Joana P. Cardozo is a Brazilian-born visual artist based in New York City and Sao Paulo. Her creative practice utilizes photography to produce images that engage her subjects and their home environments in a unique graphic style of portraiture titled "Blueprints." Cardozo graduated from the International Center of Photography in 2015. Her work has been exhibited in group shows worldwide including Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France, Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn; International Center of Photography, New York; Photoville, Brooklyn; Filter Space, Chicago; and Paraty em Foco International Photography Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is represented by Foto Relevance in Houston. 

Selected Exhibition

2019 Foto Relevance, Houston, Texas - "1000 + 1" 

2018 Foto Relevance, Houston, Texas - "Domestic Fiction" (two person exhibition)

2018 Klompching Gallery, New York, NY - "Commorancy"

2018 San Francisco Bay International Photo Show

2018 Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France - "FOCUS photo l.a. exhibition"

2018 Kaunas Photo Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania

2018 FestFoto 11th International Photography Festival, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2018 ICA Gallery, Tokyo, Japan - "Tokyo Foto Awards Winners Exhibition"

2018 Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York, NY – “Let There Be Light (And Shadow)”

2018 SxSE Gallery, Molena, GA - "Still Lifes" 

2017 Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - “LensCulture Print Show”   

2017 Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY 

2017 Taos Center for the Arts, Taos, NM - “8th Annual Self Portrait Exhibition"

2017 Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - “Cut/Paste”

2016 Lite-Haus Galerie, Berlin, Germany - “Borderless: In Perspective”

2016 Galeria Oriente, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - "Gabinete Contemporâneo de Curiosidades"

2016 Paraty em Foco 12th International Photography Festival, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2016 Photoville, Brooklyn, NY - "The Future Perfect" 

2016 Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI

2016 International Center of Photography, New York, NY - “The Future Perfect”

2016 Rio II Gallery, New York, NY - "Uptown Arts Review"

2016 A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - "Generations X | RAZZLE DAZZLE"

2015 Filter Space, Chicago, IL – “Abstract”

2015 International Center of Photography, New York, NY - “Tipping Point”

 

Grants, Awards & Honors

 

2018 FOCUS photo l.a. - Top 20 Finalists exhibited as part of the at Les Rencontres de La Photographie in Arles, France

2018 San Francisco Bay International Photo Show - Gold Medal Award Winner

2018 TIFA - Tokyo International Foto Awards - Silver and Bronze Prizes awarded to Blueprints, categories Fine Art/ Abstract and Fine Art/ Collage

2017 Critical Mass 200 Finalist

2017 Soho Photo Gallery National Competition - Honorable Mention granted to Blueprint One - Self-portrait

2017 Moscow International Photo Awards - Honorable Mention granted to Blueprints, category Fine Art/Abstract

2016 First Place awarded to Blueprints - Paraty em Foco 12th International Photography Festival, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2016 Participant of the 2016 New York Foundation For The Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program

2016 Third Fine Art Photography Awards - Professional Nominee, categories Abstract and Conceptual

2016 Moscow International Photo Awards - Honorable Mention granted to Blueprints, category Fine Art/Abstract

2015 Juror’s Choice Award granted by Debra Klomp Ching, Co-Owner and Director of Klompching Gallery - Filter Space, Chicago, IL

2015 Moscow International Photo Awards - Honorable Mention granted to Blueprints, category Abstract

 

Curatorial Projects 

 

2017 International Center of Photography, New York, NY - “Hidden Narratives” - Assistant curator

2016 Photoville, Brooklyn, NY - “The Future Perfect” - Co-curator

2016 International Center of Photography, New York, NY - “The Future Perfect” - Co-curator

 

Publications

 

2018 Foto Relevance Online – Commentary on Domestic Fiction – October 17, 2018

2018 Fraction Magazine – Issue 110, May 10th Anniversary Issue

2018 Let There Be Light (and Shadow) - Published by Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2017 F-Stop Magazine. Home. Issue #85 October - November 2017

2017 Lenscratch. Fine-art photography daily journal. Issue of June 3, 2017

2017 Musée Magazine. Photography magazine. Issue of June 28, 2017

2016 Die Angst Magazine. Berlin-based photography magazine. Issue #2 June 2016

2016 L’ceil de la Photographie. Digital magazine about photography published daily. Issue of April 9, 2016

2015 F-Stop Magazine. Where I Live. Issue #73 October - November 2015

2015 SHIFT 10 - Published by International Center of Photography, New York, NY 

 

Education

 

2014-2015 General Studies in Photography - International Center of Photography New York, NY, USA

2009-2010 Master of Laws in International Financial Law (LL.M) - King’s College London, London, England

1998-2002 Bachelor of Law with specialization in Business Law (LL.B.) - Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Sao Paulo, Brazil