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Visual artist -
Lives and works in Lisbon .. From 1996 to 2001 he studied at Ar.Co, Lisbon, where he completed the Advanced Course in Visual Arts in 2001. He has exhibited individually in galleries such as: Graça Brandão, Porto (2003), Hammer Sidi, London (2003), Vera Cortes Art Agency, Lisbon (2005), the Casa Triangulo, Sao Paulo (2005) and Chemistry at The Gallery in Prague (2008)
Since 1996 he has participated in several collective exhibitions, including the Exhibition of Students of Ar.Co (1999, 2000 and 2001) in The Collector's Room, Galeria Canvas, Porto (2002), in 48ème Salon de Montrouge (European Young Creators Salon) Montrouge, Barcelona and Amarante (2003); V Jóvenes Call for Artists, Gallery Luis Adelentado, Valencia (2003) and now as commissioner and one of the intervening artists in the "Afrontamentos" project.
His work lies at the border between painting and sculpture, gives canvases a three-dimensional value obtained though the use of elevations and depressions caused by, previously shaped wood supports, or closer to the present, through the creation geometrical volumes in synthetic material in which multicolored plastic semi spheres are dug into the pieces.

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    Big drop 1, Serie Moments of pleasure 2012, wood, 114 x 42 x41 cm, available by order #joaogalrao #art #sculpture #wood

    Big drop 1, Serie Moments of pleasure 2012, wood, 114 x 42 x41 cm, available by order #joaogalrao #art #sculpture #wood

    — 2 months ago
    #sculpture  #wood  #art  #joaogalrao 
    Detail, Micro fights 14

    Detail, Micro fights 14

    — 4 months ago
    Micro Fights 13 2014 Enamel acrylic on paperboard 89 x 80,5 cm Piece destined to my crowdfunding, see more in http://ppl.com.pt/en/prj/before-i-was-born
Creation of  a solo exhibition at Gallery Graça Brandão scheduled for November 2014. Before I was Born is the title of my next solo exhebition in which I will present paintings and sculptures in a search for identity and how the world was before and after my presence in this world. Figurative, abstract and pop language transports the viewer into a world of fantasy and psychedelic. For reasons related to the national and international scene, and to the present crisis is not easy for an artist to achieve these objectives, so other molds needed to achieve this, without wanting to discredit the work of galleries and means involved but it is certain that also across difficulties

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Studio visit / Paperboard painting
The amount of 250 € is included a visit to the studio of the artist and the opportunity to know better the life of the artist and see the pieces in the studio, as well as knowing the surroundings near the studio of local artist, located in Covas de Ferro (Municipality of Sintra) including a visit to the Farm of Serrões Natural Park (Lápias - amazing limestone formations and cascade Moura in Anços, both protected or if the patron can not or prefer is offered a painting on paperboard - Micro Fights series areas however the work needs to be framed by itself.

    Micro Fights 13 2014
    Enamel acrylic on paperboard
    89 x 80,5 cm

    Piece destined to my crowdfunding, see more in http://ppl.com.pt/en/prj/before-i-was-born

    Creation of  a solo exhibition at Gallery Graça Brandão scheduled for November 2014.

    Before I was Born is the title of my next solo exhebition in which I will present paintings and sculptures in a search for identity and how the world was before and after my presence in this world. Figurative, abstract and pop language transports the viewer into a world of fantasy and psychedelic.

    For reasons related to the national and international scene, and to the present crisis is not easy for an artist to achieve these objectives, so other molds needed to achieve this, without wanting to discredit the work of galleries and means involved but it is certain that also across difficulties

    Studio visit / Paperboard painting
    The amount of 250 € is included a visit to the studio of the artist and the opportunity to know better the life of the artist and see the pieces in the studio, as well as knowing the surroundings near the studio of local artist, located in Covas de Ferro (Municipality of Sintra) including a visit to the Farm of Serrões Natural Park (Lápias - amazing limestone formations and cascade Moura in Anços, both protected or if the patron can not or prefer is offered a painting on paperboard - Micro Fights series areas however the work needs to be framed by itself.
    — 5 months ago with 1 note

    Já estou com 10% angariado para o meu projecto de Crowdfunding, um especial agradecimento às pessoas que já me apoiaram, nomeadamente ao Fernando Santas, Guida Moura, Paulo Franco, José Pedro Penha, Mara Alves e Nuno Bernardino. A todos eles um muito obrigado.

