b. Lisbon, Portugal
Paulo Catrica studied Photography at Ar.Co (Lisbon,1985) and History at Universidade Lusíada (Lisbon, 1992). He received his MA in Image and Communication from Goldsmith’s College (London, 1997) and was awarded a PhD at the School of Art and Media from the University of Westminster.
Since 1998 his work has been regularly exhibited and published, recent solo shows include Presença Gallery, Oporto (2014), Electricity Museum – EDP, Lisbon (2011) and Carlos Carvalho Contemporary Art, Lisbon (2011), Circuit Gallery, Toronto (2010), the Mews Project, London, (2011). A selection of group shows includes Fruit Market, Edinburgh and Bluecoat, Liverpool (2012), Milton Keynes Art Gallery (2011), Fundacio Foto Colectania (Barcelona, 2010) and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, 2010).
Short listed for the BES Photography Award 2005, his work is in numerous public and private collections in Portugal, Spain, Finland, France, UK, Germany, India, Brazil and Canada.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Paulo Catrica – CV [PDF]