Golgotha

Biography

Magda Delgado (Lisbon, 1980). Fine Arts Degree, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (2008). MA - Painting by the same Institution (2012). She lives and works between Lisbon and Sheffield.
She received the Calouste Gulbenkian support (Artistic Development and Dissemination Programme) for the exhibition «Space in Paralaxe» at the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon (2011), as well as the Jovens Criadores’09 Prize (2009).
Her work is represented in numerous national and international collections, namely : Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (PT), Kells Collection (ES), Kloster Denkendorf (DE), Museum-Home Medeiros e Almeida (PT), Casa Fernando Pessoa (PT), and the ECO Collection (PT).

Academic Training

  • 2012 MA Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2008 BA Fine Arts - Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, PT)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 After the Abyss : Order and Chaos, Acervo - Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2017 Prophecy and Abyss, Acervo - Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2017 L‘Ermite devant le Mystère, Portuguese Cultural Centre / Camões Institute (Luxembourg, LU)
  • 2017 Golgotha, Krypta der Klosterkirche Dendendorf (Stuttgart, DE)
  • 2016 L’ Arcadie après le Malaise dans la Civilisation, Rooster Gallery (New York, USA)
  • 2012 Contemplation Images and the revival of mentor Alberto Caeiro, Casa Fernando Pessoa (Lisbon, PT)

Group Exhibitions

  • 2020 - 21 Not an Island II, NO·NO (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2020 Leap of Faith, curated by Miguel Mesquita, NO·NO (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2019 Arte Santander (solo project), Acervo - Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2019 JustMad - Feria Arte Emergente, Acervo - Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2018 Justlx - Lisboa Contemporary Art Fair, Acervo - Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2017 Luxembourg Art Week, Hall Victor Hugo (Luxembourg)
  • 2017 2004-2008, FBAUL Gallery (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2016 Sala do Veado: 25 anos, Sala do Veado, Museum of Natural History (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2014 10+1: A Título Informal, Espaço Cultural das Mercês (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2014 Levantamento das Pestes, Church of São Vicente (Évora, PT)
  • 2014 MÁScaras, Laboratório Galeria, Mónicas Convent (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2013 Desdobramento Enfim!, Laboratório Galeria, Mónicas Convent (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2012 Lugar [in] Comum, Residências Coop (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2012 Instituições Culturais e Representatividade, Carmo Archeological Museum (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2012 SPECTRUM, Galeria Antiks Design / Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2011 Uma América, Galeria 9’Ocre (Montemor-o-Novo, PT)
  • 2011 Tempos de Vista - O Espaço em Paralaxe, Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2011 ZIPBUNG, Sala do Veado, Museum of Natural History (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2011 O Chiado, A Baixa e a Esfera Pública, Mártires Basilica (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2010 Jovens Criadores ’09 Award, CPAI (Évora, PT)
  • 2010 Tempos de Vista – Seis perspectivas em torno do lugar, Mãe D’Água (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2009 Work in Progress – Espaços / Matéria, Espaços de Desenho, Fábrica Braço de Prata (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2009 Painting Finalists FBAUL 2007/2008, Galveias Palace (Lisbon, PT)

Awards

  • 2009 Jovens Criadores ’09 Award, CPAI (Évora, PT)
  • 1998 Cena D’Arte ’98 (Ceramics), honourable mention, Cena D’Arte (PT)

Scholarships

  • 2011 Support Program : Artistic Valuation and Promotion, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, PT)

Artistic Residencies

  • 2019 Artistic Residency, Mártires Basilica (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2012 Artistic Residency, Residências Coop (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2011 Artistic Residency, Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon (Lisbon, PT)

Collections

  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, PT)
  • Colección Kells (Santander, ES)
  • Casa - Museu Medeiros e Almeida (Lisbon, PT)
  • Casa Fernando Pessoa (Lisbon, PT)
  • Kloster Denkendorf (Baden-Württemberg, DE)
  • Colecção ECO (Marvão, PT)