Ato ribeiro

Education    

2017    MFA in Print Media, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.


2012    B.A., in Studio Art with concentration in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, and Sculpture, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA.    


Selected Exhibitions    

2017    Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Exhibition, 

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Headquarters, Farmington Hills, MI. (catalogue)

2017    HOT, FRESH!, 

HumpDay Gallery, Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts, State College, PA. (Curated by Paolo Marino)

2017    Automythography,
Anastasia Tinari Projects, Chicago, IL. (Curated by Anastasia Karpova Tinari)


2017    Spring Annual Group Exhibition,
Next Step Studios and Gallery, Ferndale, MI. (Curated by Narine Kchikian)

2017    Round In Circles,
N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI. (Curated by Jennifer Junkermeier)

2017    Between the Lines: Interpreting African Symbolism in Fabrics and Textiles,
The Carr Center, Detroit, MI. (Curated by Laura Gibson)

2017    The 2017 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art,
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 

2017    Feeling Homesick at Home,
ACRE Projects Gallery, Chicago, IL. (Curated by Anastasia Karpova Tinari)

2017    Detroit Artists Market (DAM) CAA Scholarship Exhibition,
Detroit Artist Market Gallery, Detroit, MI.

2017    Jet Lag!: International Student Show,
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2017    Found Object Show,
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2016    Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Exhibition,
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Headquarters, Farmington Hills, MI. (catalogue)

2016    Content Aware,
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2015    Marketplace Takeover,
BRICK 939 Walnut Hills Pop Up Market, Cincinnati, OH.

2015    BY US,
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2015    The Barclays L’Atelier Art Prize,
Multi County Top 100 Finalists, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2015    The Barclays L’Atelier Art Prize,
Ghanaian Regional Finalists, Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana.

2012    Agnes Scott College Dalton Gallery,
The Collage Art Colloquium and Juried Show, Atlanta, GA.

2012    Department of Art & Art History 2012 Juried Student Art Exhibition,
Atlanta, GA. (Juror: Carol Thompson of the High Museum of Art Atlanta.)

2011    Spelman College : “Works in Progress” Exhibition,
Atlanta, GA. 2011-2012

2011    “The Ink Shop”: Social Justice Exhibition,
Ithaca, NY. (Juror: Dusty Herbig, 2011 Grant Recipient for Printmaking, Drawing, and Book Arts)

2010    CJX College Juried Exhibit 2010,
The Mountain View Art Alliance and the Art Place, Mt. View, Marietta, GA.

2009    Andres Agassi Preparatory Academy,
Las Vegas, NV.

2008    Morehouse College Art Exhibition,
Atlanta, GA.

2007    Roswell Visual Arts Center and Roswell Fine Arts Alliance:
North Fulton High School Art Competition,
Judge: Paul Orlando, Atlanta, GA.

2006    Sandy Springs Historic Site & Park,
Heritage Sandy Springs: 16th Annual Student Art Show, Sandy Springs, GA.

2006    The Loop Pizza Grill,  Student Art Show, Sandy Springs, GA.

2006    Roswell Fine Arts Alliance and Roswell Visual Arts,
Splash 2006 High School Competition, Sandy Springs, GA. (Judge: Kip Rogers)

2005    Heritage Sandy Springs: 15th Annual Student Art Show,
Sandy Springs, GA.

2005    Brooklyn Cafe,
Sandy Springs, GA.

2005    SPAVA,
Showcasing Performing and Visual Arts, Sandy Springs, GA.



Awards    

2017    2017 Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Emerging Artist Award,
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2017    Museum Purchase Award,
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2017    2017 Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Emerging Artist Award Nominee,
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2017    Equal Justice International Sponsored Residency,
Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM.

2017    Ox-Bow Fellow,
Ox-Bow LeRoy Neiman Foundation Fellowship, Saugatuck, Mi.

2016    ACRE Residency,
Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions, Steuben, WI. 

2016    Gerhardt Knodel Scholarship,
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2016    The Robert C. Larson Art, Design, and Architecture Venture Award,
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2015    The Barclays L’Atelier Art Prize,
Ghanaian Regional Finalists, Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana.

