Artist Francisco Laranjo


Artist Francisco Laranjo

Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.

Rutledge 119

Approved Cultural Event

   Francisco Laranjo (b. Lamego, Portugal, 1955) finished the Fine Art Degree

at the School of Fine Arts, Porto, in 1978. He conducted his post-graduate

    studies in Portugal, The Netherlands and Egypt, as a scholar of the Calouste

Gulbenkian Foundation (1981–83) and the Portuguese National Research

Board. Laranjo was also a scholar of the Goethe Institute in Dresden,

Germany (2000). He is an Associate Professor and Director of the School of

Arts of the University of Porto, and has been a guest lecturer in many

universities and academies in cities such as Bilbao, Ottawa, Calgary, Daegu,

Sheffield, Manchester, Istanbul, Alexandria, Sofia, Paris and São Paulo.

He has done both solo and group exhibitions since 1979 in Portugal, The

Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada, India, China, South Korea, Brazil,

amongst other countries.


Francisco Laranjo is at Winthrop as part of the Erasmus Mobile+2 Exchange Project in

collaboration with the University of Porto.



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