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Biography

Catarina Mantero (b. 1988) is a classically trained contemporary visual artist from Portugal. A native of Lisbon, she trained at the Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa before receiving an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2017, where she became a two-time recipient of the Academy Scholar Award, as well as a recipient of the Golden Foundation Award.

She was awarded a teaching residency at the Parsons-affiliated Escola de Diseño in the Dominican Republic, and is currently an Art & Culture instructor for undergraduate students at the New York Academy of Art. Her work has been shown internationally throughout Portugal, Germany and the United States including exhibits at Sotheby's New York. She had her first solo show in Lisbon in October 2016, and has since had two solo shows in New York.

Moreover, her work has been featured in Timeout Magazine, Artspace, Purple Fashion Magazine, Visão and Público. Mantero is currently living and working in the vibrant city of New York.

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Academics 

2017 - MFA concentration in Painting, New York Academy of Art, NY, USA

2015 - BFA, Faculdade de Belas-artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, PT

2009 - Business & Communication, Instituto Superior de Comunicação Empresarial, Lisbon, PT 

 

Exhibitions

2019 - Online exhibition, NYAA Storefront, Paddle8, New York, US

2018 - Take Home a NudeSotheby's, New York, US

2018 - Rabbit Hole, Viellemot Collective, Hackensack, US (Solo)

2018 - Square up, curated by Jason Martin, Comporta, PT

2018 - Online exhibition curated by Damien Loeb, Artspace, New York, US

2018 - Little But Fierce, AANYAA, New York, US

2018 - Juxtapositions, The Painting Center, New York, US

2018 - Summer Show, Flowers Gallery, New York, US

2018 - The Next Gen: Catarina Mantero, The Art Vacancy, New York, US (Solo)

2018 - Open Studios, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, US 

2018 - Small Beauties, Era Contemporary, New York, US 

2018 - Small Beauties, Era Contemporary, Philadelphia, US 

2017 - Take Home a Nude, Sothebys, NY, US

2017 - Open Studios, Mana Contemporary, NJ, US 

2017 - Art-lab Munich, Galerie Benjamin Eck II, Munich, DE

2017 - Single Fare, Highline Stages, New York, US

2017 - About a Dream, ERA Contemporary, Philadelphia, US 

2017 - Ways Through it, Connect4Curators, New York, US

2017 - Deck the Walls, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, US

2017 - MFA thesis exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

2017 - Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

2017 - Open Studios, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

 

2016 - Take Home a Nude, Sotheby's, New York, US 

2016 - TABIK'ART Sessions, Tabik , Lisbon, PT (Solo)

2016 - Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

2016 - Open Studios, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

2016 - Deck the Walls, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, US

 

2015 - Deck the Walls, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, US

2015 - Breaking the Ice, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

2015 - Galerias Abertas, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, PT 

2014 - Galerias Abertas, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, PT 

 

Awards & Residencies 

 

2018 - Residency, Mana Contemporary, Miami, US

2017 - Teaching residency, Escola de diseño (Parsons), Altos de Chavon, DO

2017 - Golden Foundation Award, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

2016 - Academy Scholar Award, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

2015 - Academy Scholar Award, New York Academy of Art, New York, US 

Press

2019 - Create! Magazine, Issue 13, Print, US

2018 - Friend of the Artist, Volume 7, Print, US

2018 - Artspace, Meet Some of New York Academy of Arts' Most Talented Alumni Artists (And Browse the Online Exhibition), Online, US

2018 - Público P3, Catarina Pinta o Mar Português do Outro Lado do Oceano, Print, PT

2017 - Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 39, Print, US

2016 - Time Out Magazine, TABIK'ART Sessions coverage, Print, PT

2016 - NIT, Há um novo brunch no Tabik e uma exposição, Online ,  PT

2016 - Evasões, Há um novo brunch à-la-carte em Lisboa inspirado por quadros de artistas, Lisbon, PT

2016 - Visão, Novos brunches para começar o dia devagarinho,  Lisbon , PT

2016 - Purple Fashion Magazine, Tribeca Ball coverage, New York, US

Relevant Experience

2018 - Teacher, Art & Culture, SURP, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

2018 - PGTA, Anatomical Drawing, MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

2017 - PGTA, Steven Assael Masterclass, MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

2017 - PGTA, Will Cotton Masterclass, MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

2017 - PGTA, Alyssa Monks Workshop, New York Academy of Art, New York, US

2017 - PGTA, Alchemical Painting, MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, US