Artist, Illustrator, Graphic Designer and Teacher from Lisbon, Portugal


Fine Artist. Illustrator. Graphic Designer. Teacher.

Catarina Garcia

Fine Artist and illustrator. Graphic Designer. Teacher.


-2020/21 – Post-Graduation in Visual Arts Teaching, Lusófona University

-2019/20 – Graphic Design; Etic – School of Technologies, Inovation and Creation, Lisbon, Portugal
-2015 – Short Summer Course “The Expanded Field of Drawing”, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK
-2009-12 – Master in Drawing; Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal
-2006-08 – Degree in Fine Arts – Painting; Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal
-2007/08 – Erasmus Scholarship; Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti di Torino, Italy
-2003-06 – Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts – Painting; Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon, Portugal

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Catarina is a freelance artist, illustrator, graphic designer and teacher.



-Março 2022 – “Contemplações” – Trindade Gallery, Oporto
-March 2014 – “Musique” – Trindade Gallery, Oporto
-September – December 2012 – “Riacho de Prata” Illustrations – MAEDS Museum, Setúbal
-Febuary 2011 – “Imagined Dream” – Novo Século Gallery, Lisboa
-November 2011 – “Imagined Dream” – Trindade Gallery, Porto
-January 2010 – “Vivências” – Novo Século Gallery, Lisbon


-November 2011 – Art Fair “Arte Lisboa 2011”, Galeria Trindade Stand, Lisboa
-August – September 2012 – Douro’s Printmaking Biennial
-December 2014 – Present – “National Group Exhibition 70 Cavaquinhos 70 Artistas”, 10 different Portuguese cities, including Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon
-August 2015 – “The Expanded Field of Drawing – A Selection of Recent Works”, Slade School of Art, London, UK
-Several group exhibitions at the Novo Século Gallery, Lisbon; and at Trindade Gallery, Oporto, from 2010 – present.

EDITIONS (selection)

Fine Arts:
2012 – “Composição”, Etching, edited by Centro Português de Serigrafia.
Scientific Illustration:
2015 – Scientific illustration Opuntia ficus-indica featured in “Exotic Fruits and Nuts of the New World”, Odilio Duarte and Robert Paull, Cabi.org
Children’s Books / Livros Infantis:
2012 – “Riacho de Prata”, Children’s book (illustrations), Trindade Gallery Edition
2013 – “O velho que pintava pombas”, Children’s book (illustrations), Opera Omnia Edition
CD Covers:
Roland Digh, “A scribe of melody and rhyme” (2014)
Vincent Poag, “For the Girls” (2014)
VOLK, “Boutique Western Swing Compositions” (2015)


-October 2012/3 – Illustration Workshops, Teacher at the 5th and 6th National Illustrator’s Meeting in São João Da Madeira, Portugal
December 2012 – Invited Teacher at the drawing course “Line to line”, which was part of the Drawing Triennial Event, MAEDS Museum, Setúbal, Portugal
-July 2010 – Visual Arts children’s teacher (painting/drawing/sculpture/illustration) – Pedro Serrenho Fine Arts School
-November 2011 – Public attendance at the Lisbon Art Fair “Arte Lisboa 2011”, Trindade Gallery Stand
-August 2010 – Public attendance at Pedro Serrenho Art Gallery, Lisbon.
-2007/8 – Resident artist and public attendance at Art Jammers Galery, Lisbon

Always eager to learn new things, is currently upgrading all her knowledge using online platforms to learn and also regular attendance of classes.

Several workshops or regular attendance of classes related to drama, meditation, ashtanga yoga, dance, cooking, psychology, personal development and violin.

My Contact Info

Education: Degree in Fine Arts. Master in Drawing. Graphic Design Specialization. Currently taking Master in Visual Arts Teaching.

Based in: Lisbon, Portugal

+(351) 916280540

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