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Sofia Aguiar

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Birth year

Lives in
Lisbon / Tangier

Works in
Lisbon / Tangier


Representing galleries
Alecrim 50 (Lisbon) Appartement 22 (Rabat)





Lives and works in Lisbon (Portugal) and Tangier (Morocco).

+351 91 768 48 11


Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Ar.Co., Lisbon. 

Painting Complete Studies, Ar.Co, Lisbon

Photojournalism Studies at CENJOR, Lisbon

Former journalist for several publications with text and image.

Didactic Group Analysis

Social Work degree, Instituto Superior de Serviço Social, Lisbon.



Ailleurs, Chapelle des Cordeliers, Parthenay, France

Imago Mundi, CAC Malaga, Spain


Rif Post-Residencies/Expeditions, L'appartement22, Rabat, Morocco

Art and science in the Museum, Natural History Museum, Lisbon, Portugal

I Like Insects / Insects Like Me, Contemporary Art Museum of Ouidah, Ouidah, Benin

 Yakoutsk Biennale, H2O, National Art Museum of Sakha Republic , Yakoutsk, Siberia, Russia

 Animula /Alminha, Fundação PT, Lisbon, Portugal

 Animula /Alminha, Museu Nogueira da Silva, Braga, Portugal


Le Festin, La Non-Maison, Aix-en-Provence, France

Rosa de Pau, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal


Benin Biennale, Cotonou, Benin

Memórias Tangerinas, Loulé, Portugal

Birds Never Die in Mid-flight, Lisbon, Portugal

Vitrina, Culturfest, Dublin, Ireland


Working for change, Appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco

AAA – Château d’If – Lisboa, Portugal

OAA – Château de Servières, - Marseille, France

Bhering -Open Studio, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Instantanés, Centro Cultural São Lourenço, Almancil, Portugal.

54th Venice Biennale, Natura in Fieri, Working for Changeproject for the Moroccan Pavilion, Venice, Italy.

A Corte do Norte, Plataforma Revólver, Transboavista | VPF | Art Building, Lisbon, Portugal. 


Flowers, Animals, Urbans, Machines, L'Appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco.

Arte Lisboa, Contemporary Art Fair, Alecrim 50 Gallery, Lisbon Congress Center, Portugal.

Sentences on the banks and other activities - Exhibition project curated by Abdellah Karroum, Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan.

AAA 2010 _ Abertura de Ateliers de Artistas, Lisbon, Portugal.

Summer @ my place, Alecrim50 Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.

OTHERS A proposal for articulating works and places (part 2), - Le Biennali D´Arte di Marrakech Istanbul Atene a Palermo e Catania, curated by Abdellah Karroum, Palazzo Riso, Palermo, Italy.


Arte Lisboa, Contemporary Art Fair, Alecrim 50 Gallery, FIL, Lisbon, Portugal.

3rd Marrakech Biennale, I like insects/Insects like me, painting installation, A proposal for articulating works and places, Marrakech, Morocco.

Pension Palace, Tangier, Morocco.

The Minzah Collections, Alecrim 50 Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal. 

The Minzah Collections, El Minzah , Tangier, Morocco.


Uma Viagem, um destino, MCO Contemporary Art, Oporto, Portugal.

Artiste, Fame D'Artiste, installation - drawing, painting, photography, impressions and text, Finalists and Awarded Scholarships Ar.Co., Tranquilidade Space, Lisbon, Portugal.

My Head is Full of Food, prints in photographic paper, Karin Sanders's students presentation, Lisbon.

SAFA Tangier, fabrics, PLUM - Atelier, Lisbon, Portugal.


Period Room, painting and installation, Alecrim 50 Gallery ,Lisbon, Portugal.

Landscapes, Chez Regis, Tangier, Morocco.


As Idades de Lala Dundas Von DamischensztejnColares Gallery, Colares, Portugal.

Is It After five O'Clock? Colares Gallery, Colares, Portugal.

Paintings, Portas de Santo Antão, Lisbon, Portugal.

Summer Exhibition,  Ar.Co, , Almada, Portugal.


Monotipias e Gravuras, Antónia Correia, Lisbon, Portugal.

Dogs 2, Arts in Marrakech, Galerie Youraziz, Marrakech, Morocco.

Dogs 1, Artist Residence, Villa Leon L'Africain, Tangier, Morocco.

Open .House 2, Eric's, Tangier, Morocco.

Open House 1, Themudo Barata, Monte Estoril, Portugal.

Prints, Inside Hall, Lisbon, Portugal.


Cães, Ar.Co., Lisbon, Portugal.


Contemporary Art Museum of Ouidah (Fondation Zinsou), Ouidah, Benin

Bennetton Foundation, Italy

MAC Málaga, Spain

National Art Museum of Sakha Republic , Yakoutsk, Siberia, Russia

L'appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco.

Ernst & Young Contemporary Art Collection, London, United Kingdom.

Fabrizzio Bizarri & Alessandra Lippini, Marrakech, Morocco.

Private Collections: Belgium, France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, United Kingdom, USA.


A Proposal for Articulating Works and Places, by Abdellah Karroum; Editions Hors’champs

Diptyk - Art Magazine, Nov.2012

Jornal EXPRESSO, Revista Unica, “A minha obra tem a minha casa lá dentro”, pag 32 to 34, 26/11/2011

THE WORLD OF INTERIORS, "Phantom of the Sphinx”, June 2011

African Colours - Guide To Contemporary African Art, 2010, February’s edition

ELLE DECO italia, January / February 2010, " Itinerario Tangeri", pag.102 to 114 

pag. 116 to 125

Giornale di Sicilia, pag. 38 - Cronica di Palermo. (27/08/2010)

La Repubblica-“Palermo Marrakesh – Un ponte sul Mediterraneo con lo sguardo degli artisti”, Oct. 2010

NAFAS - Art Magazine, 3rd Arts in Marrakech Biennial, 2009, December´s Edition.

Arte y Parte, Un Viage, Un Destino, C.C., August 2008,  Issue 76, p138




Recent Exhibits

Sofia Aguiar participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2014 Animula / Alminha 2
Museu Nogueira da Silva, Braga, Portugal
Feb, 2014 Animula / Alminha
Fundação PT
Exhibited at these venues
Sofia Aguiar has Exhibited at these venues:

Museu Nogueira da Silva, Braga, Portugal Fundação PT
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