Marco Pires

Biography

1977, Alcobaça, Portugal

Lives and works in Lisbon.
Marco Pires graduated in Painting from FBAUL, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, in 2001.
Has regularly exhibited since then. He focuses his attention on issues inherent to the understanding and representation of space. His work ponders the nature and efficiency of language, deconstructing in unexpected ways the codes and expectations that communicate its existence to us.
Site: www.marcopires.com

Individual exhibitions

2020

Slow Atlas, Galeria Fonseca Macedo, Ponta Delgada

2019

Slow Atlas, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto

2018

Ilha, Porta 14, Lisbon

2017

Ouvido no Deserto, Galeria João Esteves de Oliveira, Lisbon

2015

West, Fonseca Macedo – Arte Contemporânea, P. Delgada, Azores
AR Sólido (com António Bolota), Lisbon

2010

X, Y, Z, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto
Desvio, Paços do Concelho, Torres Vedras, Portugal

2009

Obras sobre papel, Galeria João Esteves de Oliveira, Lisbon

2008

Toporama, Appleton Square, Lisbon

2007

Displacement Maps, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto
Rebatimento, Sala Poste-ite, Oporto
White Lies, Galeria Caroline Pagès, Lisbon

2006

Magnificare, Sala Poste-ite, Oporto

2005

Horizon, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Oporto

2004

Paisagem Branca, Fuga Pela Escada, Guimarães
Lustro, Galeria Consigo, Coimbra

2002

Cell data, Galeria Artfit, Lisbon

1998

Cisterna da Faculdade de Belas Artes, Lisbon

1995

Ala Sul do Mosteiro de Alcobaça, Portugal

Scholarships, Support and Residencies

2015

EDP Foundation New Artists Award

2007

Ariane de Rothschild Art Prize

2005

Ariane de Rothschild Art Prize

1998

Jovens Criadores, Clube Português de Artes & Ideias

Collections

Junta de Extremadura, Consejería de Agricultura y Medio Ambiente, Spain
PLMJ Foundation
Leal Rios Collection
PCR Collection
Marín Gaspar Collection
EDP Foundation
José Carlos Santana Pinto Collection

Works available