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Vovó Santinha

Artist(s):
Cat Ferraz, Vovó Santinha

Project Description

Vovó Santinha is a portrait of the artist’s Brazilian grandmother, whom the she would often think of on her commute. The artist would take mental snapshots of passing views as she recollected how vovó ironed her blanket before tucking her in, walked with her to pick wildflowers and treated her to sugar on her pacifier.

Cat Ferraz,  Vovó Santinha

Cat Ferraz, Vovó Santinha

About the Artist

Cat Ferraz was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Ferraz received a BFA in illustration and painting from Parsons School of Design. She has exhibited paintings in New York, Austin and Los Angeles and completed international mural commissions.