António Campos Rosado

António Campos Rosado was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1952. In 1977 he completed the Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts – Sculpture at the Bath Academy of Art, in the UK. In 1979, he works with João Cutileiro in the intensive stone sculpture course, Ar.Co, Lisbon, in which he is introduced to working directly on stone using electric tools. With a grant from the Fulbright program for the period 1984-1987, he obtained a Master’s degree in Fine Arts, Sculpture, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Despite his initial training in sculpture, Campos Rosado has dedicated the last few years mainly to cultural management. Between 1994 and 1998 he directed the theme pavilions unit of Expo’98, for which he conceived the urban art program in conjunction with architects Manuel Salgado and Vassalo Rosa, and between 1999 and 2002 he was responsible for programming, curation, production and operation of exhibitions at the Portugal Pavilion. Between 2006 and 2007 he directed the Exhibition Center of Centro Cultural de Belém