About

Experienced photographer since 1991. Photographed campaigns for main Advertising Agencies: Young&Rubicam, McCann Erickson, BBDO, Leo Burnett, J.Walter Thomson, Publicis, Partners. NGOs: AMI, UNICEF, CISV, AMCV, Red Cross Portugal. Photographed for Newspapers: Públido, Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhã, O Independente; and Magazines: GQ, Volta ao Mundo, Fugas, Casa & Decoração, Máxima Interiores, ELO, LER. Work experience in Portugal, United Kingdom, United States, Brazil, Honduras, Angola and Morocco. BA Honours in Photography, Film and Imaging – Napier University, Scotland. Managed campaigns and projects to raise awareness on different social issues. Organised workshops for marginalized youth with UNICEF and CISV. Lecturer and tutor at IADE Creative University, Lisbon. Photography Course Leader at St Julian’s School, Portugal. Photography Tutor at Light House, Lisbon. Photography Tutor at Escola Património de Sintra, Portugal Artist presented in Portugal, Spain, Paris, Italy, Vienna, Flanders, Brazil – São Paulo and US: NY, Brooklyn and Miami. Private Collections in Portugal, US, Mozambique, Italy, Spain, Vienna – Austria and Flanders.

10 books published:

  • Vanguard Visionaries NYC (sold online at artbook.com and amazon.com, and via private distribution to museums: the Serpentine Gallery London, The Tate
    Musuem, MOMA, LAMOCA, etc)
  • Heróis do Mar
  • Mulheres Portuguesas
  • International Masters of Photography
  • Casa Pastorinhos de Fátima
  • Solidão
  • Agenda Perpétua
  • ACEP
  • INATEL, 75 years
  • One Life – stories told through photography – Art Takes Miami

 

Permanent representation by Galery Thurnhofer – Vienna; Galeria Spazio Surreale” – São Paulo, Brazil and Rome; XArte La Principina Sicily, Italy

2016 – summer group exhibition at Kunstraum Popup 58 Ringstrassen Galerien – Vienna, Austria
2016 – solo exhibition “Portugal, uma terra de mar” – Milan, Italy
2016 – group exhibition “Paratíssima Lisboa 2016” – Lisbon, Portugal
2016 – group exhibition at Global Art Corporation, Flanders
2016 – group exhibition, Galery Thurnhofer – Vienna, Austria
2016 – group exhibition, “Galeria Spazio Surreale” – São Paulo, Brazil
2016 – group exhibition, Galery “Thurnhofer – der Kunstraum”- Vienna, Austria
2016 – group exhibition, Vittoria – Italy
2015 – group exhibition, Vittoria – Italy
2015 – Padua’s Art Fair – Italy
2015 – art expo NYC, presented by ArtPlatform NYC – Visionary Artists
2015 – art BASEL Miami, presented by ArtPlatform NYC – Visionary Artists
2015 – group exhibition “Heroes of the sea”, Galery “Thurnhofer – der Kunstraum” – Vienna, Austria
2015 – group exhibition at San Vicenzo Ferreri, Sicily – Italy
2015 – group exhibition at Castroreale – Italy
2015 – group exhibition “Portraits” at “A Pequena Galeria” – Portugal
2015 – group exhibition at Galeria Traço – Portugal
2014 – group exhibition in Times Square, NY
2014 – solo exhibition “Heroes of the sea” – Casino Figueira, Portugal
2014 – group exhibition at Galeria Traço, Portugal
2014 – group exhibition at “A Pequena Galeria”, Portugal
2013 – group exhibition “Of Love and Hate” – New York, US
2013 – solo exhibition “Mulheres Portuguesas” at Galeria Biblioteca Municipal Ovar, Portugal
2013 – solo display “Breast Cancer – Live to Tell” at Culturgest, sponsored by Caixa Geral de Depósitos
(Main Porguese Bank), Portugal
2012 – group exhibition “Art Takes Miami” – Miami, US
2012 – solo exhibition “Mon Oncle”, Cáceres – Spain
2011 – group display at “Feira do Livro Algarve”
2010 to 14 – Solo touring exhibition “Mulheres Portuguesas” (3 months participation in television program
“Mundo das Mulheres”; press conferences and speeches)
2010 – group exhibition Modern and Contemporary Art at “Palácio do Correio Velho”, Portugal
2009 – group exhibition “Prix de la Photo”, Paris
2009 – solo exhibition “Vai onde os teus passos te levarem” at Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2009 – solo exhibition “Zaon bistari bistari” at Lisbon City Hall – Library Orlando Ribeiro
2008 – solo exhibition “Himalayas” at Galeria Biblioteca Municipal Lisboa, Portugal
2008 – solo exhibition “Cheirar o Incenso” at Galeria Santa Clara, Portugal
2008 – solo exhibition “Vai onde os teus passos te levarem” at Galeria Chapito, Portugal
2007 – group exhibition “100 years of Photography” at Galeria IF, Portugal
2006 – solo exhibition “Memoirs” at Museu da Imagem, Portugal
2006 – group exhibition at Portuguese Centre of Photography – CPF
2006 – solo exhibition “Acrílicos” at Livraria Almedina, Portugal
2005 – group exhibition at Portuguese Centre of Photography – CPF, New Talents
2005 – solo exhibition “Body Talks” at Museu Vila do Conde, Portugal
2005 – solo exhibition “Este é o galardám que meu amores me deram”, Quinta das Lágrimas, Portugal
2005 – solo exhibition “Este é o galardám que meu amores me deram”, Torres Vedras Town Hall – Municipal Library, Portugal
2004 – solo exhibition “Falas de Corpo” at gallery “Mercês 90”, Portugal – Portugal
2001 – group exhibition at “Bienal Vila Franca de Xira”, Portugal
2000 – group exhibition at English Speaking Union, Edinburgh, UK
1999 – group exhibition “Napier University”, Edinburgh, UK
1998 – group exhibition “Napier University”, Edinburgh, UK
1993 – group exhibition at “Forum Picoas”, Portugal
1991 to 1994 – group exhibitions at “Tourism Bureau Costa do Sol”, Portugal

 

AWARDS

AWARDS

Silver Medal, Px3 Paris, 2015
International Prize Michelangelo – Artists at the Jubilee, Rome – Italy 2015 Prize Castroreale, Italy 2015 Botticelli Prize, Florence – Italy 2015 Invited artist, group exhibition in Times Square, NY 2014 Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art, US 2014 UPI – Of Love and Hate, NY 2013
1001 Artists, Miami 2012
Important Artists of the World, NY 2012
International Master of Photography, NY 2012 Important Artist – Art Takes Miami, Miami 2012
United Photo Industries, 2011 and 2012
PX3, Prix de la Photo, Paris 2009, categories: Portraiture and Free Style
AGFA, 1991
DN Jovem, 1989 and 1990
Kodak, 1989
AGFA, 1988
Estoril Tourism Bureau Photo Competition: 1st and 2nd prizes – from 1987 to 1990