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Francisco Laranjo

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was born in Lamego, Portugal in 1955.

Graduates in Fine Arts at PortoFine Arts School in 1978.

1981-1983 Post-Graduation Scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

1995 Scholarship from the JNICT - National Scientific Research Board. 1995-1999 Several Scholarships from the European Commission.2000 Scholarship from the Goethe Institut in Dresden, Germany.

Associate Professor at the School of Arts of the University of Porto. Lives and works in Porto, Portugal.

Museums and Public Collections

  • JAP, Modern Art Centre, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, Kunsan National University, Republic of Corea
  • Ministry of Culture, Porto
  • Ministry of Financies Collection, Lisbon
  • Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Museum, Amarante
  • Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
  • MARGS, Museu de Arte de Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • ASP, Museum Wroclaw, Poland
  • Macao Cultural Centre, People's Republic of China
  • Teixeira Lopes House Museum, Vila Nova de Gaia

Solo Exhibitions Selection

    2007

  • Francisco Laranjo, Sineva, Galeria Sala Maior, Porto, Portugal
  • Francisco Laranjo, Discourse of Veracity, Axis Contemporary Gallery (Part of the ArtCity Festival), Calgary, Canada
  • Francisco Laranjo, Mirror, MARGS - Museu de Arte de Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

    2006

  • Francisco Laranjo, Drawing, Museum of Wroclaw, Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Solitude and Utopia, Lugar do Desenho - Fundacao Julio Resende, Gondomar, Portugal

    2005

  • Francisco Laranjo, Painting and Drawing, Centro Cultural de Braganca, Braganca, Portugal
  • Ocean, from Sophia, FMO Gallery, Porto, Portugal

    2004

  • Mirror and other places, Dumaresq Gallery, Recife, Brasil
  • Painting, Biblioteca Municipal de Santa Maria da Feira, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal

    2003

  • Under Different Skies, Fonseca Macedo Gallery, Ponta Delgada, Acores, Portugal
  • Cinq Objects, Sala Sleoane, Sargadelos Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

    2002

  • Discourse of Veracity, Sala Maior Gallery, Porto, Portugal
  • The Places of Drawing, Palacete Viscondes de Balsemao, Porto, Portugal
  • Matter and Transparence, Gamela Gallery, Joao Pessoa, Brasil
  • Francisco Laranjo, Recent Works, Art Academy of Latvia and Bastejs Gallery, Riga, Latvia
  • Excerpts and Intuition, Instituto Camoes, Luxembourg
  • Mirror, Museum of the Republic, Catete Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

    2001

  • Two Places, Casa Oficina Antonio Carneiro, Porto, Portugal
  • Places, Espaco Branco Gallery, Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • Francisco Laranjo, Camoes Institute, Brussels, Belgium

    2000

  • Intimate Infinite, Casa da Cultura de Estarreja, Estarreja, Portugal
  • Memory, Transformations and Images, Artesis Gallery, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Memory, Transformations and Images, Trem Gallery, Faro, Portugal
  • Work 1979-1999, Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Museum, Amarante, Portugal

    1998

  • Intimate Land, Gallery Chateau Cartier, Aylmer (Quebec), Canada
  • Intimate Land, Camoes Institute -Almada Negreiros Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    1997

  • Simultaneities, The Gallery in Cork St, London, United Kingdom

    1997

  • Simultaneities, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry, United Kingdom

    1996

  • Recent Works, Cooperativa Arvore, Porto, Portugal

    1994

  • Francisco Laranjo, Interart Gallery, Heeswijk, The Netherlands
  • Francisco Laranjo, Nogueira da Silva Museum, University Gallery, Braga, Portugal
  • Francisco Laranjo, EPAL Water Museum, Lisbon, Portugal

    1993

  • Iter Duriense, Nasoni Gallery, Porto, Portugal

    1992

  • Watercolours, Gallery 5, Coimbra, Portugal

    1990

  • Francisco Laranjo, Nasoni Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

    1989

  • Francisco Laranjo, Interart Gallery, Heeswijk, The Netherlands

    1986

  • Francisco Laranjo, Barca de Artes Gallery, Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • Francisco Laranjo, Nasoni Gallery, Porto, Portugal

    1985

  • Francisco Laranjo, Roma e Pavia Gallery, Porto, Portugal
  • Francisco Laranjo, S. Pedro Gallery, Amarante, Portugal

    1984

  • Francisco Laranjo, Modulo Centro Difusor de Arte, Porto, Portugal

    1982

  • Francisco Laranjo, Roma e Pavia Gallery, Porto, Portugal
  • Francisco Laranjo, Lamego Museum, , Lamego, Portugal

    1981

  • Francisco Laranjo, Eng? Antonio de Almeida Foundation, Porto, Portugal

    1978

  • Francisco Laranjo, Fine Arts Museum of Porto School, Porto, Portugal

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