Painter for life. Freelance illustrator
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About

Hello!
I’m Catarina Garcia

Artist from Lisbon, Portugal.

Freelance illustrator

 

 

 

EDUCATION

-2015 – Short Summer Course “The Expanded Field of Drawing”, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK
-2009-12 – Master in Drawing; Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal
-2006-08 – Degree in Fine Arts – Painting; Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal
-2007/08 – Erasmus Scholarship; Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti di Torino, Italy
-2003-06 – Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts – Painting; Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
-March 2014 – “Musique” – Trindade Gallery, Oporto
-September – December 2012 – “Riacho de Prata” Illustrations – MAEDS Museum, Setúbal
-Fevereiro 2011 – “Sonho Imaginado” – Galeria Novo Século, Lisboa
-Novembro 2011 – “Sonho Imaginado” – Galeria Trindade, Porto
-January 2010 – “Vivências” – Novo Século Gallery, Lisbon

COLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (selection)
-November 2011 – Art Fair “Arte Lisboa 2011”, Galeria Trindade Stand, Lisboa
-August – September 2012 – Douro’s Printmaking Biennial
-December 2014 – Present – “National Group Exhibition 70 Cavaquinhos 70 Artistas”, 10
different Portuguese cities, including Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon
-August 2015 – “The Expanded Field of Drawing – A Selection of Recent Works”, Slade School of
Art, London, UK
-Several group exhibitions in the Novo Século Gallery, Lisbon; and in Trindade Gallery, Oporto,
from 2010 till 2017.

EDITIONS (selection)
Fine Arts:
2012 – “Composição”, Etching, edited by Centro Português de Serigrafia.
Scientific Illustration:
2015 – Scientific illustration Opuntia ficus-indica featured in “Exotic Fruits and Nuts of the New
World”, Odilio Duarte and Robert Paull, Cabi.org
Children’s Books / Livros Infantis:
2012 – “Riacho de Prata”, Children’s book (illustrations), Trindade Gallery Edition
2013 – “O velho que pintava pombas”, Children’s book (illustrations), Opera Omnia Edition
CD Covers:
Roland Digh, “A scribe of melody and rhyme” (2014)
Vincent Poag, “For the Girls” (2014)
VOLK, “Boutique Western Swing Compositions” (2015)
Illustrated Websites:
Black Book Cooking: http://www.blackbookcooking.com/ingredients#content4
Foxycart: http://www.foxycart.com/
Rohngasm: http://www.rhongasm.com/
Vincent Poag: http://vincentpoag.com/

WORK EXPERIENCE
-October 2012/13 – Illustration Workshops, Teacher at the 5th and 6th National Illustrator’s
Meeting in São João Da Madeira, Portugal
-October – December 2012 – Invited Teacher at the drawing course “Line to line”, which was
part of the Drawing Triennial Event, MAEDS Museum, Setúbal, Portugal
-November 2011 – Public attendance at the Lisbon Art Fair “Arte Lisboa 2011”, Trindade
Gallery Stand
-August 2010 – Public attendance at Pedro Serrenho Art Gallery, Lisbon.
-July 2010 – Visual Arts children’s teacher (painting/drawing/sculpture/illustration) – Pedro
Serrenho Fine Arts School
– Freelancer since 2011, as an illustrator and fine artist.

PERSONAL SKILLS
LANGUAGES
Mother tongue: Portuguese
OTHER LANGUAGES:
English:
UNDERSTANDING (Listening/Reading):
Advanced user
READING SKILLS/WRITING:
Advanced user
SPEAKING
Spoken interaction: Independent user
Spoken production: Independent user
WRITING SKILLS:
Advanced user

ARTISTIC AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
Mastery of the techniques of drawing, including the use of ink, graphite, charcoal, pastel and
watercolor.
Mastery of painting techniques, including acrylic and oil painting.
Knowledge of various areas of illustration (children’s illustration, whiteboard videos, CD
covers, book covers, postcards, etc.).
Bases acquired in the classes of Photography and Video art (experience in assembly of video,
sound and production of short films).
Mastery of engraving techniques, including woodcutting, linography, metal engraving,
lithography, serigraphy.
Experience in ceramics, plaster and installation work.

COMPUTER SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw,
Office software (Microsoft Word and Power Point).

OTHER COMPETENCES
Regular attendance of Personal Development workshops / courses such as Psychology, Dramatic Expression, Ashtanga Yoga, Dance and Vipassana Meditation

Contact Me

Painter from Lisbon, Portugal.
Freelance illustrator.

DOB:04/06/1986

Education: MFA in Drawing, Degree and Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art, Painting; FBAUL

Based in: Lisbon, Portugal

E-mail: catarina(at)catarinagarciaart.com

catarinagarcia86(at)gmail.com

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