Francisca Carvalho

1981, Coimbra (Portugal).
Lives and works in Lisbon.

EDUCATION

2016

Master of Fine Arts, Mount Royal School of Art Multidisciplinary Studies at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore MD (USA).

2012

Postgraduate in Philosophy – Aesthetics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Lisbon (Portugal).

2009

Degree in Philosophy, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Lisbon (Portugal).

2006

Program of Visual Arts, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (Portugal).

2003

Advanced Course of Visual Arts (Painting and Drawing), Ar.Co - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual, Lisbon (Portugal).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Acordar tarde. L+S Projects, Porto (Portugal).
Loom. ArtWorks, Laúndos (Portugal).

2018

Nila. Kerala Museum, Kochi (India).
Hasta. Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, New Delhi (India).

2016

Chordata. Culturgest, Porto (Portugal).

2014

Nove desenhos. Parkour, Lisbon (Portugal).

2012

Portmanteau. Alecrim 50, Lisbon (Portugal).

2010

O assalto violento do burro. Rua da Alfândega, 108, Lisbon (Portugal).

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Orto di Incendio. Instituto Centrale per la Grafica, Rome (Italy).
Hentai Flipper Tsunami. With André Almeida e Sousa, Sá da Costa, Lisbon (Portugal).

2018

Art on paper Navigator prize – Expresso. Chiado 8, Lisbon (Portugal).
Gabinete de Moda. Gabinete, Lisbon (Portugal).

2016

Small Victories. School 33, Baltimore MD (USA).
Constructed Realities. Thesis show, MICA, Baltimore MD (USA).
Ponto de partida. Quartel, Abrantes (Portugal).

2014

Francisca Carvalho and Pedro Faria. Croxhapox, Gent (Belgium).

2012

O meio instável. Museu de Geologia, Lisbon (Portugal).
O repouso na acção. Alecrim 50, Lisbon (Portugal).

2010

Summer at my place. Alecrim 50, Lisbon (Portugal).

2008

Desenho 6. Arte Contempo, Lisbon (Portugal).

2006

Open studios - Curso de Artes Visuais do Programa Gulbenkian Criatividade e Criação Artística. Lisbon (Portugal).

2005

Ariane de Rothschild Painting Award. Palácio Galveias, Lisbon (Portugal).

AWARDS

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2017

Fundação Oriente Research Grant.
Fundação Gulbenkian Research Grant.

2014 - 2016

Fulbright / Fundação Carmona e Costa.
Mount Royal School of Art merit scholarship.

RESIDENCIES

2018

No Entulho. ArtWoks, Porto and Povoa do Varzim (Portugal).
MOG - Museum of Goa (India).
Jai Texart. Bagru unit of natural dyes and hand block printing, Rajasthan (India) – With a grant by Fundação Oriente and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

MAIN COLLECTIONS

Fundação Carmona e Costa (Portugal).
Figueiredo Ribeiro (Portugal).
Private collections in Portugal and USA.

Various

PROJECTS

2018

“Tiger Mountain” show at A Maior, a project by Bruno Zhu, Viseu (Portugal).

2010 - 2014

Cofounder and coordinator of Atelier Concorde, Lisbon (Portugal).

2008

Collaboration with Eduardo Abrantes “A lontra” (The otter), film premiered at Temps d’Image, CCB, Lisbon (Portugal).

LECTURES AND TEACHING

2008 - 2019

Professor of Painting and Drawing at Ar.Co - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual, Lisbon (Portugal).

2018

“Iris and Hasta”, an introduction to the natural dyes and hand block printing in Rajasthan, Museum of Goa (India).

2017 - 2018

Visiting artist and tutor at MArt art school, summer residency, Lisbon (Portugal).

2017

Lectures and open classes at Centro de Arte e Cultura - Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Évora (Portugal).

2016

Graduate Teaching Internship for Painting, foundation class (Spring term) at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore MD (USA).

2015

Graduate Teaching Internship for Junior Independent Painting (Spring term) at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore MD (USA).
Graduate Teaching Internship for Intaglio Printmaking (Fall Term) at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore MD (USA).

2014

Culture and Education for Peace. Moinho da Juventude Association in Cova da Moura, Lisbon (Portugal).

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)

2019

Francisca Carvalho: Loom. By David Silva Revés, Contemporânea (PT).
The Flower and the Rubble. By Filipa Penteado, Umbigo Magazine (PT).

2018

deambulação heurística na diligência de um franco-atirador, a propósito de
Chordata (2010-2014), fragmentos do tirocínio de Francisca Carvalho. By Gaetan Lampo. Catalogue (PT).
Navigator Art on Paper Award. Catalogue (PT).
Bharata - A visual Essay. Wrong Wrong Magazine #13 - At Land, (PT).
Interview about “Nila” by Yazin T Azad, 6th edition of Alappuzha Wellbeing Tibetan Medical Camp, Friends of Tibet Foundation for the Wellbeing (IN).

2017

Sun Essay - A visual Essay. Wrong Wrong Magazine #10 – Solar (PT).

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