Stella Mariz was born in Porto, Portugal, but has a Brazilian nationality.

Lived in Yugoslavia, Argentina, Italy (Napoli), and United States. Now lives and works in Rio de Janeiro.

Her training includes theoretical and practical courses in sculpture and drawing, an artistic residency in the United States of America, and Postgraduate Course in History of Art and Architecture and Postgraduate course in Art and Philosophy. At the Parque Lage School of Visual Arts in Rio de Janeiro, attended courses of contemporary and modern art and art critics.

Has works in private collections and public spaces.



Catholic University - Rio de Janeiro

     2005/2006 - Post-graduation in Ancient Philosophy

     2003/2004 - Post-graduation in Art and Philosophy

     2001/2002 - Post-graduation in History of Art and Architecture in Brazil

Casa França Brazil Museum , Rio de Janeiro
     2017 - Poetic Immersions 

     2015 - Atelier da Imagem - Rio de Janeiro - Improvement in photography.


Parque Lage School of Visual Arts - Rio de Janeiro
     2013/2015 - Analysis and insertion of contemporary production - Iole de Freitas

     2014 - Dimensions of the landscape in the contemporary - Prof. Paula Scamparini

     2014 - Spatial structures: visual and scenic poetics - Prof. Sonia Salcedo

     2014 - Contemporary Art - Prof. Marcelo Campos

     2011/2012 - Brazilian Art and avant-garde thinking - Prof. Franz Manata

     2011/2012 - Talking about sculpture - Prof. João Goldberg

     2007/2008 - Creative Process - Prof. Charles Watson


2007 - Provenance and Property - Immersion work in drawing (July / August)
            Atelier Prof. Charles Watson- Rio de Janeiro.

2007 - Dynamic Encounters International Art Workshops - Prof. Charles Watson
            Venice Biennale, Documenta of Kassel and Münster


Parque Lage School of Visual Arts - Rio de Janeiro

     1995 - Perception and Creativity - Prof. Charles Watson

     1996 - Sculpture II - Prof. Iole de Freitas


Art Students League - New York - USA
     1993 (February/April) - Sculpture-Modeling in Clay and Other Mediums

The Art League School de Alexandria, Virginia – USA

     1993 (April) Workshop - Cotton linters

Museum of Modern Art - Rio de Janeiro

     1884/1985 - Observation drawing with live model



Other professional activities


- Post-graduation in Plastic Surgery from Prof. Ivo Pitanguy

  Catholic University - Rio de Janeiro

- Graduation in Medicine

  State University of Rio de Janeiro - Faculty of medical Science

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