João Galrão

João Galrão

Born in Sintra, in 1975. Currently lives and works in Lisbon. From 1996 to 2001 he studied at Ar.Co, in Lisbon, where he completed the Advanced Course in Plastic Arts. He has exhibited individually in galleries such as: Graça Brandão, Porto (2003), Hammer sidi, London (2003), Agça Vera Cortês Art, Lisbon (2005), Casa Triângulo, Sã o Paulo (2005); The Chemistry Gallery, Prague (2008) and Galeria António Prates (2018 and 2020).

Since 1996 he has participated in several group exhibitions, including the Ar.Co Student Exhibition (1999, 2000 and 2001); The Collector's Room, Galeria Canvas, Porto (2002), Salon de Montrouge 48ème (European Young Creators Salon) Montrouge, Barcelona and Amarante (2003); Galeria Luis Adelentado, Valencia (2003) and now as curator and one of the artists involved in the "Afrontamentos" project.

His work lies on the border between painting and sculpture, creating a three-dimensional value obtained through the use of elevations and depressions.

João Galrão is currently represented by Galeria António Prates in Lisbon, Portugal.