Marcia Thompson


Marcia Thompson is a Brazilian artist based in London. She studied at Parque Lage School of Arts in Rio de Janeiro from 1985 to 1989. Marcia Thompson has exhibited at Art in General in New York; Kunstraum Potsdam, Galerie Eigenheim and Erfurt Kunsthaus in Germany; Lund Konsthall in Sweden; Aarhus Kunstbygning in Denmark; EWHA University Gallery Seoul in South Korea; Terra Arte Gallery, One Paved Court Gallery, Sala Brasil, London Biennale and Gallery 32 in England; and Joel Edelstein Gallery, Casa Triângulo, Museu da FAAP, Paço Imperial, Parque Lage, Centro Cultural São Paulo, Nara Roesler Gallery, Galeria Aymoré, Mercedes Viegas Gallery and Janaína Torres Gallery in Brazil amongst other places.

Marcia Thompson was represented by Casa Triângulo Gallery in São Paulo (1993/99), Joel Edelstein Gallery in Rio de Janeiro (1994/96), Janaína Torres Gallery in São Paulo (2017/20) and Mercedes Viegas Gallery in Rio de Janeiro (2004 to date).

Her works are part of various collections: Reina Sofia Museum (Spain), Gilberto Chateaubriand (Brazil), Patrícia Phelps de Cisneros (Venezuela), ESCALA/UECLAA (Essex Collection of Art from Latin America/England) and Brazilian Embassy in London (England). She has received the Unesco Prize in the Salão Carioca de Arte in 1989, the first prize of the Visual Arts Awards in London in 2015 and Focus Brazil/UK Prize in 2019. Marcia Thompson was a PIPA prize nominee in 2018.