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Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Born 1957, Sintra, Portugal.
Lives and works in Azores, Portugal.




Santa Maria’s Biography and Exhibitions Biography 1957         Born in Sintra, lives in Azores 1965-70     Art learning with the British Painter Enid Mitchell, Sintra 1975-76     Introduction to Modern Art and Art History of National Society of Fine Arts, Lisbon 1980         Study voyage to Madrid 1981         Study voyages, to Madrid Sevilha study Zurbaran Barcelona, professional training in the atelier of the Catalan Painter Daniel Aspachs Georges SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2006         Anima Gallery, PD Azores 1999         Graciosa Cultural Center, Azores 1998         Unesco Center, Oporto 1996         Portugal Telecom Gallery, Oporto 1991         Casino Estoril Gallery, Estoril Loios Gallery, Oporto 1988         Albatroz Gallery, Cascais 1984         São Bento Gallery, Lisbon 1983         Foz Palace, Lisbon 1982         Foz Palace, Lisbon 1981         Foz Palace, Lisbon 1976         Valenças Palace, Sintra 1975         Valenças Palace, Sintra 1974           Valenças Palace, Sintra SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 1996           Fernando Pessoa in Casino Estoril 1994           Degrau Arte Gallery in Oporto Escada Quatro Gallery in Cascais 1990           Tivoli Gallery in Sintra 1988           The Woman in the Portuguese Contemporary Art, Casino Estoril “The Sea” in the International Fair of Lisbon Tempo Gallery, Lisbon Coimbra’s week in the Casino Estoril Collective in favour of the Timor’s people in Casino Estoril 1987           Janela Verde Gallery in Lisbon E. C. Gallery in Colares / Sintra 1986           R 75 Gallery in Lisbon 1982           Foz Palace in Lisbon 1981           Casino Estoril “Autumn Halls from 81 to 91” (with honours mentions in 82 and 83) 1974           Valenças Palace in Sintra Commissioned Work 1979       A panel for the Battalion of Recognition of the Transmissions of the Army 1983           Modern Art Center of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 1998           Portuguese Republic Assembly 2001           Bank of Portugal 2003           Portuguese Bank of Business Representation The Modern Art Center of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Ministry of Culture Portuguese Republic Assembly, Presidents Art Gallery Bank of Portugal, Presidents Art Gallery Sintra’s Museum. Portugal Telecom, Oporto Portuguese Bank of Business ( BPN ) Casino Estoril Cascais City Hall Graciosa’s City Hall, Azores Ponta Delgada’s City Hall, Azores Portuguese Bank of Business The Iberian Dictionary of Plastic Artists and the Painters and Sculptors of Fernando Pamplona Vol. IV and in diverse national and foreign collections: Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, USA, Australia and Norway. Represented in World Wide Web: http://www.bportugal.pt/root/bank/history/ex-gov_p.htm http://www.parlamento.pt/visita/galeria_presidentes/ http://pinheirodesantamaria.googlepages.com http://www.artnews.info/pinheirodesantamaria http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/artist_profile/artpage/39091.html