1917 Maria Genoveva Brandt is born in Caracas.
1927 At ten she writes poems in school copybooks and illustrates them with great ability.
1932 Federico Brandt her father dies at 54 on the July 25th.
1936-37 Travels to Chile.
1939-43 Studies at the School of Plastic and Applied Arts of Caracas. Directed by Antonio Edmundo Monsanto.
1940 Protests against the teaching methods of the Art School with Alejandro Otero, Carlos Cruz Diez, Virgilio Trompiz, Pascual Navarro, Mateo Manaure y Reina Herrera. Eventualy has to sign a document to keep the discipline and accept the plan of study.
1941 Participates with the work Calas oil on Canvas as a student in the II Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas. Receives an Honor Mention Award.
1942 Participates with the work Flores, oil on Canvas in the III Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas. Receives an Honor Mention Award.
1943 IV Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show. at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas with the work Flores, Paisaje de San Bernardino, Traje Negro y la Cartera oil on canvas. Meets Manuel Villanueva the writer and marries him. Travels to Lima Peru where he is Director of the Press Office of the Venezuelan Embassy in Peru. Illustrates the book of poems Canto en la Guerra by Manuel Villanueva published this year.
1944 V Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas with three Oils Flores Cabeza and Naturaleza Muerta. Meets the Peruvian Artist Fernando de Szyzslo. Mariadela her first Child is born in Lima.
1945 Returns to Caracas. VI Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show. at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas with three Oils Paisaje Peruano Flores y Patio.
1946 Travels to Italy and settles in Rome with her family. Her husband became the first secretary to the Venezuelan Embassy in Rome. Becomes friend of Ana Salvatore an Italian artist who participated in shows of Italian realistic art and influence Mary’s work of the time. VII Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas. with four Oils Gallos ,Rosas and two portraits.
1947 First Individual Show at the Currazzi Gallery in Rome. Her son Federico is born in Rome.
1949 Visits the show of Kasmir Malevich in Rome and gets very interested in Abstraction.
1950 Returns to Venezuela. Family group show with her father Federico Brandt and sister Julia at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas.
1951 Travels to Geneva. Switzerland. XII Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas. with three Oils. Naturaleza Muerta, Composicion y Naturaleza Muerta. Gets the Jose Loreto Arismendi Award.
1952 Returns to Venezuela. Lives in Caracas and travels on short trips to Europe.
1953 XIV Official Annual Venezuelan Art Show at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas. With three Oils Composiciones.
1954 Her daughter Ana Isabel, (Ani Villanueva) is born in Caracas.
1957 Individual Show at the Sala Mendoza in Caracas 17 paintings titled Composicion and 9 drawings of animals. She kept her figurative expression in her drawings parallel to her research and transformation in her paintings. Her son Carlos Manuel is born in Caracas.
1958 First Christmas Art Fair in the Museum of Fine Arts MBA Caracas. Small and Valuable Formats in Venezuelan Art show at the Sala Mendoza Caracas.
1960 Living Spaces Show Palacio Municipal Maracaibo. First informalist show in Venezuela. 1960 Experimental Show. Sala Mendoza Caracas.
1961 Venezuelan Painting 1661-1961. Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas.
1962 Learns pottery at Maria Luisa Tovar’s workshop in Caracas.
1963 Individual Show of 26 numbered and untitled paintings. Museum of Fine Arts. MBA Caracas.
1963-64 Studies Engraving on Metal at Elisa Elvira Zuloaga’s workshop.
1965 Teaches painting in her studio Miguel Otero Silva’s collection show. At the Fine Arts Museum. MBA Caracas the two paintings of hers were donated to the National Gallery Collection GAN and to the Museum of Anzoategui.
1966 One of her paintings becomes part of the collection of The Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam. Holland.
1967 Individual show of 33 drawings at the Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas. Hedendaagse Graftishe Kunst in Venezuela group show in the Venezuelan Embassy in Holland.
1968 Venezuelan Engraving Annual Show. Sala Mendoza Caracas.
1970 Collaborates and participates in Diego Barbosa’s Performance 30 girls in nets. Trafalgar Square London.
1971Individual show Mary Brandt Drawings to Read. Estudio Actual Gallery Caracas.Moves to Amsterdam Holland with her husband and family.
1972 Individual Show Objetos Inutiles/Useless Objects 30 paintings made between 1970/72 Sala Mendoza Caracas.
Group Show Venezuelan Abstract Art .Midland Group Gallery. Nottingham England.
1973 Moves to Budapest Hungary with her husband and family.
1975 Individual Show 46 drawings .Sala Mendoza. Caracas. Group Show The Venezuelan Women in Art organized by United Nations and the Central Bank of Venezuela. Central Bank Gallery . Caracas.
1976 Returns from Hungary and lives in Caracas. Co- Founder of the TAGA. Workshop of Associated Graphic Artists in Caracas.
1977 Group Show Drawings and Watercolours. Sala Mendoza Caracas.Individual Show Telas Rabiosas/Angry Canvases . 30 Paintings . Sala Mendoza Caracas.
1978 Group Show Bolivar Nueva Imagen. National Museum of Bogota. Colombia.
1979 Teaches Drawing and Composition at Neuman Institute of Design. Caracas.
1981 Invited to the First National Biennial of Visual Arts. Fine Arts Museum MBA Caracas
1982 Individual Show Ventanas al Tiempo/ Windows to Time .Sala Mendoza. Caracas. Collaborates in her daughter’s(Ani Villanueva) performance Cuadro Movil/ Mobile Painting. Sala Mendoza Caracas.
1984 Individual Show Mary Brandt 1984 Paintings and Drawings. Contemporay Art Museum . MACSI Caracas.
1985 Dies in Caracas on December 16th at 68.
1990 An edition of engravings is printed at the Taga under the supervision of Luisa Palacios. Individual Show Drawings and Paintings of Mary Brandt. Sala Mendoza Caracas.
1995 Individual Show Mary Brandt Pinturas Dibujos y Grabados. National Gallery. GAN Caracas.
2000 Group Show Los Brandt. Galeria de la Fundacion Banco Provincial Caracas
2005 Group Show El Informalismo. Galeria 8.000 Caracas
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