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PEDRO CALAPEZ
Lisbon, Portugal, 1953. 
 
EDUCATION
1969-74 Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa.
1972-75 Artistic Formation Course, S.N.B.A., Lisbon.
1976-81 Lisbon School of Fine Arts.
1981 Degree in Painting, Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes, Lisbon.
1981 Degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon.
1980-2000 Member of Cooperativa Diferencia.
1988 Scholarship from the State Secretariat of Culture.
1988-1998 Belonged to the management of AR.CO - Centro de Arte y Comunicación Visual, Lisbon, where he was also responsible for the Departments of Painting and Drawing.
2012- Receives the Degree of Commander of the Order of Infante D. Henrique.
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2019
"Les espaçes en Nathan', AR/PAB Gallery, Paris / 'The meander of the roads', Vilaseco Gallery, A Coruña / 'Double nature', Seippel Gallery, Cologne (Köln) / 'Swirl', Fernando Santos Gallery, Oporto / 'land', CAA, Agueda Arts Center, Portugal.
2018
"OLHOS nos OLHOS", Casa-Museo Fundación Medeiros y Almeida, Lisbon / "BoPeep", Seismograph, Porto / "Uninhabitable places", Portuguese Camões Cultural Centre, Luxembourg / "Suddenly wake up", Guarda Municipal Theatre Gallery, Guarda / "Dibujo y construcción", João Esteves de Oliveira Gallery, Lisbon. 
2017
"Simple traction and compression between elastic limits", Belo Galsterer Gallery, Lisbon / "Ubiquitous limit", Galería Mayor, Pollença, Mallorca (Part 1); Galería Mayor, Palma de Mallorca (Part 2) / "Loaded with clouds", Sismógrafo, Porto. 
2016
"Platform", ArtHobler Gallery, Zurich / "O Segredo da Sombra", Carmona e Costa Foundation, Lisbon / "Alrededor", FCT-Universidade Nova de Lisboa Library (Caparica Campus) / "Configuraciones", Fernando Santos Gallery, Porto.
2015
"Off-limits, Espacio Sin Retorno", Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico City / "De los valles bajos", Seippel Gallery, Cologne / "And there was nothing that didn't come from the gaze (the contingency of the gaze)", Mário Sequeira Gallery, Braga / "Search exercises", Vera Cruz Gallery, Aveiro / "Beyond the horizon", Tivoli Lisboa Contemporary Art, Lisbon / "Openspace", Belo Galsterer Gallery, Lisbon.
2014
"LYNCH THAM", New York (cat) / "Recent work", Max Estrella Gallery, Madrid / "Byte", project at Belo Galsterer Gallery, Lisbon / "Curtain burel holds opaque sky", Appleton Square, Lisbon.
2013
"Sólo hay dibujo", Luís Seoane Foundation, Corunha, Galicia (cat) / "a olho nú", CCC-Cooperativa Comunicación y Cultura, Torres Vedras / "Turnos de contemplación", Arthobler Gallery, Zurich. / Criss cross", Presence Gallery, Porto / "Espaço moldado", Casa das Artes de Tavira, Tavira / "desde el pequeño espacio entre las cosas", Nova Ogiva Municipal Gallery, Óbidos(cat) / "Branchings", Rosalux, Art Office, Berlin.
2012
"Small Bodies and Some Landscapes", Gomes Alves Gallery, Guimarães / "Fragmento", Colégio das Artes, Universidade de Coimbra (cat) / "Lameiros", Graça Morais Contemporary Art Centre, Bragança (cat). / "Cielos oscuros", Casa das Histórias Paulo Rego, Cascais (cat) / "obras recientes (Barreras)", Galerie Seippel, Colonia / "Pedro Calapez - Obras Recientes", Fonseca Macedo Gallery, Ponta Delgada / "Gimnasio (diario íntimo)", project/installation, Carpe Diem, Lisbon. 
2011
"Transfer", Espaço Cultural Ermida, Lisbon (cat) / "Soft Landscape", João Esteves Oliveira Gallery, Lisbon / "The Fourth Wall", Presença Gallery, Oporto.
2010
"Trasfondo", Max Estrella Gallery, Madrid / "Trastorno común", Miguel Nabinho Gallery, Lisbon / "Discontinuidades", SCQ Gallery, Santiago de Compostela / "Dinomod", Polytechnical Institute Gallery, Tomar / "shape dialog", Seippel Gallery, Köln.
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection) 
2019 
"A la mierda el arte - Comamos", Ferando Santos Gallery, Oporto / El Múltiple y su propriedad | 20 años de edición, Caja Negra Gallery, Madrid / "Portuguese Contemporary Jewellery", Modern Collection, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon / "De otros espacios", Porto Municipal Gallery. / No a la venta - La Colección de João Esteves Oliveira", João Esteves Oliveira Gallery, Lisbon / "Trabalho Capital - Essay on gestures and fragments", Centro de Arte Oliva, S. João da Madeira. / "Estudio XXI", Eugénio de Almeida Foundation, Évora / "semfim", Appletton-Box, Lisbon / Soy tu Venus, Bee in the lion Gallery, Ny Ny / "Diferença 40 anos", Diferença Gallery, Lisbon.
