I’m Catarina Garcia
Artist from Lisbon, Portugal.
-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
-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.
2012 – “Composição”, Etching, edited by Centro Português de Serigrafia.
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
Roland Digh, “A scribe of melody and rhyme” (2014)
Vincent Poag, “For the Girls” (2014)
VOLK, “Boutique Western Swing Compositions” (2015)
Black Book Cooking: http://www.blackbookcooking.com/ingredients#content4
Vincent Poag: http://vincentpoag.com/
-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
-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.
Mother tongue: Portuguese
Spoken interaction: Independent user
Spoken production: Independent user
ARTISTIC AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
Mastery of the techniques of drawing, including the use of ink, graphite, charcoal, pastel and
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,
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).
Regular attendance of Personal Development workshops / courses such as Psychology, Dramatic Expression, Ashtanga Yoga, Dance and Vipassana Meditation