André Silva

 

His pictorial work explores areas of contact between painting, drawing and installation. One some occasions the works actually appropriating the three-dimensional space and establish a dialogue with the architecture.

 

Born in Venezuela 1980.

EDUCATION

Visual Arts Degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Oporto

Fellow of the Socrates/ Erasmus for the Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad del Pais Vasco

Specialization Course in Artistic Interventions in Public Spaces and the Production of Site Specific Works (Lusophone University)

Co-founder of the project Colector.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018  

Entre o espaço e o poder, apanha-me se puderes, Cadaval Palace Gallery, Évora, PT

2011

Claudicant, Sput&Nik The Window,Porto, Portugal

In nowhere, Gallery ACERT, Tondela, Portugal

2010

In nowhere, Gallery Arthobler-Porto, Portugal

In nowhere, Gallery Arthobler-Lisbon, Portugal

2009

Virtus, Library Municipality of Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal (cat)

2006

Dromos, Gallery 24b, Oeiras, Portugal

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

Participated in more than 40 collective exhibitions.

Arte Lisboa (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010), PT

Arco Madrid (2007), ES

03 Volta Show Basel (2007), CH

Munich Contempo (2010, 2011), DE

DE BLOOOM Cologne (2011), DE

 

Awards

2017

Selected for PEAC 2017 Portuguese Emerging Art Catalog (cat)

2009

Finalist of Fidelidade Mundial Jovens Pintores 2009, at Chiado 8, curator Miguel Wandschneider, Lisboa PT (cat)

2001

Young Artists'01, Municipal Library of Santa Maria da Feira, won the prize in the category installation and an Honorable Mention for his painting work, PT (cat)

 

Collections

Foundation PLMJ, Lisbon, PT

Collection Luiz Augusto Teixeira de Freitas – Coleção de Desenhos da Madeira, PT

Colecção Marin.Gaspar, PT

Cac Málaga, ES

Luciano Benetton Collection, IT

Private collections in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, England and Luxembourg