Uiara Bartira

Uiara Bartira 27.03.1949 / Curitiba – PR Bachelor in painting by EMBAP. Specialization in engraving and drawing at The Art Students League and photogravure at the Bob Blackburn Workshop in New York. Responsible for the formation of a generation of engraving teachers, for the implantation of the Casa da Gravura workshops in 1980 and the Gravura City Museum of Curitiba from 1989 to 1993. Member of the Art Council of the 21st International Biennial of São Paulo in 1990. He was general curator of the IX and X Shows of the Print City of Curitiba 1990 to 1992 and of Brazil – Reflection 97: The Contemporary Art of Engraving. He participates in numerous official national and international shows and has works in collections of several museums in Brazil and abroad.