Marco Pires

Marco Pires was born in Alcobaça, in 1977. He studied Painting and Plastic Arts at the Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa (1996-2001). He has participated in several group shows: Non-Stop Opening, Galeria ZdB, Lisboa, 2000; Museu Nacional da Ciência e da Técnica, Coimbra, 2005; Ariane de Rothschild Art Prize, Palácio Galveias, in 2005, and LX Factory, in 2007, Lisboa; Opções & Futuros, Arte Contempo, Lisboa, and Museu Municipal, Faro, 2006, and Museu da Cidade, 2009; in 2008, Pattern, Hallway Projects, San Francisco, USA; Topografias Urbanas, Galeria Fúcares, Almagro, Spain; Enganar a Fome, Espaço Avenida 211, Lisboa; Manifestaciones del Arte Emergente Portugués, Caracas, Venezuela, and Volto Já- Uma Exposição Documental, Sala Poste-ite, Porto, both in 2009; Aires del Oeste, R.O. Proyectos, Madrid, 2014, among others. His solo shows were: Magnificare, Sala Poste-ite, Porto, 2006; in 2007, Rebatimento, Sala Poste-ite, and Displacements Maps, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, both in Porto, and White Lies, Galeria Caroline Pagès, Lisboa; Toporama, Appleton Square, Lisboa, 2008; Obras sobre papel, Galeria João Esteves de Oliveira, Lisboa, 2009; in 2010 X Y Z, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto, and Desvio, Galeria Municipal Paços do Concelho, Torres Vedras.

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