Born in Alijó (Portugal), 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; 2003-Traditional Japan Read more...ese 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: 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; Solo / Collective Exhibitions: 21 solo exhibitions and participated in over one hundred collective exhibitions in Portugal and abroad.
Skills: xilography installation digital print
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