BIOGRAPHY

PEDRO CALAPEZ

Born 1953, Lisbon, Portugal. 

Lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal.

EDUCATION

1976-81: University of Fine Arts Lisbon, BA, Painting

 

1972-75: Arts Foundation Course, National Fine Arts Association, Lisbon

 

1969-74: Civil Engineering Technical Studies, University of Lisbon 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2012: “Máximo Ramos Graphic Arts Award”, Ferrol, Spain


2005: “National Graphic Arts Award”, National Chalcography, Royal Fine Arts

Academy, Madrid, Spain

2005: “AICA Award” (International Association of Art Critics, Portuguese Branch).


2001: “EDP Painting Award”, Lisbon


1994: “Drawing Award”, Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation, Majorca, Spain.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2018:

“EYE to EYE”, House Museum - Medeiros e Almeida Foundation, Lisboa, Portugal

“BoPeep”, Sismógrafo, Porto, Portugal

“Lieux inhabitables”, Centre Culturel Portugais Camões, Luxembourg

“Suddenly in the night I wake up”, Art Gallery in Guarda City Theatre, Portugal

“Drawing and construction”, João Esteves de Oliveira Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal

“Uninhabitable places”, Camões Portuguese Cultural Centre, Luxembourg


2016: “A shadow secret”, Carmona Costa Foundation, Lisbon


2013: “There is only drawing”, Luís Seoane Foundation, A Coruña, Spain


2012: “Dark skies”, Paula Rego Foundation, Cascais, Portugal


2011: “Kickflip”, PLMJ Foundation, Lisbon


2009: “White and neutral clarity”, Contemporary Art Centre Casa da Cerca, Almada,

Portugal

2005: “Painting places”, CAB-Burgos Bank Art Centre, Burgos, Spain


2005: “ground zero”, CGAC-Galicia Contemporary Art Centre, Santiago de

Compostela, Spain

2004: “Selected works 1992-2004”, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon


2002: “Madre Agua”, MEIAC - Contemporary Art Museum, Badajoz and CAAC -

Andalucia Contemporary Art Centre, Seville, Spain

Many other solo exhibitions since 1982 in Museums and Art Galleries in Portugal and abroad.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018: “Wanderings / BlackBox”, Caramulo Museum, Caramulo, Portugal


2017: “Quote/Unquote”. MAAT Museum, Lisbon


2015: “EuroScope”(BEI Collection), Cercle Cité, Luxembourg


2016: “Backstories”, FASVS Museum, Lisbon and Mudas, Madeira Contemporary Art

Museum, Portugal

2011: “The collection”, Barrié Foundation, A Coruña, Spain


2010: “It’s not my fault”, Berardo Museum, Lisbon


2009: “The collection”, Serralves Museum, Oporto, Portugal


2007: “Maps, cosmogonies and reference points”, CGAC-Galician Centre for

Contemporary, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

2006: Beaufort Outside - Inside, Contemporary Art Triennial, PMMK Museum,

Ostende, Belgium

2005: “From zero to 2005. Insights on Portuguese art”, Marcelino Botín Foundation,

Santander, Spain

2001: “EDP. ART”, Serralves Museum, Oporto, Portugal


1999: Days of dark and light, Bonn Fine Art Museum, Bonn, Germany


Many other group exhibitions since 1975.

SELECTED COMMISSION PROJECTS

2017: Theatre Set design for Almada City Theatre, Almada, Portugal


2012: Glass printed panels for new Turbine Hall at Picote Dam, EDP, Portuguese

Electricity Company, Portugal

2010: Glass panels for Alves Martins Secondary School façades, Viseu, Portugal


2007: Main doors and façade bronze panels for the Holy Trinity Church, Fátima,

Portugal

2006: “Four seasons”, set of 35 acrylic painted aluminium panels for S. Francisco

Xavier Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal

2005: “Snow of thorns”, set of 17 acrylic painted aluminium panels for Lady of the

Snow’s Chapel at Ílhavo Public Library, Ílhavo, Portugal

2005: “Woods”, Theatre Curtain for Almada City Theatre, Almada, Portugal


2002: “Undisclosed ornament”, set of 20 acrylic painted aluminium panels for

Geronimo’s Monastery, Lisbon, Portugal

1998: Design of city square with stone drawings sidewalks for EXPO 98, International

Lisbon Exhibition, Lisbon, Portugal

1998: “Jungle”, Ceramic panel for Lisbon Subway Station (Olaias), Lisbon, Portugal


1997: Painted Ceiling for City Hall, Lisbon, Portugal

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