Carla Rebelo,  Lisbon
Lives and works in Lisbon


Degree in Visual Arts – Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon

Textile Design Course in the António Arroio Art school, Lisbon

Additional Artistic Education:

Land Art Workshop - Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana – NextArt, Portugal

Scenography Course organized by the Architect and Scenographer José Manuel Castanheira at  the Performing Arts Centre Artico, Trafaria, Portugal

1993 - 1994
Audiovisual Communication Course - CGTP-IN Centre , Lisbon

1992 - 1993
Tapestry Course at the Arts and Crafts Institute - Fundação Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva, Lisbon

First and second years of the Artistic Drawing Course - National Society of Fine Arts, Lisbon

Grants and Scholarships:

Calouste Gulbenkian Fundation Artistic Creation Grant, Lisbon

Erasmus scholarship at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Bourges, France

Artist Residencies:

Artist Residency Kronstadt - National Center for Contemporary Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia

FelipaManuela (artist residency - Madrid) + Columpio - Contemporary Drawing Gallery in Madrid, Spain

Self-organized residency in Berlin, Germany to make a research for the artistic project Viagem ao interior das cidades vividas, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Fundation

Drawing spaces open residency in Fábrica do Braço de Prata, Lisbon

Self-organized residency in Istanbul ,Turkey to make a research for the artistic project Viagem ao interior das cidades vividas, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Fundation

Solo Exhibitions: 

Um pentágono, um círculo, oito livros, Biblioteca Municipal de São Lázaro, Lisboa, Portugal 
Marca de água, Museu do Dinheiro, Lisboa, Portugal 

Becoming Water, Marquês de Pombal Palace, Oeiras, Portugal  

O destino seguia-nos o rastro como um louco com uma navalha na mão
 Galeria da Universidade /Um,  Nogueira da Silva Museum , Braga, Portugal  

Um movimento quase imperceptível que tem a ver com o voo, (An almost imperceptible movement that has to do with fliging ) Monumental Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal 

Drawings in shadow, Drawing spaces, Fábrica do Braço de Prata, Lisbon

O Outro Lado, Paços Gallery, Torres Vedas, Portugal

Viagem ao interior das cidades imaginadas – Octávia, Round the Corner, Lisbon

Tecemo-nos , Theatre Taborda Chapel, Lisbon

kid's play - the house – The 30 days Gallery, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

Faculty of Fine Arts Cistern, San Francisco Convent, Lisbon

Group Exhibitions: 

Periplos , Arte Portuguesa de hoje , CAC, Málaga, Espanha 

A consequência do olhar, Landscape in the MG Art Collection, Espaço Adães Bermudes, Alvito, Portugal 

Drawing by Numbers, Debujando com Números, curated by  Andrea Pacheco, Providência Cultural Fundation in  Santiago do Chile, Chile
Kronstadt Stories, NCCA Art Program Kronstadt  curated by Elena Gubanova, State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia  

Parergon, curated by José Maria Parreño - Paços Galeria Municipal, Torres Vedras, Portugal

I would prefer not to , Plataforma Revolver Gallery, Lisbon
3 en el 3º - FelipaManuela + Columpio Comtemporary Drawing Gallery, Madrid

Entre dois tempos, parte 2 - Arte Contempo Gallery, Lisbon

Drawing by numbers – Espaço Avenida , Lisbon
X Initiative – Arte Contempo Gallery, Lisbon
Entre dois tempos , parte 1, Espaço Avenida, Lisbon

Anonymous Drawings # 9 - Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Berthanier, Berlin
X Initiative – Arte Contempo Gallery, Lisbon

Hans Christian Andersen 1805 - 2005, Camilo Castelo Branco Museum, Famalicão
Hans Christian Andersen 1805 - 2005, Baltazar Dias Theater, Funchal, Madeira

Hans Christian Andersen 1805 - 2005, Anastacio Gonçalves Museum, Lisbon
Hans Christian Andersen 1805 - 2005, Ceramics Museum , Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Hans Christian Andersen 1805 - 2005, Belém Cultural Center, Lisbon

Hans Christian Andersen 1805 -2005 - Alcochete Cultural Forum,  Portugal
Hans Christian Andersen 1805 -2005 - Olga Cadaval Center, Sintra
Hans Christian Andersen 1805 -2005 - Edificio Chiado Museum, Coimbra

