ABOUT THE ARTIST

Portuguese visual artist, lives and works in Brussels


Honors Degree in Fine Arts – Painting and Tapestry - Faculty of Fine Art of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Received a scholarship to participate in the program of Socrates/Erasmus at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels (2000). Moved to Brussels and kept studio and galleries in Lisbon. Was a resident artist of the Pianofabriek Cultural Center during the first year. Frequented at the same time the seminaries of the post-graduate of the academy of Fine Arts of Brussels. Received the official aggregation as a teacher of Fine Arts in 2005. Free student at the interuniversitary master in actual art of ULB, in 2006. Worked in the scenography ateliers of “La Monnaie” the Royal Opera House of Brussels, between 2000 and 2006. In 2007 she received a nomination for the Prémios Talento in Visual arts (prize organised by the Ministery of foreing affairs from Portugal). She teaches in an art school since 2006. Gives art workshops for children with the international organisation Mus-e.
Her artistic career is developed to collaborations with different galleries in Belgium, France, Portugal, Germany, Great Britain, Ukrania and USA.

Solo exhibitions

 

2018

Dédalo  - Galeria da Trindade - Porto (P)

Dédales - Melting Art Galery - Lille (F)

Terra - Duo exhibition with Ingrid Simons - Huub Hanen Gallery - Maastricht (NL)

 

2017

Sous tension, Galerie Martine Ehmer (B)

 

2016

Entre-Tecidos, Galeria da Trindade - Porto (P)

Entre-Tecidos Entre-Tecidos, Galeria da Biblioteca Municipal de Barcelos - Barcelos (P)

 

2015

Contaminations textiles, Galerie Martine Ehmer (B)

 

2014

FI l I, Huis Happaert – solo exibition - Anvers (B)

Décade - Group exhibition - Galerie Martne Ehmer - Bruxelles (B)

(In)tensão têxtil, Galeria da Trindade - solo exibition - Porto (P)

 

2013

Textiel (in)tensionGalerie Down to art - Gent (B)

 

2012

Unusual discoveries, Art Isotope Gallery, Dortmund (D)

Os fios de Penélope, Galeria da Trindade - Porto (P)

Le coeur cousu, Galerie Libre Cours - Bruxelles (B)

 

2011

De fil en souvenir,  Melting art gallery - Lille (F)

Texturised reality , Galerie Down to art - Gent (B)

 

2010

LINEART, Belgium Calling, Contemporary art fair - Gent (B)

Transgressions du fil 2, De oude barrier Galerij - Hasselt (B)

“Octember” - Painting and installation, Nuth,

 

2009

Transgressions du fil, Galerie Libre Cours - Bruxelles (B)

 

2008

Histoires de famille - Galeria Novo Século. Lisbonne (P)

 

2007

Marionettiste, Galerie Espace Blanche - Bruxelles (B)

Uma ausência preenchida, Galeria Novo Século - Lisbon (P)

 

2006

Une absence très peuplée, Ambassade du Portugal à Bruxelles (B)

 

2005

Um mapa para chegar aqui - Galeria do Indeg - Lisbonne (P)

Projet Tartare -  Théâtre de la Balsamine - Bruxelles (B)

 

2003

Archive II, Galerie Arte Konstante - Lisbonne (P)

 

2002

Archive - résidence au Centre culturel  De Pianofabriek, Bruxelles (B)

 

2001

Archive, Théâtre de la Place des Martyrs - Bruxelles (B)

Fossilizações, Galeria Gymnasio - Lisbonne (P)

 

1999

Tramas - Installation textile - Jardins du Palais National de Queluz, Lisbonne (P)

 

Selected Group exhibitions, Art Fairs, Institutions, Prizes

 

2018
Extension of Contextile 2018 at Edificio da Alfandega, in partenership with MODtissimo ant ATP - Textile and Clothing Association of Portugal and Selectiva Moda Association. Porto (P)
Scope Basel 2018 - Galeria Perve (CH)
JusxtLX -Lisboa contemporary art fair- Galeria Perve (P)
Art Karlsruhe, modern and contemporary art fair,Art Isotope Gallery, (D)
London Art Fair - Galeria Perve (UK)
Labyrinthe - Group exhibition curated by Mieille Lienard - Galerie Martine Ehmer (B)

