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 - Porto Read more...; 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: 2017 - Curador/Comissário convidado em representação de Portugal - DI CARTA/ PAPERMADE – 3ª edição – Bienal Internacional Papermade Art Work Exhibition – Schio – Italia; 2017 – Convidado da 6ª Bienal Internacional de Gravura de Guanlan 2017 – Orador no Fóum/Conferência - “ What is Printmaking?—Print-related Art” – Guanlan (Shenzhen) – China; 2017 – Convidado para a abertura da "Belt and Road International Printmaking Exchange Project"– Orador no Fóum/Conferência – Dunhuang – China e na Exposição na YAC Print Base - Tianjin (Pequim) – China; 2001-2017 - Curador/Director da Bienal Internacional de Gravura do Douro e fundador do Núcleo de Gravura de Alijó; 2001-2017 - Comissário geral e Júri da Bienal Internacional de Gravura do Douro desde a sua fundação em 2001; 2013-2017 - Curador/Director da GLOBAL PRINT – Exposição Internacional de Arte Gráfica; 2013 – Convidado da 17ª Bienal Internacional de Cerveira e Exposição Individual na Galeria Projeto – V. N. De Cerveira – Portugal; 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; 2013-2015-Curator/Director of the International Printmaking Exhibition – GLOBAL PRINT; 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