Rita Ferreira

Exhibition view, "FLORA: Aquisições do Núcleo de Arte Contemporânea da CML e do Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar (2018, 2019, 2020)", curated by Sara Antónia Matos and Pedro Faro, Atelier Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon, 2021. (photo: AJMP)

Exhibition view, "FLORA: Aquisições do Núcleo de Arte Contemporânea da CML e do Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar (2018, 2019, 2020)", curated by Sara Antónia Matos and Pedro Faro, Atelier Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon, 2021. (photo: AJMP)

Exhibition view, "Mal-me-quer", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2020. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Mal-me-quer", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2020. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Mal-me-quer", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2020. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Mal-me-quer", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2020. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Installation view, "Mais nada se move em cima do papel", curated by Sara Antónia Matos, Centro de Arte de Águeda, Portugal, 2020. (photo: Centro de Arte de Águeda)

Installation view, "Mais nada se move em cima do papel", curated by Sara Antónia Matos, Centro de Arte de Águeda, Portugal, 2020. (photo: Centro de Arte de Águeda)

Exhibition view, "A Terceira Margem", Anozero’ 19 Bienale de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal 2019. (photo: Francisco Ferreira)

Exhibition view, "A Terceira Margem", Anozero’ 19 Bienale de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal 2019. (photo: Francisco Ferreira)

Exhibition view, "Parasita", curated by João Silvério, Travessa da Eremida, Lisboa, 2019. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Parasita", curated by João Silvério, Travessa da Eremida, Lisboa, 2019. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Cham"a, Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon, 2018. (photo: AMJP)

Exhibition view, "Cham"a, Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon, 2018. (photo: AMJP)

Exhibition view, "Tudo o que é profundo ama a máscara", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon 2017

Exhibition view, "Tudo o que é profundo ama a máscara", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon 2017

Exhibition view, "Boca Seca Coluna Húmida", Galeria Diferença, Lisboa 2017

Exhibition view, "Boca Seca Coluna Húmida", Galeria Diferença, Lisboa 2017

Rita Ferreira (Óbidos, 1991) lives and works in Lisbon. The painting of Rita Ferreira extracts ephemeral items and old memories from her personal archive, whose legibility is, however, excluded and deferred. She obtained a BA in Painting at the Lisbon School of Fine Arts (University of Lisbon). In 2016 she was awarded the grant “Bolsa Jovens Criadores do Centro Nacional da Cultura”. Solo exhibitions: Mal-me-quer, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (2020); Parasita, curated by João Silvério, Travessa da Ermida, Lisbon (2019); Tara, Galería F2, Madrid (2019); Anexo B – Rita Ferreira, curated by Ana Cristina Cachola, Lisbon (2018); Boca Seca Coluna Húmida, curated by Ana Cristina Cachola, Galeria Diferença, Lisbon (2017). Collective exhibitions include: Objectos Específicos Parte 1 – Obras da Colecção Figueiredo Ribeiro, curated by Ana Anacleto and João Silvério, Museu Ibérico de Arqueologia e Arte de Abrantes, Abrantes (2022); Um Corpo, Um Rio, curated by David Revés, Galeria Liminare, Lisbon (2021); Badabum! (with Jorge Varanda), UPPERCUT, Lisbon (2021); Pintura: Campo de Observação, curated by João Pinharanda, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon (2021); Mais nada se move em cima do papel, curated by Sara Antónia Matos, Centro de Arte de Águeda (2020);  2012-2020: Obras da Coleção António Cachola, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Elvas (2020); A Terceira Margem, Anozero’ 19 Bienal de Coimbra, Coimbra (2019); FOCUS: Portugal, curated by João Ribas, Art Toronto 2019, Toronto (2019); Chama, Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon (2018); 1000 anos depois entre Vénus e Marte, works from the Antonio Cachola Collection, Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto (2017); A coisa está preta, curated by Pipi Colonial (Ana Cristina Cachola, Daniela Agostinho and Joana Mayer), Bregas, Lisbon (2017); Primeira Página, Galeria Módulo, Lisbon (2014); O Papel do desenho. O mundo é a minha imaginação, Galeria Angeles Baños, Badajoz (2014); Finalistas de Pintura, SNBA, Lisbon (2014) ; Ninguém diz nada, Quinta da Alagoa, Carcavelos (2013); FUSO- Anual de Video de Arte Internacional de Lisboa, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon (2013); Summer Calling, Sala do Veado – MNHNC, Lisbon (2013); Piquete, Residências Coop, Lisbon (2012) and GAB-A, FBAUL, Lisbon (2012). In 2016 she published an interview with artist André Romão, titled A política sente-se nos ossos, in magazine Revista Contemporânea and was on the editorial board of Revista Marte#05 – Os processos da arte along with Catarina Rosendo, Igor Jesus, Ligia Afonso and Sara Brito; in the same magazine she had published an interview with artist José Loureiro titled A pintura é uma sardinha in 2014. In 2022 Rita Ferreira is one the finalists of the EDP New Artists Prize. Her work is part of various national and international collections such as: NMNM – Noveau Museé National de Mónaco Collection, Monaco ; EDP Foundation Collection, Portugal; Lisbon City Hall Collection, Portugal; António Cachola Collection, Portugal; De Bruin-Heijn Collection, Netherlands; Fernando Ribeiro Collection, Portugal; PLMJ Collection, Portugal; Norlinda e José Lima Collection, Portugal; Millennium BCP Foundation, Portugal; other private collections in Portugal, Spain, Denmark, USA and Canada.

