Artistic Residence

Art Centre La Regenta

Nov 5th - Dec 5th 2019



Art Centre La Regenta

Nov 5th to Dec 5th 2019

Within the protocol between the ARQUIPÉLAGO – Contemporary Arts Centre and the Art Centre La Regenta for the exchange promotion of artists between the Azores and the Canaries through an Artistic Residences’ project, two artists were selected to develop their projects this year in the respective Arts Centres that will culminate in an individual exhibit.

Susana Aleixo Lopes was the Azorean artist selected on the Open Call launched by the ARQUIPÉLAGO – Contemporary Arts Centre and is now in the Art Centre La Regenta where she will develop her project in Artistic Residence.



Susana Aleixo Lopes was born in July 22, 1987, in Ponta Delgada. She currently lives and works in Lisbon. In 2007, she enrolled in the course of Visual Arts in Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto and got her degree in Sculpture, finishing it during her Erasmus Program in the Fine Arts Academy of Gdansk, in Poland, in 2012.

She has been participating in several collective exhibitions – Walk and Talk Azores; in Art contests – ArteMar Estoril; and artistic residences – Cabeceiras de Basto. Her individual exhibits include, No One can Tell, Arco 8 Gallery, São Miguel, 2018; O Vazio preenche-se, Exhibit’s room in the FCT Nova’s library, Almada, 2017, 2018; Por um Fio, Pinho Dinis Gallery, Municipal House of Culture of Coimbra, Coimbra, 2015; A mais, Geraldes da Silva Gallery, Porto, 2012; Intimate Chaos, Espaço Particular, Porto, 2011.

Susana Aleixo Lopes has work represented in EDA Renewables’ Collection (São Miguel Azores); Site Specific’ Project (São Miguel Azores; Lisbon, Porto), among other private collections (São Miguel Azores; Lisbon; Porto; Coimbra; Los Angeles, Bilbao).

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