Rick Silva

Rick Silva (b. 1977, São Paulo , Brazil) is an artist whose recent videos, websites and images explore notions of landscape and wilderness in the 21st century. He received an MFA from The University of Colorado in 2007, and has since shown extensively nationally and internationally, with recent shows in the Denmark, Czech Republic, Brazil, China, Italy and Ireland. Silva’s art has been shown in festivals worldwide including Transmediale in Germany, Futuresonic in the U.K. and Sonar in Spain. His projects have been supported through grants and commissions from organizations such as Rhizome and The Whitney Museum of American Art. He frequently works with the experimental gallery spaces TRANSFER Gallery (NYC) and Ditch Projects (Springfield, OR). He lives in Eugene, OR where he is an Assistant Professor of Digital Arts at the University of Oregon.