Dressing Up Nature, a site-specific project for the Monteiro Mor Park , National Museum of Costume and Fashion, Lisbon

Habitar o hábito - Academy of Arts of Ponta Delgada, Azores 

Alterações - Ocupações Efémeras III, a site specific project , Lisbon
7 for a secret never to Be Told – Ocupações efémeras II, a site specific project Lisbon
Esse fantasma levantou os ladrilhos do corridor – Ocupações efémeras I, a site specific project, Lisbon, Portugal
Ver Paiva 2002,  Art projects in public spaces -  "Serpentina" in Vila Nova de Paiva, Portugal
O jogo da mala , Caldas late night project in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Semana da Juventude , Marim Olhão Palace, Lisbon, Portugal 

Eventos Grátis – 4.0 event, Oporto, Portgual
XII Fine Art Biennale of the Festa do Avante, Amora, Seixal, Portugal
1st International Drawing Biennale - Melbourne 2001, Australia
Vamos tomar um chá à Maria - Quarto da Maria Gallery, Artes em Partes , Oporto
2nd Biennial of Young Artists from the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries, Ferreira Borges Market, Oporto, Portugal 

Pensamentos das alquimias e das Artes,  National Association of Pharmacy, Coimbra
microArt - Portugal Pavilion - Expo 2000 Hannover
Viewer's Digest - 37th Congress of Young Philosophers, Lisbon
Nonstopopeninglisboa - Zé dos Bois Gallery, Lisbon
Emergências – Lugar comum , Factory Powder, Barcarena, Portugal

Young Artists National Exhibition, Braga, Portugal
After-Eight - Zé dos Bois Gallery, Lisbon
Escultura na Praça - Public Art Projects, Cordoaria National, Lisbon
Rooms, chambres, zimmer, rooms – águas correntes no convento de São Francisco, San Francisco Convent, Lisbon

Experimental Textile , Textile year in Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Tapestry Exhibition - 1st Language Meeting at the Catholic University, Lisbon


A viagem da Sónia Delaunay, Theater Educational project presented in the Modern Art Center of the Calouste Gulbenkian Fundation in the context of the exhibiton O Circulo Delaunay. 

Scenography, costumes and masks for the Theater play by Guillaume Apollinaire The Breasts of Tirésias, Coimbra, Portugal

Seminars and Public Meetings:  (with, about or with the artist projects):
"The Other Side", the contradictory sculptures of Carla Rebelo - Margarida P. Prieto, 2nd International Congress CSO'2011, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon

“Dressing Up Nature” invited project at the International Seminar Bloom - Ephemeral Art and
Gardens - Fábrica da Polvora in Barcarena, Portugal

“The unconscious weaving” Meeting with Carla Rebelo in the context of the Art and Textile Design
Course at the Antonio Arroio Art School in Lisbon

Interviews, Texts and catalogs :

Portugal: open Window to the world - Contemporary Artists from Portugal , imago mundi Luciano Benetton Collection, Fabrica Italy, 2015
Parergon, exhition catalog, Câmara Municipal de Torres Vedras, Torres  Vedras 2013
O Outro Lado, Margarida Prieto, exhibition catalog , Torres Verdas 2010
In search of the new "invisible cities", Interview by Nuno Cunha, NS - Review of the Diário de Noticias page 72 - March 21, 2009
"Dressing Up Nature" in the perspective of a visitor accomplice – Lúcia Marques, Dressing up Nature exhibition catalog, a site-specific project , Arbusto 2004
Entrelaçar caminhos - Celso Martins, Expresso, page 27 - September 4, 2004
Wearing a park - Filipa Oliveira, Saturday Review, page 80 - August 19, 2004
Nature dressed by artists - Susana Marques Moreira, Jornal o Público , page 35 August 11, 2004
Emergências - LM Expresso Jornal , pp.21 Febuary 5, 2000
Eight characters in search of an author, João Pinharanda, Jornal Público, page 22- September 10, 1999
After Eight - Celso Martins, Expresso Jornal , page 23 - September 11, 1999
Finalists of Fine Arts in the labyrinths of creativity - Carlos Vidal, The Capital Journal,  May 22,1999

The artist is represented in several private and public collections:
Colecção MG 
CAC Málaga 
Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Colletion 
Historical Museum of  Kronstadt, St Petersburg , Russia
Torres Vedras City Hall
Vila Nova de Paiva City Hall
Polish Art Foundation - Melbourne, Australia