MARIA JOÃO WORM

1966 - Lisbon, Portugal.

EDUCATION:
1985 - Course in Image and Audiovisual Communication - António Arroio’s School, Lisbon;
- Professional course in Ceramic Modeler - António Arroio’s School, Lisbon;
1985/86 - Course in Introduction to Animation - ACARTE;
- Second year, course in Painting - Ar.Co
(Arts and Visual Communication Center), Lisbon;
1996 - Finalist in Painting - FBAUL
(Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon), Lisbon.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
1998 - “Para as mãos pequenas” - Bulhosa, Lisbon;
1999 - “Como se de um manuscrito se tratasse” - Contador mor Palace, Lisbon;
2001 - “De rosto voltado para o sol” - Trema Gallery, Lisbon;
2006 - “Colecção Particular de A” - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2016 - “O barqueiro com a palavra debaixo da língua” - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
(Illustration/Comics)
1989/90/91 - Xornadas de Ourense, Galicia;
- ComicArte, Porto;
- Amadora BD - International Festival of Comics, Amadora, Lisbon;
1998/2000/2001/2004/2005 - Salão de BD e Ilustração de Lisboa, Lisbon.
(Painting/Engraving)
1996 - National Society of Fine Arts of Lisbon/Évora Museum;
- Artipontinha - Gallery of the Junta de Freguesia da Pontinha, Lisbon;
1997 - Monólogos e Diálogos - Malaposta Cultural Center, Lisbon;
2000 - Papéis - Trema Gallery, Miron;
- Microart - Bulhosa, Assirio Liquida, Barata e Buchholz;
- Microart - Pavilion of Portugal in Hannover.

PUBLICATIONS:
1990/91 - "Revista LX Comix";
1991 - "Noites de Vidro";
1994 - "Vida de Preto";
1999 - "A História";
1994/1996 - Collection "Contexto & Imagem" of Contexto Editor,
illustration of the numbers 24, 25 and 29;
2002 - "Mis primeras 80.000 palabras", illustrated dictionary, Media Vaca Editor;
2004 - "O Homem Bestial";
2005 - "O mundo redondo" - Serigraphy, edited by CPS.

AWARDS:
1990 - Xornadas de Ourense de BD, Galicia;
1991 - Comics BD Portugal - Portuguese Navigators - National Cultural Center, Lisbon;
1996 - Youth Creators, Illustration category - Artes e Ideias, Lisbon;
2000 - Luzerner Comix-Festival (3º award in the first category), Lucerne, Sweden;
2005 - Amalia Award, Illustration category - organized by the Fado Museum and Dry Rope.