• Born 1976, Lisbon, Portugal
    Lives and works in Southern California


    EDUCATION

    2018 Master of Fine Arts in Public Practice | Otis College of Art and Design | Los Angeles

    2006 Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Cum Laude | Soka University | Aliso Viejo

    1999 Film Studies | I@T (Instituto de Ensino e Investigação em Audiovisuais e Tecnologias da Comunicação) | Lisbon

    1995-97 Intermediate Photography Program | Maumaus School of Visual Arts | Lisbon

    1994-95 Painting Courses | Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes | Lisbon


    EXHIBITIONS

    2018
    Maternal Matters | Bolsky Gallery | Otis College of Art and Design | Los Angeles
    SoCal MFA | Claremont Graduate University and Millard Sheets Art Center | Pomona. Juror: Howard N. Fox, former curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    See Something Say Something | Bolsky Gallery | Otis College of Art and Design | Los Angeles
    MFA Open Studios | Graduate Studios | Otis College of Art and Design | Los Angeles

    2017
    Pico Block Party Open Studios | 18th Street Arts Center | Los Angeles
    Cryin' Out Loud | Center for Contemporary Arts | Santa Fe. Juror: Micol Hebron
    MFA Open Studios | Otis College of Art and Design | Los Angeles

    2012
    Solo Show | The Neighborhood Cup | Aliso Viejo, CA
    Something Superbly Small: Pint-Sized Art | City of Brea Art Gallery | Brea, CA.
    Made in California | City of Brea Art Gallery | Brea, CA. Juror: Rebecca Morse, Associate Curator, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles | Catalog

    2011
    Summer Juried Show | Sylvia White Gallery | Ventura, CA
    Centered on the Center | Huntington Beach Art Center | Huntington Beach, CA

    2010
    National Juried Exhibition | Sylvia White Gallery | Ventura, CA

    2006
    Centered on the Center | Huntington Beach Art Center | Huntington Beach, CA

    2005
    Class Works | Founders Hall Art Gallery at Soka University | Aliso Viejo, CA

    2004
    Soka Art Exhibition | Soka University | Tokyo, Japan
    Student Artworks | Student Gallery at Soka University | Aliso Viejo, CA
    Class Works | Founders Hall Art Gallery at Soka University | Aliso Viejo, CA

    2003
    Class Works | Founders Hall Art Gallery at Soka University | Aliso Viejo, CA

    1997
    V Bienal de Fotografia | Edificio da Patriarcal | Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal | Catalog
    Tinturaria Portugália | abandoned Tinturaria Portugália warehouse | Lisbon, Portugal

    1995
    Artistas do Vale do Ancora | City Hall | Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal


    AWARDS & EXHIBITION REVIEWS

    Chang, Richard. “OC Goes for Group Shows” | The Orange County Register | 5 Feb. 2006, Sec. Arts
    and Entertainment: 1, 6 | Reproduction.

    CDQ Millennium Award in Art | Soka University | 2005

    “Works From the Student Exhibition” | Soka University The Pearl | April 2004, p. 16 | Reproduction.