Paula Gabriela do Prado
Born 1979, Montevideo, Uruguay. Arrived Australia 1986. 
Lives and works in Sydney
2010-2012 Master of Fine Arts by Research candidate, COFA (current)
2005-2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours Class I) Textiles, COFA

Currently lectures School of Design Studies (Textiles) COFA Sydney
2010 Where Yah From?, Gallerysmith, Melbourne
2009 It’s a (bloody) good time to be Black,  Gallerysmith, Melbourne
2008 Textiles, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2011 Postcards and Letters Beyond Text Conference Exhibition, Brighton, UK 
Play, Textile Arts Centre Brooklyn, New York 
IV International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art, Mexico 
Selected for the 2011 Tamworth Textile Triennial 
                Cross Art Projects, Adiafa/Diyafa: Gifts of Exchange
2010 330 Group show, Gallerysmith, Melbourne
Live Red Art Awards, Marrickville Community Centre, Sydney
2009  COFA Annual, Graduate show, Sydney
Landscapes: A Journey Home in textiles, Kudos Gallery, Sydney
Kudos Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney
Half Way House, COFAspace, Sydney
Linden Postcard Show, Melbourne
Starving Artist, Carriageworks, Sydney
2008  Re-birth, Gallerysmith, Melbourne
SmARTarts Space,  Pine St Gallery, Chippendale, Sydney
2007  COFA Annual Graduate show, Sydney
Dissonance, Kudos Gallery, Sydney
2010-2012 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarship recipient 
2009 TAFTA (The Australian Forum for Textile Arts Ltd) Workshop Award
2009 Kudos Award, Shortlisted, Kudos Gallery
Textile Fibre Forum, No.97, February 2010 issue, p.24
Where Yah From ? 2009  Self-published 20 page, soft cover artist book in colour ISBN: [978-0-646-52078-0]
Carsley, G (ed), Half Way House, Vol II 2009 : An Honours reader at the halfway mark, compiled by Gary Carsley and Andrew Frost, p.9-10, ISBN: [978-0-9805218-2-5]
Thread Alert, Art & Events, Vogue Living, March/April 2009, p.65-66
Tharunka, UNSW Student Voice, Issue 04, Edition 54, p. 19
Xodó (2008), Visual narrative based on the concept of the Mulatta. Self published, 20 page soft cover artist book in colour. 
Face to Face (2007-2008) , Collection of self-portraits.  Self-published 40 page, soft cover artist book in colour.
Writing from the margin: Letters of Resistance presented at the Picture This: Postcards and Letters Beyond text conference at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK. 25-26 March 2011.
Private collections Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Tasmania.

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