2018
"On paper", Fernando Santos Gallery, Porto / "Aún no es el mar", Corpus Christi Convent, Vila Nova de Gaia / "Black Mirror", Mario Mauroner Arte Contemporáneo, Salzburg and Vienna / "Corpo Abstracção e Linguagem na Arte Portuguesa", Aveiro Museum. / Isla al Sol", Centro Cultural São Lourenço, Almancil (Mário Sequeira Gallery) / "Caja Negra - Tours", Museu do Caramulo, Caramulo, Portugal / "10 years - the Collection", CACGM, Centro de Arte Contemporânea graça Morais, Bragança. / "color.es", Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid / "289, Proyecto Cabrita Reis", Pontes de Marchil, Faro / "40 Estíos a Pollença", Pilar Citoler Collection, San Domingo Church, Pollença / "Uma antologia, Bienal de Cerveira", Cascais Cultural Centre, Cascais. / "britishbar #12", British Bar Association, Lisbon / "Arte, Resistencia y Ciudadanía", Assembly of the Republic, Lisbon / "Exposición 289 - Proyecto Cabrita Reis", Pontes de Marchil, Faro.
2017
"Quote/decrypt. Enter settlement and dialog. / MAAT - Lisbon Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology / "Uma Colecção = Um Museu 2007/2017", MACE, Elvas / "Feria Estampa", Madrid / "Revolución", Colegio de las Artes, Coimbra / "Form und Fluiditä", Stöckle Hauser Gallery, Stuttgart / "Carregados de nuvens" (about the book Céu Aberto de Paulo Costa Domingos), Sismógrafo, Porto. "/Corpo Abstracção e Linguagem na Arte Portuguesa" Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Nadir Afonso, Chaves y Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, Castelo Branco / "Arco Madrid" (Mario Sequeira Gallery), Madrid. / Papeleo, carriers of ideas", Belo Galsterer Gallery, Lisbon / "CITA DESECUTA, entre apropiación y diálogo", EDP Foundation Works, Porto Municipal Gallery / "Portugal in flagrante: Operación 3", Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.
2016
"Mater dei, Iglesia Conceição Velha, Lisbon / KUNST 16, Zurich (Arthobler Gallery) / Bajo las fronteras, MACE, Elvas and MUDE, Lisbon / Arte contemporáneo de Portugal, Vol. XI", Portuguese Chancellery Embassy, Washington DC (Cat) / "...Not only places of happiness", Trainer's Museum, Lisbon / "Labyrinth and Echo", CIAJG, Guimarães / "Tropical Portugal", Merzbau Gallery, Miami. / Collections ACB and Adlatere de Bárbara de Rueda", Exhibition Casino, Seville / "Backstories", FASVS, Museu Vieira da Silva, Lisboa e Mudas, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Madeira / "Las Casas de la Colección Moderna" CAM-FCG, Lisbon. / Arco Lisboa" (Galerías Belo Galsterer, Fernando Santos, João Esteves Oliveira, Mário Sequeira), Sala da Cordoaria, Lisbon / "Evolución" (AENA Collection), Centro del Carmen, Valencia / "Zona Maco" (Galería Luís Adelantado), Mexico.
2015
"EuroScope" (EIB Collection), Cercle Cité, Luxembourg / "Afinidades Electivas" (Col. J. Sarmento), Fundação EDP and Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon / "Um horizonte de proximidades" (from the Cachola Collection), Archipelago Centro de Artes Contemporáneas, San Miguel, Azores. / "Arte contemporáneo en Madeira", Mudas Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Madeira, Calheta, Madeira / CON]TEXT - Art, word and book, Porto Municipal Gallery / "Paperworks II", Belo Galsterer Gallery, Lisbon / "How do you pronounce design in Portuguese?"All rights reserved: Coisas do Mundo na Colecção Norlinda e José Lima", Núcleo de Arte da Oliva Creative Factory, S.João da Madeira / "Linha e cor (epi)centro da saúde - Obras da Colecção da Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento", Centro de saúde de Sete Rios, Lisbon. / "En todas partes es el mismo cielo - Una perspectiva del paisaje en la colección Norlinda y José Lima", Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Castelo Branco. / "Consecuencia del Olhar (Paisajes en la colección MG)", Espaço Adães Bermudes, Alvito.
2014
Tríptico", Neupergama Gallery, Torres Novas / "Retenido en la retina", Casa Museu Anastácio Gonçalves, Lisbon / "O Sagrado na Arte", S. Vicente de Fora Convent, Lisbon / "Within / Beyond Borders", Banco de Portugal, Lisbon / "Arco" (Max Estrella Gallery and Belo Galsterer Gallery), Madrid. / Paperworks", Belo Galsterer Gallery, Lisbon / "Art Karlsruhe" (Arthobler Gallery), Karlsruhe / "Do Barroco para o Barroco", Casa Museu Guerra Junqueiro, Porto / "Andante", Museu del Azulejo Manolo Safont, Onda / "Un cadáver extraño para el siglo XXI", SNBA, Lisbon / "Kunst 14 Zürich" (Arthobler Gallery), Zürich.
