Graça Morais

Graça Morais was born on March 17, 1948 in Vieiro, Trás-os-Montes. She concluded the degree of Painting in 1971 at the School of Fine Arts of Porto (ESBAP). She currently divides her time between Trás-os-Montes and Lisbon, having ateliers in both places. She lived in Paris from 1976 to 1979 with a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. She is a member of the National Academy of Fine Arts and several associations, brotherhoods and cultural foundations.

From 1974 until 2019 she organized and participated in more than a hundred solo and collective exhibitions in Portugal and abroad. Particularly noteworthy are the representation of Portugal in the XVII Biennale of São Paulo (1983) and the solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo (1984) and the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro (1985). Also relevant are the exhibitions Humanidade, in 2018 at the Centro de Arte Contemporânea Graça Morais, in Bragança, and Metamorfoses da Humanidade, in 2019 at MNAC, in Lisbon, and at MNSR, in Porto.