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Time travel

Acrylic on canvas . 70cm x 100cm . 2017

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Runaway bride

Acrylic on canvas . 50cm x 61cm . 2016

MIMI TAVARES

1962 - Lisbon, Portugal.

EDUCATION AND ARTISTIC PATH:
- Lives and works in Lisbon;
1982 - Course in Illustration at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
with the painter Maria Keil, Lisbon;
1988 - Degree in Painting at the FBAUL (Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon), Lisbon;
Since 2003 - Teaches Painting at Unlimited Art - School of Visual Arts, Lisbon.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
1985 - Painting - E.S.B.A.L. (Superior School of Fine Arts of Lisbon), Lisbon;
1989 - Painting - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
1990 - “Plastic Fantastic” - Painting - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
1995 - “Electricity comes from other planets” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
1997 - “Needless to say” - Collage and Drawing - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
1999 - “Wooden Planet” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
- “On-Off” - Painting - Paula Fampa Gallery, Braga;
2001 - “Perdidos e Achados” - Painting (1988-1999) - José Malhoa Museum,
Caldas da Rainha;
2003 - ”Factor Humano” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2005 - ”Peças e Acessórios” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2007 - ”Vácuo” - Painting, Drawing and Collage - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2009 - “Paredes-meias” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2012 - “Vacant” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2014 - “Baseado em factos reais” - Painting and Objects - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2017 - “Sala de espera” - Painting - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
1983 - “6X5” - Gesto-Arte Gallery, Évora;
1984 - ”Novos novos” - S.N.B.A. (National Society of Fine Arts), Lisbon;
- “1ª Feira Franca de Arte de Lisboa” - Olharte Gallery, Lisbon;
1985 - “Grupo de Enzimas, Novo Núcleo Pulposo” - E.S.B.A.L. (Superior School of Fine Arts of Lisbon, current Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon), Lisbon;
1987 - “Obra gráfica de artistas contemporâneos portugueses” - Buenos Aires, Argentina;
- Collective - Painting - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
- “Quadros de uma exposição” - Cidadela Palace, Cascais;
- “Marca Madeira - Festival de arte contemporânea” - Funchal, Madeira;
1988 - “Sete jovens pintores” - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
- “Oitenta anos de Arte Moderna Portuguesa” - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
- “Plurais e diferentes” - Espiral Gallery and Egypt Palace, Oeiras;
- “Fórum de Arte Contemporânea I” - Picoas Forum, Lisbon;
- “Colectivo Ilustre” - Arcada Gallery, Estoril;
- “FIL Cultura” - Stands of the Galleries Arcada and S. Bento -
F.I.L. (International Fair of Lisbon), Lisbon;
1989 - “Jovens artistas portugueses” - Château of Vianden and
Château of Bourglinster, Luxembourg;
- “Grupo Escrúpulos” (with Xana, Patrícia Garrido and Pedro Silva Dias) -
Installation - Central Tejo, Lisbon;
- “Fórum de Arte Contemporânea II” - Picoas Forum, Lisbon;
- “Rigorosamente alguidares com água” - Installation, Escrúpulos Group -
Gil Vicente Square, Coimbra;
- Painting and Sculpture (artists of the gallery) - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
1990 - “EIAM 90” (Iberian Exhibition of Modern Art) -
Caceres, Campo Maior, Badajoz;
- “Obras do acervo da galeria” - S. Bento Gallery, Lisbon;
1991 - “Pintura e Escultura de Jovens Artistas Portugueses” -
Diamond Exhibition Hall, Barcelona;
- “Pintura e Escultura de Jovens Artistas Portugueses” -
Cultural Center of the Bank of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro;
- “Jardim do Tabaco” - AB Pavilion of the Tobacco Garden, Lisbon;
- “Arte com Timor” - Galveias Palace, Lisbon;
1994 - “Independent Worm Saloon” -
S.N.B.A. (National Society of Fine Arts), Lisbon;
1995 - “Foro Atlântico de Arte Contemporânea”, Galiza;
1996 - “ARCO´96” (Cutting Edge) - “Virtual Shop”,
Stand of the Zé dos Bois Gallery, Madrid;
- “Titanium Exposé” - Graça Fonseca Gallery, Lisbon;
- “Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Portugal” - Marie-Louise Wirth Gallery, Zurique;
1997 - “Marca Madeira 97” - Stand of the Monumental Gallery, Funchal;
- “FIIC 97” (International Cultural Industries Fair) -
Stand of the Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
1998 - “ARCO 98” - Stand of the Monumental Gallery, Madrid;
1999 - “Artistas com Timor” - Armazém 7 of the Harbor of Lisbon;
2001 - “The Sparring Partners Academy Art Collection” - Zé dos Bois Gallery, Lisbon;
- Fundação António Prates - Um Projecto para Ponte de Sor” - MEIAC, Badajoz;
2002 - VII Biennial of Plastic Arts - “Cidade de Montijo” -
Aqua (Cais dos Vapores), Montijo;
- Colective - Municipal Gallery of Montijo, Montijo;
2003 - ”ARCO 2003” - Stand of the Monumental Gallery, Madrid;
2004 - “A Loja do Lopes” - Armazém 7, Lisbon;
- “Arte Lisboa 2004” - FIL (International Fair of Lisbon),
Parque das Nações, Lisbon;
2005 - ”Arte Lisboa 2005” - FIL (International Fair of Lisbon),
Parque das Nações, Lisbon;
- “Iniciativa X” - Arte Contempo, Lisbon;
2006 - ”Iniciativa X” - Arte Contempo, Lisbon;
2013 - “#4AAA” - João Figueiredo’s Atelier, Lisbon;
- “Pudim Plano” - Lamas Atelier, Lisbon;
2014 - “#5AAA” - Travessa Atelier, Lisbon;
- “12x12” - Travessa Atelier, Lisbon;
2015 - “12X12” - Travessa Atelier, Lisbon;
- “Pequenos Formatos” - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2016 - “12X12” - Travessa Atelier, Lisbon;
- “Pequenos Formatos” - Monumental Gallery, Lisbon;
2017 - “JustMad”, 8th edition, Madrid.

COLLECTIONS:
- Caixa Geral de Depósitos;
- António Prates Foundation.