Joaquim Canotilho - Moçambicano watercolour artistic painter Curriculum Vitae

Joaquim Canotilho - Mozambique artistic painter

Profile and Working History:

1960 – 1st approach to Plastic Arts;
1960 1972 - Frequency of Painting Masters and Plastic Arts training courses in Mozambique and Portugal;
- Participates in several national and international collective exhibitions, having received many prizes;
1971 – 1st Individual Exhibition – with 18 years of age, at the Society of Studies of Lourenço Marques Gallery - Mozambique. The entire collection was sold in Lourenço Marques - Mozambique;
1973 – 1st and 3rd Prize in between 2500 participants, with 2 art works presented at a contest sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Culture - Lisbon - Portugal;
1975 – Teacher of Plastic Arts and Drawing Techniques - Nominated for the teacher's post in the Industrial School Mouzinho de Albuquerque and Centre of Cultural Studies for the Government of Mozambique.
- During this period, assignments to execute works of official character are frequent, namely the bronze statue of the 1st President of the Frelimo, Eduardo Mondelane - Mozambique;
1981 – Year of exile;
1987 – Individual exhibition. Recognized as a Mozambican Artist for the thematic choice of his works;
- People and Customs, Fauna and Scenery of his Native land - Sao Paulo - Brazil;
- Art work contribution for the decoration of new acquired Boeings, by invitation of Mozambique airlines;
- Bigger concentration on the artistic and aesthetic work - oils on canvas, gouaches, pastels and aquarelle.Joaquim Canotilho Mozambique painter artist "Depois de Beber" Original watercolour COA 0203
Distinctive Work Themes:

- Portraits (including self-portrait)
- Gathering of grapes in Pinhel – Beira Alta - Portugal;
- Wild animals - Mozambique;
- Fishermen of the Catembe, Island of Mozambique;
- City and Monuments of Maputo - Mozambique;
- Paraty - Brazil;
- The Bazaar of Maputo - Mozambique;
- Flowers of Mozambique;
- Fishermen of the Maputo quay - Mozambique;
- Flowers of Ubatuba - Mozambique;
- Ancient and monumental Lisbon;
- Las Vegas - USA; 
- Los Angeles, Hollywood - USA;
- New York;USA;
- Setúbal and its boats – Setúbal – Portugal.
Joaquim Canotilho Mozambique painter artist "Forte de Carcavelos" Original oil COA 3090
Collective Exhibitions:

1987 – National Society of Arts of Lisbon, themed The Vine and the Wine in Painting, by invitation of the wine-cellars Aliança;
1991 –  Art Gallery Multiface in Porto;
- Miró Art Gallery;
1992 – PortArte Gallery – Portimão, Algarve;
- National Society of Arts of Lisbon, launch of the book Aspects of the Plastic Arts in Portugal;
1993 – Great Exhibition of Plastic Arts at Lions Club - Lisbon;
- Art Gallery 245 - Porto;
- Library of the Faculty of Economy of Oporto, themed Painters of Portuguese Speaking Countries - Porto;
- Capitólio Cultural Centre - Porto;
1996 – Great Exhibition of Plastic Arts at Lions Club - Lisbon;
- Gallery of Art Casa de Portugal de S. Paulo - Brazil, promoted by the TAM (Artists'Gathering of Mozambique);
- "Artes Lusófona" – Sintra, Portugal;
- Inquisição Gallery – Lisbon, Portugal;
- Acervo D'Arte Gallery;
- Inquisição Gallery – Setúbal Portugal;
1998 – Showroom at Lisbon Airport, Portugal;
- Arte e Oficina "Natal 98" Gallery – Setúbal, Portugal;
1999 – E. Cruz Art Gallery – Colares, Portugal;
2000 – Artexpo - New York, USA;
- International Art. Promotion – Barcelona, Spain;
2001 – Biennial– Alenquer, Portugal;
- Paletro Coimbra, Portugal;
2002 – Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal;
2003 – Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal;
2004 – Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal;
2005 – Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal.
 

Joaquim Canotilho Mozambique painter artist "Incansável Guerreiro" Original watercolour COA 0309 

Individual Exhibitions:

1971 – Society of Studies of Lourenço Marques Gallery - Mozambique;
1987 – Exhibition in Sao Paulo, Casa de Portugal – Brazil;
- Exhibition in Sao Paulo, Hotel Uilton - Brazil;
1992 – E. Cruz Art Gallery – Colares, Portugal;
- Art Gallery of the Centre of Brazilian Studies, Maputo - Mozambique;
1994 –  "JOQUI CLUB" Gallery - Sao Paulo, Brazil;
- Gallery of Restaurante Larnac  - São Paulo, Brazil;
1996 – Montserrat Gallery - New York;
1997 – Colombo "Inquisição" Art Gallery – Lisbon, Portugal;
2001 – E. Cruz Art Gallery – Colares, Portugal;
- Arte e Oficina Gallery – Setúbal, Portugal;
- Saúd'art Gallery – Amadora, Portugal;
2002 – Santa Rita Art Gallery – Sintra, Portugal;
2003 – Santa Rita Art Gallery – Sintra, Portugal;
2004 – Santa Rita Art Gallery – Sintra, Portugal;
2005 – Santa Rita Art Gallery – Sintra, Portugal;
- Riviera Centre – Carcavelos, Portugal;
2006 – Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal;
2007 – Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal;
- Banco Caixa Agrícola, Portugal;
- Paletro – Coimbra, Portugal;
- Hibisco
2008 – Hibisco;
- Society Order of the Doctors, Portugal.

Joaquim Canotilho Mozambique painter artist "Força da Liberdade" Original watercolour COA 4597

Art Serigraphs:

1995 –  1st Personal series - "Two Women Fishing”;
1997 – 1st Series for Lions Club - “Study of Square of the Commerce, Lisbon”;
- 1st Series for Daikin - "Square of the Commerce, Lisbon”;
- 1st Personal series - "Essence of the Nectar" Rio Douro, Porto;
- 1st Personal series - "The Three Horses";
- 1st Personal series for Palette- "Elevator of Sta. Justa";
- 1st Series for Palette - "Arsenal Street";
- 1st Personal series - "Alfama";
- 1st Series - "Lion";
1998 – 1st Personal Series - "Vegetables Seller";
- 1st Series - "Sailing boats";
- 1st Personal series - "Square of Commerce" - (pink);
- 1 Personal series - " When the Sky Is Blue " Porto;
- 1 Personal series - " The Man of the Chestnuts";
- 1st Series for Pallete - "Infernal Ride";
1999 - 3 Series for Bio Merrieux - Portugal;
- 2 Personal series - "Pulling the Nets";
- 1st Personal series - Black and White “Gorilla”;
- 1st Personal series – Black and White "Leopard";
- 1st Personal series - Black and White "Tamarin";
2000 – 1st Personal series - "Walls of Bairro Alto";
- 1st Personal series "Cascais";
2005 – 1st Personal series - "Dock of Cascais";
2006 – 1st Series for Alcatel, Portugal - "New Technologies".

 

Ceramic Tiles:

2001 – 1st Personal series of 150 Unities - "Poetry of the Discovery".

 

Prizes:

1973 – 1st e 3rd Prize - Procuracy of Overseas Students of Lisbon;
1992 – 4th Place between 11.000 works - International Annual Contest of  "The Artist's Magazine” - USA;
1993 –  Prize Fernando Pessoa - S. Paulo Brasil;
1994 – Nomination for the final phase of the International Annual Contest of " The Artist's Magazine” - USA.

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