Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Born 1957 BirthSintra, Portugal.
Lives and works in HomeAzores, Portugal.

Santa Maria’s Biography and Exhibitions

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


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


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


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.

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