    — 5 months ago
    My second stencil, against homophobia, against the war in Europe, stop the terror in Ucrania! #stophomophobia #stopwarineurope #gay # Putin #againstwar

    My second stencil, against homophobia, against the war in Europe, stop the terror in Ucrania! #stophomophobia #stopwarineurope #gay # Putin #againstwar

    — 5 months ago with 1 note
    #stophomophobia  #stopwarineurope  #gay  #againstwar 
    ART STABS POWER QUE SE VAYAN TODOS! Curador Ines Valle PLATAFORMA REVÓLVER Inauguração | 15 MAIO | 22h 16.05.2014 26.06.2014 | Lisboa, PT Terça-feira | Sábado 14:00 - 19:00 Rua da Boavista 84 | 1200 - 068 Lisboa E: plataformarevolver@gmail.com T:+351 213 433 259 | +351 961 106 590www.transboavista-vpf.net  BERMONDSEY PROJECT /CRISIS Inauguração | 17 JULHO| 18h 18.07.2014 03.08.2014 | Londres, UK Wednesday| Saturday 13:00 - 18:00 46 Willow Walk | London SE15SF E: info.bermondsey@crisis.org.uk T: 020 7036 2417 | 07738 149701http://bermondseyproject.com/

    ART STABS POWER
    QUE SE VAYAN TODOS!
    Curador Ines Valle

    PLATAFORMA REVÓLVER
    Inauguração | 15 MAIO | 22h
    16.05.2014 26.06.2014 | Lisboa, PT

    Terça-feira | Sábado 14:00 - 19:00
    Rua da Boavista 84 | 1200 - 068 Lisboa
    E: plataformarevolver@gmail.com
    T:+351 213 433 259 | +351 961 106 590
    www.transboavista-vpf.net


    BERMONDSEY PROJECT /CRISIS
    Inauguração | 17 JULHO| 18h
    18.07.2014 03.08.2014 | Londres, UK
    Wednesday| Saturday 13:00 - 18:00
    46 Willow Walk | London SE15SF
    E: info.bermondsey@crisis.org.uk
    T: 020 7036 2417 | 07738 149701
    http://bermondseyproject.com/

    — 5 months ago
    ART STABS POWER QUE SE VAYAN TODOS! Curador Ines Valle Artistas: Angela Tiatia (NZ), António Lago & Susana Chiocca (PT), Beatriz Albuquerque (PT), Fernando J. Ribeiro (PT), Filipe Marques (PT), Hugo de Almeida Pinho (PT), Inês Teles (PT), Joana Gomes (PT), Joao Vilhena (PT), José de Almeida Pereira (PT), Manuel Santos Maia (MOZ), Jorge André Catarino (PT), Paul Eachus (UK), Pauliana Valente Pimentel (PT), Paulo Mendes (PT) e ART PROTESTERS (Alexandre Sequeira Lima (PT), André Fradique (PT), Beatriz Albuquerque (PT), Brigitte Dunkel (GER), João Aires (PT), João Bacelar (PT), Joao Vilhena, João Galrão (PT), Natércia Caneira (PT), Raquel Freire (PT)).
 PT | “ART STABS POWER - Que se vayan todos!” é uma exposição que se debruça sobre as diversas políticas de austeridade europeias impostas a Portugal e seu impacto na sociedade e na artes. A Arte surge como uma plataforma crítica e consciente que reflete e questiona sobre as questões políticas e sociais locais, que espelham consequencialmente políticas globais e interesses internacionais. Explora assim as inter-relações entre a arte, ativismo e política, através de projetos artísticos que utilizam a performance, instalação, vídeo, pintura ou a fotografia como mediums de manifesto e/ou reflexão sobre as atuais austeras políticas que brutalmente têm impactado a vida dos Europeus e Portugueses e o futuro dos seus países. EN | “ART STABS POWER - Que se vayan todos!” is an exhibition focusing on the several policies of austerity imposed not only to countries, but its impacts in Society and in the Arts. Art has always remained a critical and conscious platform reflecting upon the local social and political issues that consequentially mirror global politics and international interests. Thus it explores the current interrelationships between art, activism and politics through several art projects. These projects use performance, installation, video, painting and objects as mediums of manifestation and/or reflection on the current austerity policies that have brutally impacted the lives of the Europeans and Portuguese people as well as the future of their country. »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»> PLATAFORMA REVÓLVER Inauguração | 15 MAIO | 22h 16.05.2014 26.06.2014 | Lisboa, PT Terça-feira | Sábado 14:00 - 19:00 Rua da Boavista 84 | 1200 - 068 Lisboa E: plataformarevolver@gmail.com T:+351 213 433 259 | +351 961 106 590www.transboavista-vpf.net ……………………..……………………..……………….. BERMONDSEY PROJECT /CRISIS Inauguração | 17 JULHO| 18h 18.07.2014 03.08.2014 | Londres, UK Wednesday| Saturday 13:00 - 18:00 46 Willow Walk | London SE15SF E: info.bermondsey@crisis.org.uk T: 020 7036 2417 | 07738 149701http://bermondseyproject.com/ 