2014    Second Place, Art Sandy Springs Chalk Walk,
(Adults),, Sandy Springs, GA. (Jurors: Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul, Councilmen Andy Bauman and Abernathy Arts Center Manager Joanna Strickland)

2012    First Place,
Spelman College: Juried Student Art Exhibition, Atlanta, GA.
(Juror: Carol Thompson of the High Museum of Atlanta)

2008    Morehouse College Logo Design,
Morehouse College Department of Humanities and Social Science, Dean Terry Mills. Atlanta, GA.

2006    2nd Place,
Heritage Sandy Springs: Student Art Competition, Sandy Springs, GA.



Publications

2017    Pocaro, Alan. “Automythography: Mequitta Ahuja, Kambui Olujimi, Kaveri Raina, Ato Ribeiro, Alex Yudzon, Aug 9,” Delicious Line, Chicago, IL.


2017    Szczesny, Joseph. “Cranbrook print media artist chosen for Mercedes-Benz award at Cranbrook, June 26” The Oakland Press, Detroit, MI.

2017    Fracker, Julie. “Ato Ribeiro Receives the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Emerging Artist Award, May 12,” Cranbrook Art News, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2017    Szczesny, Joseph. “Cranbrook grad art show opens Sunday, April 23,” The Oakland Press, Detroit, MI.

2017    Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Exhibition, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Headquarters, Farmington Hills, MI. (catalogue)

2016    Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Exhibition, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Headquarters, Farmington Hills, MI. (catalogue)

2016    Rosen, Steven. “Remember this Artist’s Name,” (Cincinnati paper)  Marketplace Takeover, BRICK 939 Walnut Hills Pop Up Market, Cincinnati, OH.

2012    The Anansi Series, Art by Ato Ribeiro, April 2012.

    
Collaborative Projects    

2017    Collaborative Performance with Chelsea A. Flowers,
Hatch Gallery, Hamtramck, MI.

2010    Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and Turner Broadcasting Volunteer Day,
Volunteer/Organized and oversaw the 2010 DOT (Do One Thing) Eco-Mural, Sandy Springs, GA.

2010    Kasha the Zulu King,
Volunteer/Contributed to Background Art for Jai Productions feature film, Atlanta, GA.

2009-2010    Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at The Atrium Veranda,
Created and presented painting donations, Atlanta, GA.


Teaching Experience 
   

2017    Bling 101 (T.A. to Tiff Massey),
Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.


2010    Fine Arts and History of Radio,
Harlem Children’s Zone: Truce Branch, Harlem, NY.


Professional Experience and Community Service    

2015-2017    Cranbrook Art Museum,
Collections and Exhibitions, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2015-2017    Cranbrook Academy of Art, Woodshop,
Lab Technician, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

2005-2012    Heritage Sandy Springs,
Volunteer/ Artist, Sandy Springs, GA.

2007-2012    West End Clean Up Day,
Volunteer, Atlanta, GA.

2010    Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and Turner Broadcasting Volunteer Day,
Volunteer, Atlanta, GA.

2009-2010    Shepherd Poverty Alliance,
Volunteer/ Recruiting Scout, Atlanta, GA. 

2009-2010    Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at The Atrium Veranda,
Created and presented painting donations, Atlanta, GA.

2009-2010    Art on the Atlanta BeltLine,
Volunteer/ Artist Liaison, Atlanta, GA.

2009-2010    Westview Community,
Volunteer/ Atlanta University Center Liaison to Westview Community/
Started Westview Community Garden, Atlanta, GA.

2006-2009    Habitat for Humanity,
Volunteer, Atlanta, GA.

2007-2009    Raising Expectations,
Volunteer/ Mentor at Kennedy Middle School, Atlanta, GA.

2008-2009    Brain Tumor Foundation for Children,
Volunteer, Atlanta, GA.

2008    Obama Campaign for Change,
Volunteer/ Canvased in SC, GA, and OH.

2007    Saint Pyon Church Benefit Dinners,
Volunteer, Atlanta, GA.

2006    Joey Mason Campaign for Sandy Springs City Council,
Volunteer, Atlanta, GA.