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Maria Joao

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2004_cry_uncle_b
"Cry Uncle B" - At my solo Show this month CNAP - Lisbon, 2004 Acrilycs & Collage on Cotton Canvas 80x80cm © AICOA
2003_dictator
"The Dictator", 2003 Acrilycs, Spray, Charcoil on Canvas 130x485cm © AICOA
2004_myc_big
"My NYCity" - At my solo Show this month CNAP - Lisbon, 2004 60x180cm
2006_lebanon
"LebaNON" - At my solo Show this month CNAP - Lisbon, 2006 Acrilyc, Collage, Assemblage, Spray, Charcoil 130x160cm
2005_kyoto_no_thanks
"Kyoto, No Thanx, Am Full'o Shit!", 2005 Acrilyc, Collage 100x100cm
2006_aero_sol
"Aero Sol" - At Ward-Nasse Gallery (NYC), 2006 Acrylics 31x31inches
2006_art__drugs___rocknroll
"Art, Drugs & Rockn'Roll" - At Ward-Nasse Gallery (NYC), 2006 Acylics 31x31 Inches
2006_bomb_the_city
"Bomb da City" - At Ward-Nasse Gallery (NYC), 2006 Acrylics, Collage 31x31 Inches
2006_rr_a_tribute
"Robert Raushenberg, A Tribute" - At Ward-Nasse Gallery (NYC), 2006 Acrylics, Collage 31x31 Inches
2006_q_s_foda_o_estabelecimento
"Fuck Establishment" 3th Prize at CNAP Biennial - Portugal, 2006 Acrylics, Silkscreen, Spray 31x31 Inches
2006_tortured_souls_2
"Tortured Souls Don't Count...", 2006 Acrilycs, Charcoil and Collage on Canvas 147x114cm
2006_tortured_souls_detail
"Tortured Souls Don't Count..." detail, 2006 Acrilycs, Charcoil and Collage on Canvas 147x114cm
2006_censured_solitude
"Censored Solitude", 2006 Acrilycs, Charcoil and Collage on Canvas 147x114cm
2006_paulina_humeres
"Paulina Humeres, a Tribute", 2006 Acrylics on Cotton Canvas 147x114cm
2003_panos_1
"3 Rags", 2003 Acrylics, Rags Collage, Rags Prints, Sprays on Cotton Canvas 130x300
2003_panos_2_detail
"3 Rags" detail, 2003 Acrylics, Rags Collage, Rags Prints, Sprays on Cotton Canvas 130x300
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"Querida Frida, Herida", 2008 Acrylics, Charcoil, Sprays on Cotton Canvas 130x300
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Lisbon
Lives in
Lisbon
Works in
Lisbon
Representing galleries
NYC (USA) - CNAP, Lisbon (Portugal), Ward-Nasse Gallery
Tags
pop, mixed-media, modern, photography, abstract, figurative, gallery
Statement

Maria Joao
Born Lisbon, Portugal

Academic Degrees
Fine Arts at Parson School of Design - New York, USA
Photography at Diferenca Gallery - Lisbon
A.R.C.O. - design, photography, drawing and painting - Lisbon
Visual Arts degree (3 years) S.N.B.A. – Lisbon

Painting
Solo shows (in Portugal)

2009 – CNAP Gallery - Lisbon
1999 - M. L. Cruz Gallery - Lisbon
1996 - Altamira Gallery – Oporto, Edicarte Gallery - Funchal
1995 - A.P.L.A.
1990, 1991, 1993 and 1994 - Altamira Gallery - Lisbon
1989 - Olaias Gallery
Group shows
2009 – “30 abstrACCIONNES concretas” - Ahuehuete Gallery, Mexico
Ward-Nasse Gallery, NY City, USA
ArtSlant May Juried winner (online gallery)
3rd prize – 1st CNAP Biennial/C.M. Odivelas, Portugal
2008 – Chapingo Contemporary Biennial “Art with Roots on the Earth” – Mexico City, Mexico
1995 - 2007 - Abraço (Aids association) – Lisbon, Portugal
2005 - Montijo Biennial - Montijo, Portugal
2003 - Exp. Col. S.N.B.A., Abraco
2002 - Montijo Biennial - Aqua Building, Portugal
2000 - "Art for Timor" - APTCA - Lisbon, Portugal
1999 - FAC 98 - Diferenca Gallery Lisbon, Portugal
1998 - Diferenca Gallery - Lisbon, Portugal
1997 - MARCA Madeira 97, Portugal,
FAC 97 - Edicarte Gallery (paintings) - Lisbon, Portugal
1996 - FAC 96 - Altamira Gallery - Oporto, Portugal
1995 - Art Contemporary Fair - Lisbon, Portugal
1992 - Ostende Museum - Ostende - Belgium
1991 - "Art for Timor" - Galveias Palace - Lisbon, Portugal
1990 - Voz do Operario Gallery - Lisbon, Portugal
1988 - Lagos, Loule and Tavira - State Cultural Secretary, Portugal
1987 - III Chaves Biennial, Portugal,
II Azores Art Biennial, Portugal,
IV Lagos and Aveiro Biennial, Portugal,
Show at Faro Museum, Portugal
Other Group shows
Parson's School of Design NYC (USA), A.R.C.O., S.N.B.A., APTCA/SNPVAC, APLA, Diferenca Gallery, Altamira Gallery
Represented in Portugal's Funchal Museum, Ostende (Belgium), Chapingo University (Mexico city) and private collections
Photography
Solo shows

1995 - APLA - Lisboa, Portugal
Group shows
2007 - Jacob Javits Convention Centre, New York City, USA
1999 - ParisPhoto Museu do Louvre - Galeria Diferenca (photo) – Paris, France
1997 - FAC 97 Galeria Diferenca - Lisboa, Portugal
Theatre Plays - invitations, postcards, moopies
1994/1999 - Photographs “Cassefaz Productions” (6)
“Paulo Ferreira Productions” (2)
”Luis Assis Productions” (2)
"Escola de Mulheres productions” (1)

Graphic Design
1972 – Cambridge School Poster Prize
“A Esfera” newspaper graphic design
Professional experience
Painter, theatre photographer, graphic and volume designer, architecture designer