Gustavo Fernandes

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Gustavo Fernandes- Photorealistic Artist

Gustavo Fernandes is self-taught, creative and bold, in his work stand out objects, landscapes, peoples and details that give to his work a real hyper realistic touch.

Gustavo constantly seeking the freedom that the artist wants and does it consistently. For this, works through paint, brushes and bronzes, moving with great dexterity in painting and drawing as in sculpture and photography.

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Artworks

DEA DEL MARE

oil on canvas
150×100 cm

FIRST DIVE

oil on canvas
150×100 cm

NA PONTA DA LINGUA

oil on canvas
50×50 cm

INTO THE WATER

oil on canvas
90×40 cm

DANCING STONES

oil on canvas
150×150 cm

MORNING TRIP

oil on canvas
200×80 cm

JELLY MIND

oil on canvas
150×100 cm

SEDUÇÃO

oil on canvas
250×80 cm

Curriculum

Gustavo Fernandes – Photorealistic Artist

Gustavo Fernandes is self-taught, creative and bold, in his work stand out objects, landscapes, peoples and details that give to his work a real hyper realistic touch.

Gustavo Fernandes constantly seeking the freedom that the artist wants and does it consistently. For this, works through paint, brushes and bronzes, moving with great dexterity in painting and drawing as in sculpture and photography. His color palette is varied and ranges in hew that with rigorous technical and utilizes trace strong and steady. About his work, says:

When I start a work, I live for it and only rest when I reach perfection, as much realism as possible. I like to create works that involve people’s lives, the essential in their lives “.

 

Education:

– Attended the Montreal School of Fine Arts Mission Renaissance.

– Attended the program and Graphic Arts of Dawson College.

– Expertise in the techniques and methods and Betty Edwards’ Drawing from the Artist Within “and” The Natural Way to Draw “from Nicolides.

– Training under the guidance of the artist Francisco de Oliveira.

 

Awards received:

2008 – Honorable Mention in the Bairrada Wine Museum – Portugal

2004 – Prize Mathew Fernandes – Museum Monastery Santa Maria da Vitória –

Batalha

2001 – Audience Award for Painting, Gallery D’Art Vincent INDEG (ISCTE Business School)- Lisbon

1992 – Electroliber Award – Sintra

1990 – I Prize “Fidelity” Young Painters – Lisbon

 

In 27 years of artistic life, Gustavo Fernandes exhibited in over 20 countries:

Canada / Spain / Germany / Belgium / Italy / Kazakhstan / Mozambique / Angola / USA / Netherlands / France / Austria / Finland / Brazil / Japan/South Africa.

Guest by UNICEF and a German institution to be part of a cultural initiative named Berlin Buddy Bears in which a solitary work created by him travels around the world.

Among the 140 countries elected by UNICEF includes: Turkey / USA / Australia / Argentina / Jerusalem / Seoul / Egypt / Poland / Uruguay.

 

Bibliography:

Several participations in Films, Books and Television:

2014: International Contemporary Artists Volume VIII

Of he’s major holdings in Portugal and abroad should highlight:

2013: The painting “Frescura” is the image of a poem by Tony Pelosi.

2013: Invited by José Neto to an interview about his career. Program “Art and Mind”

2013: Interview with Helena Ramos to the TV station RTP Memory.

2012: The Painting “Ampulheta Biológica” was chosen to a book cover “Pelosias” prose and poetry by Tony Pelosi, Brazilian author

2008/9/10/11/12/13: Winter shows – Art Gallery Casino Estoril – Estoril

2008: “Peinture Contemporaine à la Veille Portugaise du XXIe Siécle”,Brussels – Belgium

2006: Invited by Gallery at the Presidential Palace in Astana, Kazakhstan.

2004: World Art fair ART DESIGN Messe Berlin by Arte Viva – “Under Different Skies” – Berlin, Germany

2003: Congress Center, Exhibition of Contemporary Art III – Estoril

2003: “Ocean of Cultures”: Fair Import by Living Art, Berlin, Germany

2002: Congress Center Collection and Antiques Fair – Lisbon

2000: “2nd World Water Forum & Ministerial Conference” and “Artists Water, Seven Seas Project, Institute of Social Studies – The Hague, Netherlands.

