Tiago Baptista

Exhibition view "The only show is the waiting one", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view "The only show is the waiting one", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view "The only show is the waiting one", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view "The only show is the waiting one", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, “Febre”, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon, 2021. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, “Febre”, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon, 2021. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, “Presente Contínuo: Aquisições Recentes da Coleção Norlinda e José Lima”, Centro de Arte Oliva, São João da Madeira, 2020. (photo: Dinis Santos)

Exhibition view, “Presente Contínuo: Aquisições Recentes da Coleção Norlinda e José Lima”, Centro de Arte Oliva, São João da Madeira, 2020. (photo: Dinis Santos)

Exhibition view, “Cosmo/Política #5: Comunidades Provisórias”, Museu do Neorealismo, Vila Franca de Xira, 2019

Exhibition view, “Cosmo/Política #5: Comunidades Provisórias”, Museu do Neorealismo, Vila Franca de Xira, 2019

Exhibition view, “Variations Portugaises”, CAC, Meymac, France, 2018
(photo: Aurelien Mole)

Exhibition view, “Variations Portugaises”, CAC, Meymac, France, 2018
(photo: Aurelien Mole)

Exhibition view, “Atrás do pensamento”, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2018

Exhibition view, “Atrás do pensamento”, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2018

Exhibition view, "Prémio EDP Novos Artistas", Fundação EDP & Casa da Música, Oporto, 2013

Exhibition view, "Prémio EDP Novos Artistas", Fundação EDP & Casa da Música, Oporto, 2013

Tiago Baptista (1986, Leira) lives and works in Lisbon. He studied Fine Arts at the Escola Superior de Artes e Design das Caldas da Rainha. His painting is “At first glance (…) like a sequence of landscapes that confront us with images with a powerful cinematographic component, in the sense that each painting is like a moment in a narrative within the spectrum of other narratives.” (João Silvério, 2017). Tiago Baptista has been an artist resident at the Zé dos Bois Association in Lisbon since 2010. He participated in other residential programs at António Duarte Atelier-Museum, Caldas da Rainha (2008-2009), Culturia, Berlin (2013). Tiago was awarded the Aquisição Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (2015) and selected for the Prémio EDP Novos Artistas (2013) and Prémio Fidelidade Mundial (2009). Regularly exhibiting since 2007, selected solo exhibitions include: Caminho pela Linha da Sombra, curated by Ana Anacleto, CAV, Coimbra (2022); The Tale, curated by Susana Ventura, Rialto 6, Lisbon (2022); The only show is the waiting one [O único espectáculo é o da espera], 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (2022); Febre, curated by Natxo Checa, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon (2021); Desenho Sumido, curadoria de Alexandre Baptista, Centro de Artes de Águeda, Águeda (2020); Véu sujo, um outro, Projectroom, Art Gallery – Bank of Portugal, Leiria (2019); Atrás do pensamento, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (2018); A luz em si, A Montra, Lisbon (2014), and Dysfunctional, Atelier-Museu António Duarte, Caldas da Rainha (2009). Collective exhibitions include: Gabinete: novas aquisições na Coleção de Arte da Fundação EDP, MAAT – Museu de Arte Arquitectura e Tecnologia, Lisbon; Comer à mesa, curated by Luís Alegre and Hugo Barata, Colégio das Artes da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra (2022); Entre as Palavras e os Silêncios, Obras da Colecção Norlinda e José Lima curated by Luísa Soares Oliveira, Centro de Arte Oliva, São João da Madeira (2022)/ Centro Cultural de Cascais, Cascais (2021); COSMO/POLÍTICA #5, curated by Paula Loura Batista & Sandra Vieira Jürgens, Museu do Neorealismo, V.F. de Xira (2020); RED LIGHT: Sexualidade e Representação na coleção Norlinda e José Lima, curated by Sandra Vieira Jürgens, Centro de Arte Oliva, S.João da Madeira (2020); Trabalho Capital, from the collection of Norlinda e José Lima, Centro de Arte Oliva, S.João da Madeira (2019); Wait, Berardo Collection Museum, Lisbon (2019); Do Tirar Pelo Natural. Inquérito ao retrato português, Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon (2018); Variations Portugaises, CAC Meymac(2018); Quote / Unquote. Entre Apropriação e Diálogo, Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto (2017); Questionamentos, Palácio Vila Flor, Guimarães & Sala de Arte Joven, Madrid (2015); Atlas Secreto, Círculo de Artes Plásticas de Coimbra, Coimbra (2015); Prémio EDP Novos Artistas, EDP Foundation, Casa da Música, Porto (2013) and Anteciparte ’08, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon (2008). His work is represented in the following collections: Portuguese State Art Collection; Lisbon City Hall; Coleção de Arte Fundação EDP; Coleção PLMJ; Coleção Norlinda e José Lima; Coleção António Cachola, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas; Coleccion AR2A, La Coruna; Coleccion Navacerrada, Madrid; amongst other Private National and International collections.

 

Selected works

Flama, 2022
Oil and spray paint on canvas, 61 x 46 cm

Flama, 2022
Oil and spray paint on canvas, 61 x 46 cm

Frozen, 2021
Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 cm

Frozen, 2021
Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil on canvas, 81 x 65 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil on canvas, 81 x 65 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Ermita, 2020
Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm

Ermita, 2020
Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm

Untitled, 2019 - 2021
Oil on canvas, 140 x 140 cm

Untitled, 2019 - 2021
Oil on canvas, 140 x 140 cm

Estrelinhas II, 2021
Oil and spray paint on paper, 42 x 31 cm

Estrelinhas II, 2021
Oil and spray paint on paper, 42 x 31 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil and spray paint on paper, 42,5 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil and spray paint on paper, 42,5 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil and spray paint on paper, 42,5 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2021
Oil and spray paint on paper, 42,5 x 30 cm

Cracked paintings, 2021
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Cracked paintings, 2021
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2019
Oil on paper, 42 x 29,5 cm

Untitled, 2019
Oil on paper, 42 x 29,5 cm

Barreira, 201
Oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm

Barreira, 201
Oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm

Ponte Petrificada, 2019
Oil on canvas, 160 x 175 cm

Ponte Petrificada, 2019
Oil on canvas, 160 x 175 cm

Fence, 2019
Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm

Fence, 2019
Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm

Veiled, 2019, Oil on paper, 150 x 145 cm

Veiled, 2019, Oil on paper, 150 x 145 cm

Untitled, 2019
Oil on paper, 177 x 140 cm

Untitled, 2019
Oil on paper, 177 x 140 cm

Untitled, 2011/2018
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2011/2018
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Estrelas, 2018
Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm

Estrelas, 2018
Oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm

Primo, 2018
Oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm

Primo, 2018
Oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm

Sopro, 2018
Oil on canvas, 150 x 100 cm

Sopro, 2018
Oil on canvas, 150 x 100 cm

Cabeça vasa, 2017
Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm

Cabeça vasa, 2017
Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm

Cruzamento, 2017
Oil on canvas, 61 x 46 cm

Cruzamento, 2017
Oil on canvas, 61 x 46 cm

Há um caminho por entre as couves, 2012
Acrylic on canvas, 175 x 160 cm

Há um caminho por entre as couves, 2012
Acrylic on canvas, 175 x 160 cm

O Duplo, 2012
Oil on canvas, 190 x 170 cm

O Duplo, 2012
Oil on canvas, 190 x 170 cm

Exhibitions

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