Hugo Canoilas

Artist, Vienna

Guest 2017
Practice seminar

Hugo Canoilas (b.1977, Portugal) studied Art at ESAD in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, and achieved his MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art in London. Canoilas currently lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

The artist’s recent exhibitions include Under thew Volcano – MNAC Sonae Art Cycles, Chiado Museum Lisbon, Amo-te na Boca (2016) at Galeria Quadrado Azul, Lisbon; AV Festival in Newcastle (2016), I’ll devour your eyes (2016), Galerie Andreas Hueber, Vienna; Someone a long time ago (2015) at Cooper Gallery in Dundee; Crocodile (2015), at Autocenter, Berlin; Arquipélago (2015), curated by Paulo Mendes at Matadouro, Porto; Ficarra Contemporary Divan (2015) in Ficarra; Dromosphere (2015), at Galleria Collicaligreggi in Catania; Destination Wien at Kunsthalle Wien, on Vienna. Hugo Canoilas has also taken part in international projects and exhibitions at De Appel in Amsterdam, Le Magasin in Grenoble, the São Paulo Biennial, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Culturgest and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, these last two in Lisbon.