Maria Tomás (1951/...)

Maria José Tomás Pacheco Medeiros Saavedra Pinheiro

Santa Maria, Azores, 1951

Since 1961 she studies, lives and works in Lisbon.

Degree in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University

Of Lisbon.

Internship in printmaking at the Slade School of London (guest artist)

1st Prize for Painting - Artistic Creation Domingos Rebelo, Regional Directorate of Culture of the Azores (ex-aequo)

Her work in painting, printmaking, design, installation, film and Land Art, has been regularly supported by the Foundation C. Gulbenkian Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Brazilian Portuguese, Regional Directorate of Culture of the Azores.

Her work is represented in museums and private collections, both in Portugal and abroad, notably: Carlos Machado Museum, Ponta Delgada, Azores. Stitching International Museum Voor En Kleingrafiek ExLibris. Fundação Portugal Telecom, Lisbon. Heroism Museum of Angra, Terceira, Azores. Presidency of the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil. EDA / Azores Collection of Senator Barney Frank, USA. Bar Association of Cascais.

She has had twenty-four solo exhibitions, both at home and abroad, participated in invitational exhibitions institutional official representation of Portugal abroad.

She has recently implemented Artist Residencies and specific sites in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil\'s Ministry of Culture.