Jorge Santos, Born 1974. Lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal.

Biography
Jorge Santos is a multi-disciplinary artist, who works in the field of painting, sculpture, video, photography and print. He has exhibited internationally with solo and group exhibitions in the UK, France, Spain, Portugal, and Brazil. Santos holds work in many private and public collections notably the MAAT and La Petite Escalère. Mostly recently he was the recipient of the Artist Fellowship award from the Le Petit Escalère in, France.

2000 – 2001
MA Masters of Arts in Visual Arts: ESAD.CR , Caldas da Rainha; Portugal

1997 – 1999
BA Bachelor of the Arts in Fine Art Painting: ESAD.CR, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

Selected Awards
Artist Fellowship — Le Petit Escalère, Sculpture Garden, France
Artist Development Fellowship — Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK at Spike Island, Bristol, UK
Casa de Velázquez, Madrid
Artist Fellowship — Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

Solo Shows

2018
Language of Plants, Cana do Reino # 1, cut-out, Arabesco #, cut-out. Matamorfose #, cut-out, Trepadeira, cut-out, Gabinete Giefarte, Lisboa
Pinturas de Outono, Folhas de Outono #, painting, Pavilion of the Portuguese Consulate, Sevilhe

2017
Flower ornament, installation, flower ornament, drawings, Museum of Portuguese decorative arts of the Fundacion Ricardo do Espírito Santos e Silva, Lisboa
Entre/Between, sculpture, suspensa no muro, painting, recorte# 1, video, interstício, Gallery of Colégio das Artes, Coimbra

2015
A grande janela, installation, Brise-soleil, painting, Casa de vidro, Giefarte, Lisboa

2014
Vista sobre o arvoredo, sculpture installation in public space, Ponta Delgada, Azores
Marquise, painting, Arvoredo, video installation, Marquise, Gallery Presença, Oporto
Martinhal, painting site.specific, Martinhal resort, Sagres

2013
The language of flowers, drawing, Flower ornament, Photography, Back light Dahlias, Paisagem-Matriz, Gallery Presença, Oporto
The house translated into Landscape, installation, Spring Cage, sculpture, Grotto, CAAA, Guimarães
Behind the green door, site-specific installation, Casa Independente Hall, Lisbon

2012
Blind Fence, site-specific installation, embossed prints on paper. Round the Corner, Lisbon
Le flaneur au Jardin, site-specific installation, Parmi les bosquet d’ombre#1, 2, drawing series, Les amants parmi les bosquet d’ombre , le petit paysage, Le Petite Escalere, France

2011
Walking up that hill, video installation, Chinoiserie#1,2, Maus Hábitos, Oporto

2010
The world appeared to her reflected by pure inwardness, sculptoric installation, Blind wall, video installation, Spring cage, embossed print on paper, Blind gate #1,2 series, Spike Island Gallery, Bristol
Rapture, Drawing, Fragments of love songs, sculptoric installation, Love poem #1, Zoom, Gallery Carlos Carvalho, Lisbon

2009
View point #2, sculptoric site-specific installation, Test one, Spike Island, Bristol

2008
Nocturne, drawing, Shadow stream series and photography, winter landscape and Breached projection, Galeria Espacio Liquido, Gijòn
Shadow Stream, video installation, Quad-Water skylight, drawings Shadow Stream series, Galeria 111, Lisbon
Autumn House, slide show installation, Cooperativa de Arte e Cultura, Torres Vedras

2007
Running Window, video installation, Museum Coleção Berardo, Lisbon
Taller Revisitado, Casa de Velázquez, Madrid

2006
Retiro, sculptoric installation, Tragaluz #2, drawing series, Reflexo, Galeria 24b, Oeiras
O Navio, video in la cámara obscura, Casa de AméricaEternal love, sculptoric site-specific installation, project Taller Ocupado, Casa de Velázquez
View Point, sculptoric site-specific installation, project Taller Ocupado, Casa de Velázquez, Madrid

2005
Tragaluz, sculptoric site-specific installation, project Taller Ocupado, Casa de Velázquez, Madrid
Tired of living for the city, video projection, photography, Bomba Suícida, Lisbon
Tired of living for the city, projecção vídeo, fotografia, Bomba Suícida, Lisboa.