2013
"93", CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela / "Paisaje y naturaleza", Évora Museum / "ABECEDÁRIO, 40 años de Ar.co, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon / "Bajo el signo de Amadeo", CAM-Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon / "Del barroco al barroco - es arte contemporáneo". / Casa de la Parra, Santiago de Compostela / "air_port_art", AENA Contemporary Art Collection, Luís Seoane Foundation, Coruña, Galicia / "Entre as Margens" Museo Nacional Soares dos Reis, Oporto / "Prova Dadas", Centro Cultural Palacio Egipcio, Oeiras / "Sincronias - Colecção António Cachola", MEIAC, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz. / "Basel Solo Project (ArtHobler Gallery)", Basel Art Fairs, Basel / "Wavy banners", The Wave Cultural Festival, West Jutland, DK / "Branchings", Rosalux, Berlin Art Office, Berlin / "Paraísos Naturales: Reflejos Artificiales - Colección Aena", Real jardin Botánico, Madrid / "Encuentro y Diálogo. Collections of visual arts of the Parliament and the Government of Extremadura", MEIAC, Badajoz (itinerant through other spaces in 2013) / "Kunst 13, Zürich (Arthobler Gallery), Zurich.
2012
"Cita a ciegas, Biblioteca Paulista, Lisbon / "Huellas, Puntos y Líneas: dibujos de la colección A.Cachola", MACE, Museu Arte Contemporânea de Elvas / "Premio Máximo Ramos, Centro Torrente Ballester, Ferrol / "Génesis, de las obras de la colección A. Cachola", MACE, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Elvas, Portugal /"Arte Portugués del Siglo XX, 1960-2010, MNAC - Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Lisbon / "Art Bruxelles" (Galería Max Estrella), Brussels / "Arco" (Galería Max Estrella and Galería SCQ), Madrid / "Arte Lisboa" (Galería Presence, Miguel Nabinho and SCQ) / "Passante no Mundo - Paulo Reis e Cª, Quase Galeria, Porto.
2011
"La coleçión, Barrié Foundation, A Coruña / "Líneas y recuerdos", works from the Almada City Council collection, Setúbal Archaeological Museum / "Olor Color", Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona / "Gabinete de curiosidades #1", Luís Serpa Projectos Gallery, Lisbon / "De la discusión nace la luz", works from the EDP collection, Santo António Convent, Loulé. / Pieza de Conversación", Arte do Convento Espírito Santo Municipal Gallery, Loulé / "Casa comum", works in the CAM Collection, Centre of Modern Art, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon / "Arco" (Max Estrella Gallery and SCQ Gallery), Madrid / "Art Bruxelles" (Max Estrella Gallery), Brussels. 
2010
"It's not my fault, works from the António Cachola Collection." Berardo Museum", Lisbon / "The Collection", Barrié Foundation, A Coruña / "The Secret Life of Words", CAS-Sines Art Centre, Sines / "Horizonte, Miguel Nabinho Gallery, Lisbon / "Vorbilder-Bildzitate", Städtischen Galerie Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach. / O fio condutor", Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon / "Arco 09" (Max Estrella Gallery), Madrid / "Just Madrid" (Miguel Nabinho Gallery), Madrid / "art Amsterdam '10" (Galerie Wit), Amsterdam / "Art Bruxelles" (Max Estrella Gallery), Brussels.
 
Performances (scenography)
2017
"Nathan the Wise", Almada Municipal Theatre Joaquim Benite, Almada, Portugal.
1995
"La disputa", scenography, Teatro da Trindade, Lisbon.
1993
"Zerlina", stage design, Teatro Nacional D.Maria II, Lisbon.
1989
"A viagem de Inverno" (directed by N.Vieira de Almeida), Acarte-CAM, F.C.Gulbenkian, Lisbon.
1987
"Le travail du peintre" (with N.Vieira de Almeida), Acarte-CAM, F.C.Gulbenkian, Lisbon.
 
 
AWARDS
2012
"XXII Premio Internacional Máximo de Imprenta, 2012", Ferrol, Spain.
2005
National Graphic Art Award, National Chalcography of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Madrid.
"AICA Award (International Association of Art Critics - Portuguese section).
2001
"EDP Painting Prize, Lisbon.
1999
"Premi Ciutat de Palma de Palma de Pintura", Palma de Mallorca.
1998
El Brocense" Prize, Cáceres County Council.
1994
"Design Prize", Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró de Mallorca.
1990
"Unión Latina Prize", Lisbon.
1987
Amadeo de Sousa Cardoso", Serralves Museum, Porto.
1986
"Arte de los ochenta", V Cerveira's Biennial, Portugal.
1984
"84 Lagos," Lagos.