Nuno Canelas


NUNO CANELAS (Portugal) Born in Alijó, on 19th January, 1968. TRAINING: 2007-2010-Master in Contemporary Art by the Portuguese Catholic University - School of the Arts - Porto; 2002-2004-Degree in Fine Arts - Painting by (ESAP) - Porto; 1997-1998-Professional Services for Arts Teaching (UTAD) - Vila Real; 1992-1995-Degree in Drawing by (ESAP) - Porto; TRAINING ACTIVITIES: 2008-Japanese Printmaking Workshop – Chine-Collé Technique - oriented by Mami Higuchi - 30th Aniv. Twinning of Porto / Nagasaki - Matrix Read more... - Porto; 2003-Traditional Japanese Woodcut Workshop - Ukyo-E (Master Hiroshi Maruyama) - Aicart - Porto; 2000-Printing Techniques with the printmaker Irene Ribeiro - Cooperative Árvore - Porto; 1998-Photography Workshop - UTAD Portuguese Institute of Photography - IPJ Vila Real; CULTURAL PROJECTS: 2019 - 8ª Fif Bilbao 2019 - Festival Internacional de Grabado Y Obra sobre Papel - Convidado - Palacio Euskalduna - BIlbao - Espanha; 2019 – Invited as Curator of the Portuguese representation for the Project “Mirror – Face to Face” – Italy and Portugal. 2 Exhibitions – Douro Museum – Régua (Portugal); Qu.Bi Gallery and UNESCO – Vicenza – Italy; 2018-19 - 1st Dafen International Oil Painting Biennale, Shenzhen - China 2018; 2018 – Invited and Honorary Prize for remarkable contribute in the graphic art in the World - 9th International Triennial Of Graphic Art Bitola - Macedonia, 2018; 2017 - Curator/Commissioner of Portugal representation - DI CARTA/ PAPERMADE – 3rd edition – International Printmaking Biennial - Papermade Art Work Exhibition – Schio – Italia; 2017 – Invited of the 6th Internacional Print Biennial of Guanlan and Forum/Conference - “ What is Printmaking?—Print-related Art” – Guanlan (Shenzhen) – China; 2017 – Invited for the "Belt and Road International Printmaking Exchange Project” and Fóum/Conference – Dunhuang – China and Exhibition - YAC Print Base - Tianjin (Pequim) – China; 2013-2017-Curator/Director of the International Printmaking Exhibition – GLOBAL PRINT; 2001-2016-Curator/Director of the International Printmaking Biennial of Douro and of the Printmaking Centre of Alijó; 2001-2016-general Commissioner and Jury of the International Printmaking Biennial Douro since its beginning; 2013 – Invited for the 17th International Biennial of Cerveira and Individual Exhibition – Gallery Project – V. N. De Cerveira – Portugal; 2008-2010-Various trips for research to several museums in New York (USA), Puerto Rico (USA), the Venice Biennale (Italy), Milan (Italy), Barcelona (Spain) Paris (France), London (England) and ArtBasel (Switzerland), to the Master's dissertation; 2008- Invited artist to a Conference on Print and Contemporary Art - Uri Gallery - San Juan - Puerto Rico; 2006-Commissioner by Portugal of the International Printmaking Biennial of Antwerp - Premium Frans Dille - Museum Plantin-Moretus - Antwerp - Belgium; 2000 - Commissioner of the VII Biennial, 1st International Printmaking Amadora; 1996 - 1998 Vice President of the Foundation House - Museum Mauricio Penha; 1995-2016-Professor of Visual Arts, Graphic Design and 3D Drawing; 1991/1993- Painting pottery Project with the artist Jaime Baptista in Gaia; SOLO / COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS: 21 solo exhibitions and participated in over one hundred collective exhibitions in Portugal and abroad.

Skills: xilography installation digital print