Mafalda Santos

Mafalda Santos

Mafalda Santos (Porto, 1980) has a bachelor’s degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (2004). Between 2000 and 2007 she was the co-director and organizer of PêSSEGOpráSEMANA, an independent exhibition space in Porto, dedicated to visual arts, performance, video and musical projects.

In 2007/2008, she won a scholarship by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for an Artistic Residency at Location One (New York). In 2007, she was one of the nominees for EDP Young Artists Award in 2007 and in 2005, selected for the exhibition “7 artistas ao 10° mês”, at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

She has been exhibiting since 2001 in several institutions, from which we can highlight: Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon; Sala do Veado, at Museu de História Natural, Lisbon; Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon; Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Elvas; Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander; MUDAM – Centre D’art Moderne Gran-Duc Jean, Luxembourg; Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, amongst others.

Mafalda Santos’ work is represented in public and private collections, from Portugal and abroad, such as António Cachola (MACE); Fundação EDP; Ilídio Pinho; RAR; Fundação PLMJ; Câmara Municipal de Lisboa; Câmara Municipal do Porto; Colecção Norlinda and José Lima.

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