GOAL 5 – GENDER EQUALITY
"Being HUMAN is over any gender classification. Social structures should not determine the fate of a person. Love and respect are beyond any paradigm. Art contributes to gender equality." - Katia Velo
Katia Godoi Velo
Place of Birth:
São Paulo/SP – Brasil
Lives and works in São José dos Pinhais/PR – Brasil
Art teacher, columnist and cultural consultant, plastic artist, essayist and photographer. Specialist in Modern and Contemporary Art History from the EMBAP / PR; Bachelor of Literature from Faculdade Anhembi / Morumbi SP, also studied Postgraduate Courses at USP / SP. She is the director of communications of APAP / PR. Katia was Municipal Manager of the Plastic Arts Division of São José dos Pinhais / PR. Creator and conceiver of the #doeumaflor Project (4th Edition). She participated in the Contemporary Art group CACEV and was jury of the Salões de Arte. She displayed individually and collectively in Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Austria, United States, Spain, France and Poland. She has participated in books of art, tribute exhibitions and awards, among them: XXVIII Mostra Cascavelense de Artes Visuais– Cascavel/PR, XXXII Salão de Arte de Franca–Franca/SP. She writes cultural columns for the newspaper Jornal Folha da Mulher SJP/PR and www.katiavelo.com.br.