Born in the eighties, in Lisbon, Portugal. He works and lives between Leipzig and Lisbon. He completed his degree in Painting at the Faculty of Fine-Arts, University of Lisbon, in 2010. In the same year, he moved to Germany and between 2010 and 2015 he lived in Hamburg, Berlin and the Alps. The following year Dealmeida ESilva participated in a residence in Basel, E-flux, with the artist Lian Gillick. Dealmeida Esilva has received numerous prizes and has had his work exhibited in Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and also the Phillipines. A selection of his collective exhibitions includes: Tattoo You, Tara, Lisboa (2017); artist talk, Museu do Chiado, Lisboa (2016); 1 Grandioso Fim de Semana, Bregas, Lisboa (2016); Famous Fest, Lisboa(2015); Ma merre ma térre, Nurnber, Bier-Tombola, Hamburgo (2015); Gente Feliz com Lágrimas, Ponta Delgada, Açores (2015).
FORMAÇÃO | EDUCATION
Pintura, Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, 2010. Graduated Paiting at
Faculty of Fine-Arts of University of Lisbon in 2010.
PRÉMIOS | PRIZES
– Prémio BPI, Lisboa, 2010
– Start Point Prize, Culture Programme of the European Union Prize, 2011
– Prémio BES Revelação, 2011
RESIDÊNCIAS | ARTIST RESIDENCE
– E-flux/Städelschule Frankfurt Residency, with Liam Gillick, Art Basel, Basel | Switzerland