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CAROLINA SERRANO
b. 1994. Funchal, Portugal.
Lives and works in Cologne, Germany.


EDUCATION
2018 - Masters Degree in Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal. 
Thesis: "The spiritual dimention of sculpture trought the work of 19 artists"
2017- Pos Graduation in Art Curatorship. Faculty of Social and Human Sciences- NOVA Lisboa
2015 - Bachelors Degree in Sculpture. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
2012 - António Arroio Artistic School. Lisbon, Portugal. 

SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS
2022. NEUSTART KULTUR, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, Germany.
2022. 7 Women Artists of the Future. ARCO Madrid 2022
2021. Auf Geht's Stipendum 2021, Ministry of Culture of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
2020. Artists and Culture Support Programme, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal
2018. Shairart Award, Zet Gallery, Portugal

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2023. Closed fists, open wrists. Galerie Alex Serra, Cologne, Germany
2023. Dentes até aos ossos [Teeth to the Bones]. Text by Susana Ventura. UMA LULIK_Gallery. Lisbon, Portugal
2021. What words to name. Text by Wilko Austermann. Galerie Alex Serra, Cologne, Germany
2020. Entre o polegar e o indicador (Between the thumb and the index finger). Text by Alexandre Melo. UMA LULIK_ Contemporary Art Galery, Lisbon., Portugal
2020. Para sempre prestes a terminar (Forever about to end). Curated by Mattia Tosti. Galeria FOCO. Lisbon, Portugal.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023. Só porque foi, e voou. Curatorship by the Students of the Master in Curatorial Studies of the College of Arts_University of Coimbra. National Museum of Contemporary Art of Lisbon, Portugal.
2023. Um dia foi desenho. Curatorship by Susana Ventura. Cicle O desenho como pensamento. Muncipal Library of Albergaria- a Velha. Aveiro, Portugal.
2023. „Vom Gegenwärtigen. Und von der Entfernung", Text by João Silvério. Kunstraum Botschaft, Berlin, Germany
2023. With each other II, Galerie Alex Serra, Cologne, Germany.
2022. With each other. Galerie Alex Serra, Cologne, Germany
2021. Tudo o que podemos fazer é esperar. Galeria Paulo Nunes Arte Contemporânea, Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal.
2020. Grão Residência Artística de Investigação. Capitania do Museu de Aveiro. Aveiro, Portugal.
2020. XV Edição do Prémio de Pintura e Escultura de Sintra D. Fernando II. MU.SA- Museu das Artes de Sintra, Portugal
2019. A Esquina apresenta. Esquina Atelier, Lisbon, Portugal.
2019. Estoutro. Espaço Cultural Mercês, Lisboa. Curated by Beatriz Coelho, Francisca Gigante e Inês Espada Vieira, Lisbon, Portugal.
2019. Cascais é a nossa terra. Forte de Santo António da Barra, São Pedro do Estoril, Portugal
2019. 5º Bienal Internacional de Arte de Espinho. Museu Municipal de Espinho, Portugal.
2019.  I will take the risk. Tomaz Hipólito Studio, Marvila, Lisboa. Curadoria de Carolina Trigueiros e TH Studio; 
2018. De fio a pavio, de uma ponta à outra. Private House. Alcântara, Lisboa. Curatorship by Coletivo Tarimba, Portugal.
2018. Singular Pace. Zet Gallery, Braga. Curatorship by Helena Mendes Pereira, Portugal.
2018. Esta casa já deu luz. Casa Plástica (antigo edifício EDP), Festival a Porta, Leiria, Portugal.
2016. GAB-A 12º edition, Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon, Portugal.
2016. GAB-A 10º edition
, Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon, Portugal.
2015. Inside/Outside. Palácio do Marquês de Pombal, Oeiras, Portugal


ART FAIRS
2022. ESTAMPA Contemporary Art Fair. Galerie Alex Serra. Spain.
2022. ARCO Madrid. UMA LULIK_ Gallery. Spain
2022. ArtMadrid22. Galerie Alex Serra. Spain
2021. Drawing Room Lisboa.  UMA LULIK_ Gallery, Portugal.

2021. Drawing Room Madrid. UMA LULIK_ Gallery, Spain.
2020. ARTISSIMA 2020 Unplugged. UMA LULIK_ Gallery

PUBLICATIONS (selected)
- FITA MAGAZINE, Time Travel. Volume IV. ISSN / 2184-9099
- Le Monde Diplomatique, Portuguese Edition. February 2023
- Le Monde Diplomatique, Portuguese Edition. November 2021.
- Altiba-9 Contemporary Art Magazine. ISSUE 08 - Cover artist, article and interview. May 2021
- Project: Dialogues. Special Edition. 18 years in Umbigo Magazine, number 72, October 2020.

RESIDENCIES
2020 - Quinta da Subserra, Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal.
2019 - GRÃO Residência Artística de Investigação. Quinta das Relvas, Aveiro, Portugal

COLLECTIONS
Leal Rios Foundation (PT)
Municipal Museum of Vila Franca de Xira (PT)
Private collections in Portugal, Germany, Spain and Brazil

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