeria Mercedes Viegas booth

Pulse Art Fair Miami, School of Visual Arts booth, curated by Dan Half

 

Awards and other experiences 

Juror at NYC Scholastic Award, 2018

Silas H Rhodes Award, School of Visual Arts,  2016 

727 Award, School of Visual Arts, 2016

Gilbert Stone Scholarship, School of Visual Arts, 2015

Assistant at Raul Mourao’s studio, 2015-2017

Assistant at Carlos Vergara's studio, 2013-2016

 

Private and Institutional collections

PIPA Institute

 

 Contact

luizdorey@hotmail.com

 

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