Luís Almeida (b. 1985, Lisbon) is a visual artist working mainly on drawing and painting. He graduated in Fine Arts at Ar.Co school in Lisbon (2008-2013). 
He started exhibiting regularly since 2016.

He was Top Ten Winner of the FID prize in 2017 and was selected for the 66th edition of Jeune Création (Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris) in 2016.
He was also shortlisted for Novembre à Vitry prize in 2018 and selected for the Portuguese Emerging Artist Catalogue (2017).

Recently, he's among the artists selected for the Viewing Program 20/21, Drawing Center NY, 2021.

 

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Contact:
Luisresendealmeida@outlook.com

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Born in 1985 in Lisbon, Portugal

 

Lives in Lisbon

EDUCATION

2008 - 2013 Basic and advanced course of fine arts, Ar.Co, Lisbon

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO & DUO

2017 Playing with fire, Gallery Alecrim 50, Lisbon

2017 Não, obrigada, w/ Run JiangEspaço AZ, Lisbon

2017 Marriage, w/ Run Jiang, Centro Cultural Emmerico Nunes, Sines

2016 Santa Fé, Espace Pilote, Paris

2016 O paraíso não é por aí, Gallery Alecrim 50, Lisbon

COLLECTIVE

2021 Whose masks, Centro Cultural Quinta Magnólia, Funchal

2020 Sororité, Espace Cabane Georgina, Marseille.

2019 Novembre à Vitry, Galerie Municipale Jean-Collet, Vitry-Sur-Seine

2019 Orto di incendio, National Museum of contemporary art (MNAC), Lisbon

2019 Orto di incendio, Istituto Centrale Per La Gráfica, Rome

2018 Ce qu'il contient, Galeria Alecrim 50, Lisbon

2018 Illusion, Galerie DYS Brussels 

2017 Ponderosa Alecrim 50 gallery, Lisbon

2017 Escalas desejantes, the Museum of natural history, Lisbon

2016 66th edition of Jeune Création, Thaddaeus Ropac gallery, Pantin, Paris 

2016 Sommaire, Studio de création graphique Pilote, Paris 

2016 Campanha, Casa- Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbon

2016 Escola de línguas, Ateliers Sá da Costa, Lisbon

2016 Acervo, Gallery Alecrim 50, Lisbon

2015 Vaga luz, Casa- Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbon

2015  Project Mupi, exhibition on the public space, Lisbon

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS / PROGRAMS

2021 Viewing Program 20/21, Drawing Center, New York

2019 Scholarship of engraving at Istituto Centrale Per La Gráfica, Rome

2019 Selected for the Novembre à Vitry prize, Vitry-sur-Seine

2017 Top Ten Winner of the FID prize 

2016 Selected for the 66th edition of Jeune Création

 

PUBLICATIONS

2021 Whose masks, exhibition catalogue

2019 Novembre à Vitry, prix international de peinture de Vitry-sur-Seine

2017 Portuguese Emerging Art catalogue

2017 Digital Catalogue of FID prize.

2016 Catalogue of the exhibition Santa Fé, editions Pilote

2016 66ème edition Jeune création

RESIDENCIES

2015 Residency at Mart, Lisbon

JURY

2018 Member of the Jury, 68th edition of Jeune Création

COLLECTIONS

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon.

Istituto Centrale per la Gráfica, Rome.

Instituto Camões

Tor Vergata University, Rome

Governo Regional da Madeira

Quinta Magnólia - Centro Cultural

Private collections in Portugal, France, USA, China and Germany.