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Beatriz Chachamovits

Beatriz Chachamovits is an environmental artist and educator from São Paulo, Brazil living and working in Miami, Florida.

Her work renders tangible the decline of the coral reef ecosystems, and the role played by humans in it. Her intention is to share the majestic beauty of at-risk marine ecologies as well as the appalling rate of their destruction. She works with ceramic sculptures and drawings to highlight the unique shape, form and texture that exists in the underwater world. She is the author and illustrator of the book The little handbook of marine fishes and other aquatic marvels (Pequeno manual de peixe marinhos e outras maravilhas aquáticas), published by Companhia das Letrinhas in São Paulo, Brazil in 2018.

Selected solo show includes: “White Sea” at Galeria Tato in São Paulo, Brazil (2017) Into the Great Dying: Waters We Share" at Faena Art Project Room(2022) “Reversing the Tides of Change" at the Frost Science Museum (2022) and Into the Great Dying: Roles We Play at the Museum of Contemporary Art of North Miami (2023)

Selected group shows include: National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, “Coral Expedition: 1865 - 2018” (2018) Art and Cultural Center of Hollywood “C[h]oral Stories and Collective Actions” (2022) No Vacancy, Temporary Public Art Projects and Juried Art Competition (2022) and FAU University Galleries “ SouthxEast Triennial (2023)

Chachamovits’ work has recently been featured in Vogue Magazine’s Earth and Us section, Arte Al Dia and in the National Geographic Education platform, part of an AAAS grant to teach fifth graders about women in marine science. She was a grant recipient for the Underwater Museum of Art of Florida where she placed a permanent sculpture in their underwater sculpture garden as an artificial reef, and is currently a resident artist at The Bakehouse Art Complex in Wynwood, Miami.


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