Biography

Rui Neiva was born in Sintra in 1974. With a basic training in civil engineering from ESEL (PT), he studied drawing at Ar.Co - centro de arte e comunicação and painting at FBAUL (Lisbon, PT). Finalist of the Paula Rego Award in 2016 and INCM National Mint / Drawing Room Lisboa Award in 2023, his work is represented in important national and international collections, such as the Carmona e Costa Foundation, the António Cachola Collection, the Oliva Arauna (Madrid, ES) or the Entrecanales (Madrid, ES) collections.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2024 ST #17641, NO·NO (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2023 Drawing Room Lisboa (solo project), NO·NO, Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2020 ST #16440, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2017 ST #15706, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2017 ST #15524, Shiki Miki Gallery (Lisbon, PT)

Group Exhibitions

  • 2023 ARCOlisboa 2023, Cordoaria Nacional, Booth NO·NO Gallery (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2021 Linha do Tempo (Works from the Antonio Cachola Collection), curated by Ricardo Estevam Pereira, Centro de Artes de Sines (Sines, PT)
  • 2021 Pintura: campo de observação, curated by João Pinharanda, Cristina Guerra - Contemporary Art (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2020 - 21 2012|2020, MACE - Elvas Contemporary Art Musem (Elvas, PT)
  • 2018 O Futuro do Presente: Simples ou Composto, curated by Victor dos Reis, Maria João Gamito, Sérgio Mah, Ângela Ferreira, João Castro Silva, Carlos Vidal, Isabel Sabino, Cisterna + Capela Belas Artes (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2018 Arte é uma coisa mental, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2018 IMAGINATIO, Módulo – Centro Difusor de Arte, (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2017 A Dispensa, curated by Sandro Resende, José Azevedo, Pavilhão 31 (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2016 Prémio Paula Rego, Casa das Histórias Paula Rego (Cascais, PT)
  • 2016 Prémio 30 Anos da Casa das Artes de Tavira, Casa das Artes da Taviraa / FBAUL (Tavira, PT)

Awards

  • 2023 INCM Award / Drawing Room Lisboa, INCM - Nacional Mint (Lisbon, PT)

Collections

  • INCM - Nacional Mint (Lisbon, PT)
  • Carmona e Costa Foundation (Lisbon, PT)
  • Norlinda e José Lima Collection (S. João da Madeira, PT)
  • António Cachola Collection (Lisbon, PT)
  • Manuel de Brito Collection (Lisbon, PT)
  • Quartel / Figueiredo Ribeiro Collection (Abrantes, PT)
  • MG (Alvito, ES)
  • Oliva Arauna (Madrid, ES)
  • Salvador Granizo (Madrid, ES)
  • Centenera (Madrid, ES)
  • Entrecanales (Madrid, ES)
  • João Polido (Lisbon, PT)