Obras seleccionadas

Mal-me-quer, 2020, Oil on paper, steel cables, cable clamps and iron structure, diptych, 270 x 244 x 217 cm. Fundação EDP Collection. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Mal-me-quer, 2020, Oil on paper, steel cables, cable clamps and iron structure, diptych, 270 x 244 x 217 cm. Fundação EDP Collection. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Fantasma, 2020, permanent ink on plastic, 46,5 x 36,5 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Fantasma, 2020, permanent ink on plastic, 46,5 x 36,5 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Tarte, 2019, oil on paper and iron structure, 187 x 158,5 x 4 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Tarte, 2019, oil on paper and iron structure, 187 x 158,5 x 4 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Mal-me-quer, 2019, oil on paper and iron structure, 187 x 158,5 x 4cm. Norlinda e José Lima Collection. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Mal-me-quer, 2019, oil on paper and iron structure, 187 x 158,5 x 4cm. Norlinda e José Lima Collection. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Parasita, 2019, oil on paper and iron structure,
350 x 250 cm.
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Parasita, 2019, oil on paper and iron structure,
350 x 250 cm.
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Limoeiro, 2019, Oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, 86,5 x 61 x 3 cm

Limoeiro, 2019, Oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, 86,5 x 61 x 3 cm

Bago/Cacho, 2019, oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, diptych,
(2x) 86,5 x 61 x 3 cm

Bago/Cacho, 2019, oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, diptych,
(2x) 86,5 x 61 x 3 cm

Figueira-da-índia, 2019, oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, triptych,
(3x) 86,5 x 61 x 3cm. Millennium BCP Collection

Figueira-da-índia, 2019, oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, triptych,
(3x) 86,5 x 61 x 3cm. Millennium BCP Collection

Pétala, 2019, oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, triptych,
86,5 x 61 x 3cm.

Pétala, 2019, oil on paper, iron structure and magnets, triptych,
86,5 x 61 x 3cm.

Mal-me-quer, 2020, oil on paper, 86,5 x 61 cm.
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Mal-me-quer, 2020, oil on paper, 86,5 x 61 cm.
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Mal-me-quer, 2020, oil on paper, 67,5 x 61 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Mal-me-quer, 2020, oil on paper, 67,5 x 61 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

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