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Copyright©2008 Iluá Hauck da Silva, All rights reserved.

Iluá Hauck da Silva

Born in Campinas, Brazil

Lives and works in London



Current: MA Christianity and the Arts          King's College London in association with the National Gallery, London

1998 - 2002 BA(Hons) Art History               Goldsmiths, University of London

Solo Exhibitions

2019|20   Pathos Ocularis - The Beautiful and The Curious, British Optical Association Museum, London.

2017       Display of Decadence and Duchampian Dystopias series, Upstairs at L'Escargot Members Club, London.

2016       Minotaurs of the Mind - The Second Coil, Brompton Cemetery Chapel, London.

2016       Special display of Flagellation I&II and Cilice, Augustijnenklooster, Ghent, Belgium.

2012       Minotaurs of the Mind, National Trust Sutton House, London.

2012       Special solo display of Veins of Vanity II in the Chapel of the National Trust Sutton House, London.

2011       Punhados de Possibilidades, Museu Padre Lima, Itatiba, Brazil.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019    The Death of Art, Vout-O-Reenee's Members Club, London.

2019    Mix|Match, Culture Factory Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland.

2019    Arrows of Desire - For the Love of Saint Sebastian, The Horse Hospital Gallery, London.

2018    Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York Art Gallery, York.

2018    Killers and Thrillers 50+ Artists from 200B.C.- Now, Kabinett Gallery, Boston, U.S.A.

2016    Revolution by Art Society Soho, The Black and White Building, London.

2016    Black and White by Art Society Soho, The Black and White Building, London.

2016    Emerald Winter Pride Exhibition, Islington Arts Factory, London.

2015    Passion For Freedom Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.

2015    Come to the Sabbath, Apiary Studios, London.

2014    Winter Pride Art Prize Finalists, Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London.

2014    Passion For Freedom Art Competition, Embassy Tea Gallery, London.

2014    Obsession: Love, Ritual, Collection, Embassy Tea Gallery, London.

2013    Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York St Mary's, York.

2012    Anniversaire du Cabaret Revoltarie, Casa das Rosas, São Paulo, Brazil.

2012    Illumini, Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

2012    Savill Garden Sculpture Exhibition, The Crown Estate, Windsor.

2012    Religionis Violenta, West Bank Gallery, London.

2012    Vanitas, National Trust Sutton House, London.

2011    11th Mostra Bambole de Artes, Museu Padre Lima, Itatiba,Brazil.

2010    To be or not to be: A False Dichotomy, Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

2009    9th Mostra Bambole de Artes Muse Padre Lima, Itatiba, Brazil.

Awards and Publications

2018    Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery, York. Longlisted.

2016    Emerald Winter Pride Art Awards, Islington Arts Factory, London. Runner-up.

2015    Passion For Freedom Art Competition, Mall Galleries, London. Shortlisted.

2015    The State of Art Sculpture & 3D #2, A. Laffan, C. Hodson and R. Laffan Bare Hill Publishing, London.

2014    Smirnoff Winter Pride Awards UK, Tobacco Dock, London. Shortlisted.

2014    Passion for Freedom Art Competition, Embassy Tea Gallery, London. Shortlisted.

2012    Aesthetica Art Prize, York St Mary's, York. Longlisted.


2019    Artist-in-Residence at British Optical Association Museum, London.


2017    Artist-in-Residence at Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, London.

2017    Artist-in-Residence at L'Escargot Members Club, London.

Public Art and Commissions

2010    Salomé, Hoxton, London.

2010    Art 'Decontemporary' Eagle, Eagle House, London.

2009    Be My Medici, Hoxton, London.


Press and Institutional Work

2017      Emanuel von Baeyer, Frieze Masters, London.

2015      Contributor, World Arts, London.

2014|20 Contributor, Artlyst, London.

2014      Art Correspondent, East London Radio, London.

2005      Volunteer (Education Department), Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

2005      Speaker at Religion, Art and War Symposium, Salon des Arts, London.

2004      Galeria Luisa Strina, Frieze Art Fair, London.

1999      Saatchi Gallery, Boundary Road, London.


2004    Advanced Glass Casting, Université du Verre, Sars-Poteries, France.

2003    Higher National Certificate in Glass Making, Westminster College, London.

2001    Glass Fusing Certificate, Central St Martins, London.



British Optical Association Museum and private collections globally.