    ART STABS POWER
    QUE SE VAYAN TODOS!
    Curador Ines Valle

    Artistas: Angela Tiatia (NZ), António Lago & Susana Chiocca (PT), Beatriz Albuquerque (PT), Fernando J. Ribeiro (PT), Filipe Marques (PT), Hugo de Almeida Pinho (PT), Inês Teles (PT), Joana Gomes (PT), Joao Vilhena (PT), José de Almeida Pereira (PT), Manuel Santos Maia (MOZ), Jorge André Catarino (PT), Paul Eachus (UK), Pauliana Valente Pimentel (PT), Paulo Mendes (PT) e ART PROTESTERS (Alexandre Sequeira Lima (PT), André Fradique (PT), Beatriz Albuquerque (PT), Brigitte Dunkel (GER), João Aires (PT), João Bacelar (PT), Joao Vilhena, João Galrão (PT), Natércia Caneira (PT), Raquel Freire (PT)).


    PT | “ART STABS POWER - Que se vayan todos!” é uma exposição que se debruça sobre as diversas políticas de austeridade europeias impostas a Portugal e seu impacto na sociedade e na artes. A Arte surge como uma plataforma crítica e consciente que reflete e questiona sobre as questões políticas e sociais locais, que espelham consequencialmente políticas globais e interesses internacionais. Explora assim as inter-relações entre a arte, ativismo e política, através de projetos artísticos que utilizam a performance, instalação, vídeo, pintura ou a fotografia como mediums de manifesto e/ou reflexão sobre as atuais austeras políticas que brutalmente têm impactado a vida dos Europeus e Portugueses e o futuro dos seus países.

    EN | “ART STABS POWER - Que se vayan todos!” is an exhibition focusing on the several policies of austerity imposed not only to countries, but its impacts in Society and in the Arts. Art has always remained a critical and conscious platform reflecting upon the local social and political issues that consequentially mirror global politics and international interests. Thus it explores the current interrelationships between art, activism and politics through several art projects. These projects use performance, installation, video, painting and objects as mediums of manifestation and/or reflection on the current austerity policies that have brutally impacted the lives of the Europeans and Portuguese people as well as the future of their country.

    »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»>

    PLATAFORMA REVÓLVER
    Inauguração | 15 MAIO | 22h
    16.05.2014 26.06.2014 | Lisboa, PT

    Terça-feira | Sábado 14:00 - 19:00
    Rua da Boavista 84 | 1200 - 068 Lisboa
    E: plataformarevolver@gmail.com
    T:+351 213 433 259 | +351 961 106 590
    www.transboavista-vpf.net
    ……………………..……………………..………………..

    BERMONDSEY PROJECT /CRISIS
    Inauguração | 17 JULHO| 18h
    18.07.2014 03.08.2014 | Londres, UK

    Wednesday| Saturday 13:00 - 18:00
    46 Willow Walk | London SE15SF
    E: info.bermondsey@crisis.org.uk
    T: 020 7036 2417 | 07738 149701
    http://bermondseyproject.com/
     

    — 5 months ago
     
" Crossing by" 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 100 x 100 x 4 cm Available in Graça Brandão Gallery
 

     

    " Crossing by" 2010
    Acrylic on Canvas
    100 x 100 x 4 cm
    Available in Graça Brandão Gallery

     

    — 6 months ago with 4 notes
    " Between you and me" 2010 Enamel acrylic and acrylic on canvas 160 x 100 x 4 cm Available in Graça Brandão Gallery
 

    " Between you and me" 2010
    Enamel acrylic and acrylic on canvas
    160 x 100 x 4 cm
    Available in Graça Brandão Gallery

     

    — 6 months ago with 2 notes
    Soft Porn 4 . 2013, collage Page Magazine - Review Lolitos 2002 26, 7 x 19,5 cm

    Soft Porn 4 . 2013, collage
    Page Magazine - Review Lolitos 2002
    26, 7 x 19,5 cm

    — 7 months ago with 4 notes
    Soft Porn 3 . 2013 # 64 Page Magazine - Review Lolitos 2002 26, 7 x 19,5 cm
See more in : http://slowmotionproject.tumblr.com/

    Soft Porn 3 . 2013 # 64
    Page Magazine - Review Lolitos 2002
    26, 7 x 19,5 cm

    See more in : http://slowmotionproject.tumblr.com/

    — 7 months ago with 4 notes
    Soft Porn 2 . 2013  # 63, Collage Page Magazine - Review Idol 1995 29,5 x 20,2 cm

    Soft Porn 2 . 2013  # 63, Collage
    Page Magazine - Review Idol 1995
    29,5 x 20,2 cm

    — 7 months ago with 4 notes
    Soft Porn 1 . 2013 # 62, Collage Page Magazine - Review Idol 1995 29,5 x 20,2 cm

    Soft Porn 1 . 2013 # 62, Collage
    Page Magazine - Review Idol 1995
    29,5 x 20,2 cm

    — 7 months ago with 2 notes