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Untitled (Substrates series)    

Oil on canvas . 195cm x 130cm . 2007

FERNANDO CARLOS SILVA GRADE SILVESTRE

1955 - Faro, Portugal.

EDUCATION:
1988/1993 - Bachelor’s degree in Painting at Ar.Co - Arts and
Visual Communication Center, Lisbon;
1983 - Degree in Biology at the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon, Lisbon.

COMPLEMENTARY EDUCATION:
2013 - Painting Workshop oriented by the painter Kenichi Hoshine;
2008/2009 - Painting Workshops oriented by the painter Kassan;
2000 - Gestural Painting Workshop oriented by the plastic artist Afonso Rocha;
1989/90 - Drawing Course, Ar.Co - Arts and
Visual Communication Center,
Lisbon.

ARTISTIC PATH:
1993 - Finishes the painting Course in Ar.Co - Visual Communication
and Art Center, Lisbon;
1987 - Cooperates in the scenography of the Play "Caminhos encobertos, marzinhos descobertos", putted on the stage by “Teatro Laboratório de Faro”;
1985 - Studied Classic Guitar oriented by the Professor Henrique Pereira;
1981 - Founder of traditional music collection and divulgation group "Dar de Vaia", with active participation on its activities until 1987;
1981 - Founder of the Cooperative "Lábios Nús” in Faro, and stayed as Cultural
Animation Director from 1982 to 1986.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (selection):
2006 - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2005 - “Faro, Capital Nacional da Cultura”, Trem Gallery, Faro;
2003 - Sociedade Recreativa Artística Farense Os Artistas, Faro;
2002 - Sociedade Recreativa Artística Farense Os Artistas, Faro;
2001 - Trem Gallery, Faro;
2000 - Alipapas Cafe, Faro;
1998 - Headquarters of the Grupo Camaleão, Vila Real de Santo António;
1998 - Portuguese Institute of Youth,Faro;
1997 - Regional Museum of Algarve, Faro;
1997 - Green Clinic, Almancil;
1989 - Montechoro Hotel, Albufeira;
1988 - Margem Gallery, Faro.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection):
2010 - Arc 16 Gallery;
2008 - Trem Gallery, Faro;
2005 - “Artistas Unidos” in Maceió, Brazil;
2005 - “VII Bienal de Artes Plásticas Prémio Vespeira”, Montijo;
2005 - Regional Museum of Algarve, Faro;
2004 - Corrente de Arte, Lisbon;
2004 - “Sonhos da casa amarela”, Beer Factory, Faro;
2003 - Sociedade Recreativa Artística Farense Os Artistas, Faro;
2003 - “Satori666”, Salir, Algarve;
2002 - “Exposição sobre a Ria Formosa”, Algarve Forum, Faro;
1999 -“Homenagem ao pintor Sidónio”, Margem Gallery, Faro;
1999 - “Congresso Algarve”, Alvor Hotel, Algarve;
1997 - “1a Exposição da Associação dos artistas plásticos do Algarve”, Margem Gallery, Faro;
1997 - “Exposição de artistas do Algarve”, Punta Umbria, Spain;
1997 - “Entre Marés”, Centro Ambiental de Marim, Algarve;
1997 - “Arteco-1o Encontro Internacional de Arte Ambiental do Algarve”, Salir;
1995 - “1o encontro de artistas Ibéricos e Finlandeses”, Emil-Sali, Finland;
1994 - “Artistas do Corno Ibérico”, Margem Gallery, Faro;
1993 - “Portarte, Feira de Arte de Portimão”, Portimão, Algarve;
1993 - “Exposição de finalistas do curso de Pintura do Ar.Co.”, Lisbon;
1991- Vilamoura Gallery, Algarve;
1989 - “3a Jornada de Saúde Mental do Algarve”, Aldeia das Açoteias, Algarve;
1988 - Art Auction on Lion's Club de Faro, Faro;
1981 - Lábios Nus Cooperative, Faro.

CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS:
2011 - “ArteLisboa”, FIL - Lisbon International Fair;
2010 - “ArteLisboa”, FIL - Lisbon International Fair;
2008 - “ArteLisboa”, FIL - Lisbon International Fair;
2007 - “ArteLisboa”, FIL - Lisbon International Fair.

PRIZES:
2005 - 2nd Painting Prize on “Vila Sol Painting Contest”, Vilamoura, Algarve -
Drawing and painting trainer.

ACTIVITIES:
2008 - Supervisor on a Drawing and Painting extra-curricular course at the University of Algarve;
2005/2006 - Invited Professor by the University of Algarve for the Painting Subject on Landscape Gardener Course;
1999/2013 - Drawing and Painting Professor in various institutions, namely at the Sociedade Recreativa Artística Farense, Algarve.

PAINTING TRAVELS:
2005 - Artistic Stages on Brazil States of Alagoas and Mato Grosso. Participation on a exposition on Maceió with the results of that stages;
1992 - Travel through Cape Vert islands doing a paintings set, based on the collected material;
1989 - Retreat on “Serra do Caldeirão”, Algarve, doing a paintings set, exposed individually in Albufeira.