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Paulo Arraiano
Visual Artist
Lisbon, Portugal
Paulo Arraiano [b. 1977, Portugal] is a visual artist based in Lisbon. He has participated in several exhibitions, both solo and collective including Dimora Artica [Milan]; Hawaii-Lisbon [Lisbon]; Pivô (S.Paulo); Museu d'Historia de Catalunya (Barcelona); Art Rotterdam [Rotterdam]; Hangar (Lisbon): Cidade das Artes Museum [Rio de Janeiro]; MAH Museum [Azores]; Quartier General, Centre d’art Contemporain [La Chaux-de-Fonds]; Aeroplastics Contemporary [Brussels]; Petra Gut Contemporary [Zurich]; TAL Gallery [Rio de Janeiro]; ArtRio [Rio de Janeiro]; Pena Palace [Sintra];Galeria Graphos [Rio De Janeiro]; Museu do Côa [V.N. Foz Côa; Hifa, Harare International Festival Of Art [Zimbabwe]; Cãmara Municipal do Porto [Porto]; Museé d’Art Moderne [Luxembourg], Scope/Miami Basel [Miami]; National Building Museum [Washington DC]; P28 [Lisbon] among others. Paulo Arraiano has also participated in several artist residency programmes, such as Hangar (Lisbon); Walk&Talk [Azores]; Transforma [Torres Vedras]; LAC [Lagos] among others. He is represented in both public and private collections such as CAC Málaga Museum, [Spain]; Luciano Benton Collection [Italy]; Quartier-General Arts Center [Switzerland]; Museu de Angra do Heroismo [Azores];  Sztuki Zewnetrznej Foundation [Poland]; Pestana Group [Portugal]; Fundação D. Luís / Museum Quarter [Portugal]; MARCC Museum [Portugal]. Paulo Arraiano has a degree in Communication by ISCEM [Lisbon], and Visual Arts at Ar.Co - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual [Lisbon]. He is also co-founder of re_act contemporary, art laboratory and residence program based in the Azores Islands and no.stereo, an independent artist-run platform.