F.R.S

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1980
Ba in Lisbon • Portugal (Fine Arts Academy).

1981
Studied at Studio Art Centers International.
Florence (Italy).

1984
Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking.
Pratt Institute • NY • (USA)

1999 - Present
Professor at Universidade de Évora (Portugal).

2005
Phd in Visual Arts at Universidade
de Évora (Portugal).
Theme: “Modern Mannerism”.

2006
Coordinator of Aias Meeting
(Association Independent
Art and Design Schools)

2008 
Visiting Scholar in the School
of the Visual Arts.
New York 2008

2016
Director of Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art at Studio International Art College -Florence (Italy).

2020
Professor Catedrático at Universidade de Évora (Portugal).

WRITTEN RESEARCH

Director of Art Magazine
ArteOpinião in the late 70ties.

Wrote about Art in Portuguese
Newspapers and Art Magazines
in the 80s.

Texts about Art
and Art History
printed in several books
and magazines.

“Observatório da Crítica de Arte”
in 2007.
A survey of Portuguese
Art Criticism” in 2006.

“Variações sobre o maneirismo”,
Parts I and II. 2008 - 2012

An article: “Nanotechnology
and my Painting”;
published in 2008
by the Journal Leonardo,
mit press.

Other recent texts at Repositório Digital
de Publicações Científicas – Universidade de Évora.

http://dspace.uevora.pt

Photograhs by:
Cintra&Castro Caldas, Abílio Leitão, Megaestúdio, Bill Orcut, Valter Vinagre, Francisco Vidinha, Rui Salta, Jorge Coelho and others.

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