The Circle of “United Buddy Bears for UNICEF (Buddy Bär Berlin GmbH), with road shows in major cities of the World

1999: A Portrait For Fernando Pessoa – Honoring the 111th Anniversary of the Birth of the Poet: Tribute, Lisbon

1999: “Mostra di Arti di applicat Contemporary- Objects with Soul” (EU Portuguese Presidency: Travel in Portugal) – Varese, Milan, Italy

1998: Water Museum, Ten Years of Art

1998: Integration at the conference “The Public Ministry Service and 50 Years of Universal Declaration of Human Rights “- Nations Park – Lisbon

1997: Palace of Aciprestes, Sculptures, Oeiras

1995: Centro Cultural de Belem, CRIARTE – Child Institute Initiative supported by Gallery Four and Ladder. Collaboration of the Fund. Gulbenkian, CTT, Manuel de Brito – Lisbon

1994: National Museum of Natural History- “Divine Tragedy | The INSECTÕES” – Lisbon

1994: Convent of Cardinals, Lisbon 94 -European Capital of Culture

1992: 1st Exhibition of Art :500 Years of Discovery – Batalha,Portugal

Events & Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:

2014 – Portugal Consulate in Paris

2013 – Casino Estoril Art Gallery

2012 – Cultural Center Egypt Palace, Oeiras

2012 – Epic Sana Luanda, Angola

2011 – Water Museum, Lisbon

2011 – Ap’Arte Gallery, Porto

2009 – Wine Museum, Portugal

2008 – Peinture Anglaise Contemporaine XXIe à la Veille du siècle -Brussels, Belgium

2007 – Gallery San Francisco, Lisbon

2006 – Gallery LM, Sintra

2005 – Arte Periférica Gallery, Lisbon

2004 – Gallery LM , Sintra

2004 – Gallery Moq – Art Now “Wher The Light Bends” invited by Edgar W. Froese (Tangerine Dreams), Berlin, Germany

2003 – Gallery S. Francisco, Lisbon

2003 – Gallery Lapa Gallery, Lisbon

2000 – ArtHouse Gallery, Cascais

1999 – Water Museum, Lisbon

1999 – Gallery Anagma, Valência, Spain

1998 – Gallery LM, Sintra

1998 – Conference :50 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Nations Park, Lisbon

 

Group Exhibitions:

2015 – Winter Show Plus One Gallery

2014 – Microarte Contemporary Gallery

2013 – Níenes Martin Gallery, Évora

2013 – Casino Estoril Art gallery- Autumn

2010 – Fifa World Cup in South Africa, Cape Town

2010 – Biennale Art Fair and Industrial Design

2010 – Oikos, Bolsa Palace, Porto

2009 – Winter Show, LM Gallery, Sintra

2007 – Martin Cerdó Gallery- Majorca, Spain

2007 – Estremoz Museum

2006 – Art’Emporium Gallery- Lisbon,Portugal

2006 – Artforum at Astana’s Presidential Palace in Kazakhstan

2004 – “Under Different Skies” ART+DESIGN Fair – Berlin, Germany

2004 – Inauguration of Gigai Art Space (Ministry of Interior), Lisbon

2003 – Casino Estoril Art Gallery, Estoril

2003 – “Ocean of Cultures”: Fair Import by Living Art, Berlin, Germany

2002 – Porto Arte 2003 (Contemporary Art Fair EXPONOR), Porto

2002 – Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Belém, Lisbon

2002 – Beloura Arte Gallery, Sintra

2002 – Art and Antique Fair and Collections in the Beato’s Monastery, Lisbon

2002 – Art and Antique Fair, Congress Center, Lisbon

2001 – Art House Gallery – Cascais

2001 – Villa Art Gallery, Cascais

2001 – Artes & Artes, Lisbon

2001 – Lapa Gallery, Lisbon

2001 – Galveias Gallery, Lisbon

2000 – Artists, Water, Seven Seas Project – Water Museum – Lisbon

2000 – 2nd World Water Forum & Ministerial Conference, Haia, Holland

2000 – Artists, Water and Seven Seas Project – Institute of Social Studies, Haia, Holland

2000 – Anagma Gallery, Valência, Espanha

1999 – A Portrait to the poet Fernando Pessoa -Tribute , Lisbon

1999 – Ten Contemporary Painters – Casino Estoril Art Gallery

1999 – Mostra di Arti Applicate Contemporaneous, – Varese, Milan, Italy

1999 – Contemporary Art Exhibition – Water Museum, Lisbon

 

Representations, Private and Public collections:

Count Ibex Collection Sculpture “Hand-Evolution”- with 8,5 high for the Center of Lisbon

Church Murals, Pêro Pinheiro, Sintra

Alter, Wall Panels, Church of Our Lady of the Cape, Oeiras

Sculpture “The Dolphin”, Oeiras

Decorative panels Hotel Marquês de Pombal, Lisbon

The Yeatman Hotel, Porto, Portugal

Epic Sana Luanda, Angola

Presidential Palace in Kazakhstan

Mural , Wine Museum in Anadia

Museum João Mario, Alenquer

Aveiro Museum

Edifer Group

Zara Portugal

Nokia Telecommunications

The General Inspectorate of Internal Administration

Municipality of Oeiras

Municipality of Vendas Novas

Also in other private collections such as:

Canada, Switzerland, USA, Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Finland, Brazil and Japan.

“Teia de Vime”-Sculpture, Six Senses Hotel, Porto.

 

Art Galleries representations:

Plus One Gallery, London, UK.

Galeria LM, Sintra

Ap’Arte Gallery, Porto

Casino Estoril, Art Gallery

Microarte, Art Gallery

Shair art, Braga

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