Catarina Lira Pereira

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Catarina Lira Pereira  was born in Bordeaux, France, in 1977.

She lives and works at Alcobaça, Portugal.

 

. Painting degree course of Fine arts - Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto, Portugal,

1996 - 2001.

. Postgraduate in Drawing - Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal,

2002 - 2005.

 

 

Solo exhibitions:

 

2013 . On the side - Fundaçao Julio Resende, Gondomar, Portugal.

2012 . Breaktime - White8 galerie, Vienna, Austria.

2011 . Somewhere - Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal.

2011 . On my way - White8 galerie, Villach, Austria.

2010 . On my own - Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal.

2010 . Sentimental journey - White8 galerie, Villach, Austria.

2009 . Love and reality - White8 galerie, Vienna, Austria.

2009 . You and me - Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal.

2008 . Lese Code - Galeria Zaum Projects, Lisbon, Portugal.

2007 . Otome - Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal.

2007 . Hidden glances - White8 galerie, Villach, Austria.

2006 . 80:65 - Centro Municipal da Cultura de Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal.

2005 . Sept du matin - Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal.

2005 . Force (L) - Galeria Umnome, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.

2004 . As ligações energéticas de Kaez - Galeria Pedro Serrenho, Lisbon, Portugal.

2003 . Daeg - Galeria Municipal do Montijo, Portugal.

 

 

Group exhibitions (selection):

 

2013 . Tiro no escuro, Galeria Bangbang, Lisboa, Portugal.

2013 . Portraits - On the road to... - White8 galerie, Vienna, Austria.

2011 . Young, dynamic and the contemporary - in the white cube - White8 galerie, Vienna, Austria.

2011 . VIII Prémio Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, Amarante, Portugal.

2011 . XVI Bienal Internacional de Arte de Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal.

2011 . IC2 - Armazém7, Lisboa, Portugal.

2011 . Jogo de Opostos - Centro de Arte de São João da Madeira, Paços da Cultura, S. João da

Madeira, Portugal.

2010 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez), Lisbon, Portugal.

2010 . Abre-Alas, curated by Beatriz Lemos | Felipe Scovino | Guga Ferraz, A Gentil Carioca Gallery,

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2009 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez), Lisbon, Portugal.

2009 . Viennafair (booth White8 Galerie), Vienna, Austria.

2008 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez), Lisbon, Portugal.

2008 . Sets #3 - Galeria Ramis Barquet, Monterrey, Mexico.

2008 . Sets #3 - Ramis Barquet Gallery, Chelsea, New York, USA.

2008 . START - Galeria Zaum Projects, Lisbon, Portugal.

2008 . Bridge Art Fair (booth White8 Galerie), NY, USA.

2008 . LA.GA BAGS (special projects with Krvkurva) - MUDAM, Luxembourg.

2007 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez), Lisbon, Portugal.

2007 . 6th edition Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Prize, Amarante, Portugal.

2007 . Zoo Art Fair (booth Saatchi Online), London, UK

2007 . Large formats - Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery, Miami, USA

2007 . Cornice Art Fair (booth White8 Galerie), Venice, Italy.

2007 . KIAF 07 (booth White8 Galerie), Seoul, Korea.

2006 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez) Lisbon, Portugal.

2006 . Art.fair (booth White8 galerie), Köln, Germany

2005 . Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal.

2005 . 5th Prize Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, Amarante, Portugal.

2005 . 14 fragmentos contempoaneos II - Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.

2005 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez), Lisbon, Portugal.

2004 . CAE, Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

2004 . Art Cologne' 04, (booth Galeria Alvarez), Köln, Germany.

2004 . Arte Lisboa (booth Galeria Alvarez), Lisbon, Portugal.

2003 . Colectiva ao 8itavo mês - Galeria Pedro Serrenho, Lisbon, Portugal.

2002 . Passa_Porte - Galeria do Palácio, Porto, Portugal.

2001 . Centro Cultural de Paredes de Coura, Portugal.

2001 . 11th Bienal Internacional de Arte de Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal.

 

 

Bibliography:

 

- "Catarina Lira Pereira", in Parnass, Austria, September 2009

- "La nostalgie en couleurs", in Fluctuart, Online Publication, July 21, 2008

- Modder, Sabine. "Annie", in Art Moco, Online Publication, July 16, 2008

- "Ramis Barquet", in Podartgallery, Online Publication, July 13, 2008

- Sherwin, Brian. "Art Space Talk: Catarina Lira Pereira", in Myartspace>blog, Online Publication,

June 13, 2007

- Ruby Mag, Online Publication, No. 17, April 15, 2007

- Gronlund, Melissa. "Your gallery: critics' choice by Melissa Gronlund", in Saatchi Online,

Online Publication, August 27, 2006

- Menitra, Graça. “Catarina Lira Pereira, artista plástica”, in Jornal de Leiria / Viver, Portugal,

December 29, 2005

- Rocha de Sousa. “Primavera, primaveras”, in Jornal de Letras, Artes e Ideias, Portugal,

August 2, 2005

- Halpern, Manuel. “Ligações perigosas”, in Jornal de Letras, Artes e Ideias, Portugal, July 6, 2004

 

 

Selected prizes and distinctions:

 

2002 . Vespeira Prize of Photograph - 7ª Bienal de Artes Plásticas Cidade do Montijo, Portugal.

2001 . Painting Prize António Joaquim - Artistas de Gaia, Portugal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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