 

2017
St-art - Contemporary art fair, Strasbourg, Galerie Martine Ehmer - France (F)
All at sea, group exhibition with C.A.P.S. (Ostende - July/ August) (B)
Contemporary art biennial of Mountados (Grèce -July/ August) (G)
Art Karlsruhe, modern and contemporary art fair,Art Isotope Gallery, (D)
Arte de Bolso (group exhibition) - Galeria sete- Coimbra (P)
MetaMoi II, Center for Theoretical Physics, Columbia University - New York (US)

 

2016
Entre-Tecidos, Galeria da Trindade - Porto (P)
Entre-Tecidos Entre-Tecidos, Galeria da Biblioteca Municipal de Barcelos - Barcelos (P)
MetaMoi I, Center for Theoretical Physics, Columbia University - New York (US)
AAF Brussels,  Galerie Martine Ehmer - Bruxelas (B)
Art Karlsruhe, modern and contemporary art fair, Art Isotope Gallery,(D)
«Carte de visite /ArtopenKunst» - Bruxelas , (B)
Textile contaminations -  Kleppart (Raüme fîr textile und kultur) (D)

 

2015
«Chic and Cheap» - contemporary art event - Liège (Belgium)
Art Karlsruhe - modern and contemporary art fair,Art Isotope Gallery,(D)
Art Up Contemporary art fair Lille, Galerie Martine Ehmer  (F)


2013
Art Gent - Contemporary art fair, Galerie Down to art - Gent (B)
ART-Spanner - C.A.R. Contemporary Art Ruhr - Essen (D)
(Spécial price - « technic and créativity »
St-art - Contemporary art fair, Strasbourg, Galerie Martine Ehmer - France (F)
Scythia 2013 - The sixth international exhibition on mini contemporary textile art - (Ukranie)
SLICK- contemporary art fair, Galerie Martine Ehmer - Bruxelles (B)
La nuit des femmes - Group exhibition. Centre Culturel de Schaerbeek - Bruxelles (B)
Truc Troc / Bozar - Bruxelles (B)

 

2012
St'art - Contemporary art fair, Strasbourg. France (F)
Art Gent - Contemporary art fair, Galerie Down to art - Gent (B)
C.A.R. Contemporary Art Ruhr - Essen (D)
Contextile, Contemporary Textile Art Triennial - Guimarães (P)
Puls’Art Le Mans (Manifestation international d’art contemporain) (F)
Trekvogels/ Oiseaux voyageurs, A collaborative story - Croxhapox, Gent (B)
Canvas /RTBF collectie - Bozar, Palais des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles - Bruxelles (B)
SLICK- contemporary art fair, Galerie Libre Cours - Bruxelles (B)

 

2011
Arte Lisboa (International Contemporary art fair), Galeria Trindade ) - Lisbonne (P)
LINEART Contemporary art , Galerie Down to art - Gent (B)

 

2010
 (NL)Trekvogels/ Oiseaux voyageurs - Installation et scénographie de l’exposition au Musée de la photographie à Charleroi et Fotomuseum, Provincie Antwerpen (B)
O amor é cego, Galeria Novo Século, Lisbonne (P)
Truc Troc / Bozar - Bruxelles (B)

 

2009
St-art - Contemporary art fair, Strasbourg. France (F)
Prix Hamesse - Hôtel de Ville de St. Gilles - Bruxelles (B)
SIAC de Carla-Bayle, Contemporary art fair - Toulouse, France
AAF Brussels, galerie 138 – Bruxelles (B)
Truc Troc / Bozar - Bruxelles (B)

 

2008
Os 5 magníficos -  Group exhibition in Galeria Novo Seculo, Lisbonne (P)
Regards de femme - Maison Pelgrims, Bruxelles (B)

 

2007
Nomination pour “Prémios Talento 2007”  dans la catégorie Arts Visuels (Prix organise par le Ministère des affaires étrangères du Portugal)

 

2004
Création du dispositif scénographique du spectacle «Gradiva» de Louise Vanneste et Delphine Bertrand.
Théâtre de la Vie, Bruxelles.

 

2002
Parcours d’artistes  de St. Gilles - Bruxelles (B)