Born Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Currently Westchester, New York
2021 – #RestART, Village of Scarsdale, Scarsdale - NY
2021 – Together apART, ArtWestchester, White Plains - NY
2020 – Hindisight is 2020, Scarsdale Public Library, NY
2020 – #Resiliart, Village of Scarsdale, Scarsdale - NY
2020 – “Woman, an Infinite Wor/ld”, SK Art Gallery, NY
2019 – Visions of Awarness, Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, NY
2019 – The Chair Show, Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY
2019 – Sculpture in the Garden, Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY
2018 - Violated Bodies - Manhattanville College
2018 - Fire In The Belly - The Burnette Gallery, Woodstock, NY
2018 - InVisible, AiBo Gallery, NY
2018 - Collaborative Concepts 2D, Hudson Beach Gallery - Beacon - NY
2018 - Katonah Museum of Art, SIGNAL - Katonah - NY
2018- Convergences, at Jeanette J. Phillips Health Center, Peekskill, NY
2018 - Order/Disorder Katonah Museum - KMAA - Fine Arts Gallery of Westchester College - NY
2018 - Violated Bodies at The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice- NY
2018 - Violated Bodies at Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at Suny Old Westbury Long Island
2017- The Secret - 102nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition New Rochelle Art Association
2017 - Paper Plane in a Cage- The Saunders Farm Project 2017
2017- The Art of the Garden Exhibition -The Lazarus Gallery United Hebrew of New Rochelle ;
2017 – Xanadu: Land of Enchantment, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY, March 22nd
2017 - Art Takes Manhattan at Caelum Gallery, February 28th, NY
2017 - Art Changes Things at Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, NY-February 19th
2017 -The Right to be Human at Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece, January 14th.
2016 -"Social Justice: It Happens to One, It Happens to All” Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, Morago, CA, September 18th - December 11th, 2016
2016 - "COLOR-FUL" in the Mooney Center Gallery at College of New Rochelle
2015 - "The Untitled" in the Mooney Center Gallery at College of New Rochelle,
2015 - "PSYCHE", Tucson Contemporary Women's Art Collective
2014 -“Wonders" - Shopping Dom Pedro - Campinas - Brazil
2013 – “Cantigas” – MuBE Museum –Sao Paulo, Brazil
2013 -"Artist Consider MDG's" - United Nation - UN, Commission on the Status of Women Conference,
2013 - HUSH at Germinate Exhibition - Boricua College, NY,
2013 - BURST Calgary - "Dark Dream" - MOCA Calgary, Alberta – Canada
2013 - Hush at SPP Galleries Philadelphia - WCA Philadelphia Chapter
2013 - "Undesired" at SCOPE Arts NY
2012 – PATHS – A Hebraica Gallery l, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2012 - Victor Brecheret Uma Obra Eterna – Novotel São Paulo , Brazil
2011 - SOFA Chicago, Oliver & Spig Gallery.
2011 - PARAHAUS Contemporary Exhibition, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2011 - SOFA Santa Fe, Oliver & Spig Gallery
2011 - “Casa Cor - Concept Store” Adriana Scartaris, Installation - São Paulo , Brazil.
2011 - “Casa Cor - Loft Ney Matogrosso" BOSSA Installation – São Paulo , Brazil.
2011 - Galeria UM OLHAR –Entrelinhas Exhibition – April – Niterói, Rio de Janeiro.
2010 – “CASA COR 2010 – Loft da Mulher Bem Resolvida” – Installation - São Paulo, Brazil.
2008 - Ceramic Collection - A mesa com Roberto Camasmie - April 2008 - São Paulo, Brazil.
2003 - Lavarello Gallery, July 2003 Gold Medal - Såo Paulo, Brazil.
2000 - Solo Exhibition - Cerâmica Arte e Transformação – A Arte dos Sultões, Sergio Caribe Gallery – Såo Paulo, Brazil.
2000 Prize Leão de Honra – Best of the Year in Ceramics.
1999 SOLO Exhibition Masterpieces de Boca Raton – Miami – USA.
1998 SOLO Exhibition at A Hebraica Gallery – Såo Paulo, Brazil.
2021 CCJFRJ – Inspirçoes sobre Projeto Cantigas – 15 Primavera dos Museus – Brasil, RJ
2020 Hindisight - Scarsdale Public Library - Scarsdale - NY
2018 SUNY Old Westbury - Violated Bodies, Long Island - NY
2018 Scarsdale Forum at Scarsdale Women’s Club, Scarsdale - NY
2018 National Art Honor Society at Scarsdale High School, Scarsdale - NY
2018 Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah – NY
2021 – The Scarsdale Inquirer - #RestART:The new installations from artist Simone Kestelman create an itinerary of art and hope
2018 Beacon Arts – Hudson Beach Gallery “Collaborative Concepts 2D”
2018 The Highlands Current – Art in the Field - #September
2018 The Catalyst – Violated Bodies Ne Languages for Justice and Humanity – #561
2018 The Scarsdale Inquirer – Scarsdale artist explores dark places in a new exhibit, volume 97, #35
2018 The Brooklyn Rail - Violated Bodies: New Language for Justice and Humanity
2018 FIT newsroom - Kyunghee Pyun Curates Major Exhibition at John Jay’s Shiva Gallery
2018 Glorinha Cohen – Kestleman Exhibition in NY – Feb 15
2017 The Scarsdale Inquirer, Kestelman helps plant a flower garden – volume - #
2017 FOX NEWS – The New York Art Week Show 2017
2017 Arte Fuse – A Chelsea Alternative during Armory Week: the New York Art week show 2107
2017 Hudson Valley 360, Collaborative Concepts Farm Project 2017
2017 WAG Magazine – Art as Activism
2016 The Scarsdale Inquirer - An Outdoor Art Gallery in Fox Meadow – by Joanne Wallenstein
2016 Gutfreund Cornett Art - Social Justice: It Happened to One, it Happens to All
2016 Westfair - New art, new life for a White Plains industrial zone - #April
2011 – Blue Royalty Necklace at Newark Museum – New York
Scarsdale Public Library - Scarsdale - NY
Scarsdale Public Library - Scarsdale - NY
FOCUS - 2018
Montefiore Wakefield Main Lobby - Bronx NY
IN and OUT - 2018
Montefiore - The University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Bronx - NY
Chase Park - Scarsdale 2017/2018
Paper Plane in a Cage
Sounders Farm 2017
Flowers for Life
Soroka Medical Center - 2018