Season 1 Kick-Off party, November 1st 2017.  Left to right: Fernanda Frangetto (Artist), Grazi Gadia (Artist), Flávia M. Pecego (Project Co-Founder), Maria Fulfaro (Project Co-Founder).

Season 1 Kick-Off party, November 1st 2017.
Left to right: Fernanda Frangetto (Artist), Grazi Gadia (Artist), Flávia M. Pecego (Project Co-Founder), Maria Fulfaro (Project Co-Founder).

The55mission:

The55project’s mission is to promote Brazilian visual artists and cultural projects in the United States through solo projects, collective exhibitions, public art projects and art talks, creating opportunities for a dialogue with local communities. 

Join us for Season 2 in October 2018-2019.


Learn about our founders:

Maria Fulfaro works as a Sales and Marketing Manager at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, one of the top 10 theaters in the world in ticket sales. She also manages marketing services at the Parker Playhouse and Aventura Arts & Cultural Center.

Maria is on the board of advisors for several organizations including as a director of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF), Member of Miami City Ballet committee and the International Brazilian Press Awards Committee.

"Anywhere, I will always have the Nation in my memory". In 2018, Maria was awarded by The Order of Rio Branco from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Brazil in Miami, which has the objective to distinguish meritorious service and civic virtues.


Flávia Macuco Pecego is the co-founder of The55project and Founder of Carré Art, an online platform that promotes and supports emerging Brazilian artists in the United States. She started her career working at a marketing agency, mainly involved with art projects sponsored by “Lei Rouanet." This law seeks support for large cultural projects in Brazil.

She has a Bachelor's Degree in Law and attended Sotheby’s Art Business and Art History Programs, in New York. Also, she is part of Committee of Programs for Brazilian Chamber of Commerce of Florida and the IWC - International Woman Committee of PAMM (Perez Art Museum Miami).

 
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