Junia Flavia Affonseca

Junia Flavia Affonseca
Last Name: Affonseca
First Name: Junia Flavia
Country: United States
City: New York
Art Form: Drawing
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Biography

PAPERMAKER

Junia’s career in handmade paper-making began in São Paulo, in the
early 1980s, under the direction of Jorge Mendonza and Lourdes Cedran.
She continued her studies and research using various natural fibers
while attending workshops at the Museo della Carta e della Filigrana
in Fabriano, Italy; Museu Molí Paperer de Capellades in Spain;
Papierfabriek De Middleste Molen in Holanda; and Dieu Donnè Paper Mill
in New York.



Selected exhibitions

- Pinacoteca Brasileira – São Paulo, Brazil.

- Museu FAAP – São Paulo, Brazil.

- Museu Casa da Moeda – Quito, Equador.

- Centro de Cultura na Universidade de Minas Gerais – Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

- Feira da Industria do Papel, Centro de Convenções – Anhembi, Brazil.

- Prefeitura Municipal de Santana do Parnaiba, Brazil.

- Group show at the United Nations Secretariat Building in New York.

- Consulate General of Brazil in New York.

- Group show at the Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, New York.

- DeFibras, Atelier Jaime Prades in São Paulo, Brazil.

- Cheongju International Craft Biennale in South Korea.

- The Hungarian Multicultural Center Budapest Hungary.

- Gallery onetwentyeight, New York

- Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany




Junia’s handmade paperworks are in private collections in Argentina,
Italy, Spain, Australia, China, England, United States and Brazil.

She is a member of IAPMA, International Association of Hand
Papermakers and Paper Artists; Dieu Donnè Paper Mill in New York; and
founding member of ABRAPA, Associação Brasileira de Papel Artesanal

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Events

Fyer , Fyer!
Starts: Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Ends: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
Gershwin Hotel
7 East 27th Street
New York, United States
10016
SIREN Baroque kicks off its third season with Fyer, Fyer!, the first of four concerts exploring the ancient elements, in a special collaboration with the innovative baroque dancers Laura Careless and Marisol Cabrera. The program features blazingly passionate works by Morley, Monteverdi, Rebel, Scarlatti, and Handel, all of which use fire as a metaphor for nature’s wrath, spiritual zeal, lustful ardor, or the terrors of hell. With SIREN Baroque’s “impassioned performances” (Early Music America) accompanied by strikingly seductive choreography, it promises to be an evening to ignite the senses.
Phone: 212-545-8000