2004
Genérico para uma Tela de Cinema, vídeo installation, Cinemateca Portuguesa, Lisbon

2003
Now the night is closing in, vídeo installation , Gallery Graça Brandão, Lisbon

2001
Night Shadow, vídeo installation, Art Attack, Caldas da Rainha

Group Shows

2016
View point #3, site-specific installation, la microscopie du banc, Micro Onde centre d’art, Vélizy-Villacoublay, France
Suspensa no muro, sculpture instalation, la microscopie du banc, la graineterie, Houille, France

2015
Brise-soleil, painting, paisagens inesperadas, Ocuparte, Lisbon
Arvoredo ao entardecer, painting, Entre o bosque de sombras, painted inkjet print, Fracção p, sculpture, Flower ornament, etching, Notas sobre a construção do tempo. Capc, Bienal anozero, Coimbra
Grotto, instalação, Homeless monalisa, Colégio das artes, Coimbra

2014
Arvoredo # 1, 2, painting, Paisagem e natureza, Museu de Évora, Évora

2013
O Navio, video, Mar:Muitas mares, uma unica vaga de contentamento, BESart, Lisbon
O Navio, video, Do silêncio a um outro hino, Portuguese Cultural Centre, Cape Verde
O Navio, video , Do silêncio a um outro hino , Cultural Center of Mindelo, Cape Verde

2012
O navio, vídeo installation, Noass/waterpices, International Contemporary and Video art Festival, Riga
Janela/Window, vídeo installation, Vitrine, Brighton
Winter Landscapes, Fotografia, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, London

2011
Blid wire fence, site-specific installation, embossed print on paper, 20 anos artes plásticas ESAD.CR 20, Lisbon
Window/Janela, video, Vitrine, Brighton
Winter Window, Photography Calouste Gulbenkian Fundation, London

2010
Personal Dj, Museu da República, Galeria Lago, Rio de Janeiro

2009
Branches that blow, Video, Uma mesa e três cadeiras, Edificio ETIC, Lisbon
Fracção P, sculptoric site-specific installation, The acts of apparition, Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon

2008
Branches that blow, Video, Zaat Festival de ates visuais e sonoras, Lisbonfactory, Lisbon

2007
Breached Projection, photography , Private office, Espaço Avenida, Lisbon
O Navio, video, Signos de la cuidad, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporânea, Sevilha
O Navio, video, Signos de la cuidad, Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto de Gijón, Gijón

2006
Fracção P, site-specific sculpture installation, The Acts of apparition, Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon
Arco 2007, Galeria 24b, Madrid
Arte Lisboa, Galeria 24b, Lisbon

2005
Running River, drawings, Verão asul, Escola das Artes, Lagoa
Arco 2006, Galeria Moriarty, Madrid

2004
Autumn House, slide show, espaço Arte Contempo, Lisbon
Genérico para uma tela de cinema, poster, Ho dear! Galeria Zdb, Lisbon
Loja do Lopes, photography , Armazém 7, Lisbon

2003
Estore projectado, vídeo installation, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
Envelopes #3, photography, project Showindows, Experimentadesign2003, Lisbon

2002
Film Noir, site-specific vídeo installation, Lisbon
Varanda com vista sobre uma varanda, site-specific vídeo instalation, Lisbon

2001
Sombra, photography, Galeria D.Ivone, Armazém 7, Lisboa
As time goes by, site-specific insyallation, Um passo na floresta, Lisbon

2000
Rendez-vous, vídeo installation, Curtain, installation, Galeria 30 dias, Caldas da Rainha
Árvore, photography, Galeria D. Ivone, Caldas da Rainha

1999
Envelopes #1 e Envelopes #2, site-specific installation, E.S.A.D., Caldas da Rainha

Private Collections

MAAT – Museum of Art Arquitecture and Technology, PT
PLMJ Foundation, PT
Madeira Corporate Serviçes; PT
CAMB Arte Manuel de Brito Art Center, PT
Collecion Novo Banco, PT
Foundation Centenera Jaraba, ES
Haim Chanin Collection; FR
Collection La Petite Escalère, FR
Fundacion Carmona e Costa, PT
ANA, Pt

Private collections across Europe, Asia and North and South-America.

Publications

The Language of Plants, cut-outs,giefarte (ed), Published by Documenta, 2018
Flower ornament, giefarte (ed), Published by giefarte, 2017
Casa de Vidro, giefarte (ed), Published by giefarte, 2015
La Petite Escalère, jardim de sculptures, residences 2012, LPE (ed), Published by Le Petit Escalère 2012
The world appeared to her reflected by pure inwardness, Published by Spike Island (ed), Bristol, UK, 2010
Autumn House, Cooperativa de Arte e Cultura (ed), Published by Cooperativa de Arte e Cultura 2008
Taller Ocupado, Jorge Santos (ed.), Published by Jorge Santos 2007