Water Weeping, 2022
Acrylic, chalk paint, colored pencil on panel
40 x 30 in
Artist Kazaan Viveiros lives and works in Lambertville, NJ, where she recently relocated with her husband. She earned a BA with distinction from the University of Virginia in Studio Art and Religious Studies, and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has exhibited work in solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe, including solo shows in New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, Scottsdale, AZ, and Richmond, VA. In 2003, curator Raffaella Guidobono gave Viveiros a show at TAD Concept Store in Rome. Viveiros’s paintings have been collected by a wide array of corporations, including eBay and Capital One Bank, as well as by individuals such as novelist Danielle Steel. Her large diptych, The Whale, was purchased by Banner Children’s Hospital and currently hangs in their radiology ward. In addition, five of Viveiros’s paintings were purchased by the Art in Embassies Program and are installed in the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is a 2022 recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts, was a 2011 Bethesda Painting Awards semi-finalist, was twice chosen as a visiting artist in residence at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, and was twice an artist-in-residence at Weir Farm. In 2015, she became a fellow at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.