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1986     

Born in Lisbon, Portugal.
Lives and works in Lisbon.
Represented by Filomena Soares in Lisbon and Barbara Davis Gallery in Houston.


EDUCATION

2008     

B.A. in Visual Arts, School of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon

2011     

M.A. in Visual Arts, School of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon 

2012     

Residency Unlimited, NYC
Art Residency at Art residencies / Fantasma Gallery, Aldeia de Monsanto

2013    

Art Residency at Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon 

2016

Art Residency at PIRA / Centro ADM, Mexico City

2017

Artistes en Résidence, Clermont Ferrand

2018

Art Residency at Arquipélago art center, Azores

2019

Art Residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

Art Residency at CAC Passages, Troyes


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

What is the thing, what is it, Filomena Soares Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

X, curated by Filipa Oliveira, Casa da Cerca, Almada, Portugal

2018

Caderno 2016-2018, Gabinete, Lisbon, Portugal

Encontra-me, mato-te / Find me, I kill you, curated by Leonor Nazaré, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

2017

COASTAL, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2016

My sun cries / O meu sol chora II, Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações & Galeria Bessa Pereira, Lisbon, Portugal

2015

My sun cries / O meu sol chora I, Galería silvestre, Madrid, Spain

Adrift in Space, Melt in Pace, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2014     

Somebody’s Address, Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art, NYC, USA

RECHEIO / DRESSING, Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon, Portugal

2012     

Between Myself, Portugal and Paul Bowles, DD3, NYC, USA

Cisma na Observação – Sara Bichão / Ilustrações Científicas do Século XVIII, (site-specific project) Museu de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisbon, Portugal

Open Gates, Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art, NYC, USA

2011    

 Inventei um romance. Romance inventado, (site-specific project) Round the Corner, Lisbon, Portugal


COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2019

Un Pyjama pour deux, with Manon Harrois, CAC Passages, Troyes, France

Geometria Sónica II, curated by Nuno Faria, CIAJG Guimarães, Portugal

Storytelling, curated by Matthieu Levievre, MAC Lyon, France

A metade do céu, Fundação Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva, Lisbon, Portugal

2018

Geometria Sónica II, curated by Nuno Faria and Nicolau Tudela, ARQUIPÉLAGO, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal

CHAMA, Atelier-Museu Julio Pomar, Lisbon, Portugal

2017

@britishbar#8, British Bar, Lisbon

Now, this is fucking too hot, with Manon HarroisLes Ateliers, Clermont Ferrand, France

Extática Esfinge, CIAJG, curated by Nuno Faria, Guimarães, Portugal

Curar e Reparar, Bienal Anozero, curated by Delfim Sardo and Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, Convento de St. Clara a Nova, Coimbra, Portugal

O que Eu Sou / What I Am, curated by Inês Grosso and Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, MAAT - EDP Foundation, Lisbon

Puras cosas nuevas, curated by Violeta Horcasitas, Pantalla Blanca, Mexico City

2016

de repente bien, curated by Monica Alvarez Careaga and Marta Barrenechea, Biblioteca Central de Cantabria, Santander

2015

}{ { }, curated by Christian Barragán, Diagrama, Mexico City

ECCENTRIC EXERCISE 2, curated by Henriette Noermark, KCB, Belgrade, Serbia

2014

Soundless Harmonies, curated by Boshko Boskovic, Artopia Gallery, Milan, IT

2013     

ECCENTRIC EXERCISE, curated by Henriette Noermark, LES GENS HEUREUX, Copenhagen, DMK

Como Suster o Quê / How to Hold That, a Miguel Ângelo Rocha show with the participation of Sara Bichão and Russell Floersch, Pavilhão Branco, Lisbon, Portugal

Uma Coisa a Seguir à Outra / One Thing After Another, Galeria Quadrum, Lisbon, Portugal

2012     

Extending The Line, Arevalo Gallery, Miami, USA

Lugar (In)Comum, Residência Coop, Lisbon, Portugal

Concrete Mirrors, The Crypt Gallery, London, UK

Six Apart – ArtHouston 2012, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

A Benefit from the Edge, Cuchifritos Project Space / Artists Alliance Inc., NYC, USA

Spectrum, Casa Museu Medeiros de Almeida within gAD Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

2011    

Uma América, Montemor-o-Novo Council Gallery, Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 

Aduana, Antigo Picadeiro do Colégio dos Nobres, MNHNC, Lisbon, Portugal

Tempos de Vista - O Espaço em Paralaxe, Observatório Astronómico, Lisbon, Portugal

ZIP BUNG, Sala do Veado, MNHMC, Lisbon, Portugal

O Chiado, a Baixa e a Esfera Pública, Museu Arqueológico do Carmo, Lisbon, Portugal

OPINIÃO 011, at the CCEN, Sines, Portugal

Finalistas de Mestrado 2008’10, FBAUL, Lisbon, Portugal

2010     

Hotch Potch, Lxfactory, Lisbon, Portugal

D’aprés Nuno Gonçalves, Museu de Arte Antiga, Lisbon, Portugal

Ateliers Abertos, Atelier Concorde, Lisbon, Portugal

2009     

Anteciparte’09, Fundação do Oriente Museum, Lisbon, Portugal

Prémio Fidelidade Mundial Jovens Pintores, Chiado 8, Lisbon, Portugal

Arte e Natureza, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

Olhar 20-30, Paulo Amaro Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

Espaço/Escrita, Fábrica Braço de Prata, Lisbon, Portugal

Exposição de Finalistas de Pintura 2007’08, Galveias Palace, Lisbon, Portugal


AWARDS / FUNDING

2019

Institute Français fellowship, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2017

Artistes en Résidence, Intra Muros, Clermont-Ferrand

2014     

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation fellowship, Somebody’s Address, Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art, New York 

2011     

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation fellowship, Tempos de Vista – O Espaço em Paralaxe,  Astronomical Observatory, Lisbon

2009    

Anteciparte’09 selected artist

Fidelidade Mundial - Young Painters Prize, Honorable Mention 

2008     

BPI / FBAUL in Painting, winner


PRESS

- Geometria Sónica, As Horas extraordinárias, RTP, Teresa Nicolau, 2018

- Desequilibrios Barrocos, Expresso, José Luis Porfirio, 2018

- Sara Bichão, Ipsilon - Público, Luisa Soares de Oliveira, 2018

- A morte pintada de fresco, Ipsilon - Público, Isabel Salema, 2018

Sara Bichão, Jornal de Negócios, by Susana Moreira Marques, 2017

- COASTAL, P3-Público, 2017

Puras cosas nuevas, Terremoto MX, 2017

O meu sol chora II, ArteCapital, 2016

- Sara Bichão: As camadas de um rubi, Contemporânea Magazine, 2016

La habitación es una huella, by Violeta Horcasitas,Tierra Adentro, 2015

- Recommendation by Donna Tennant, Visual Arts Source, 2015

- Renewing things so that they don’t die, Art.es Magazine, 2014

- Somebody’s Address, TSF Notícias, 2014

- Sara Bichão: Somebody’s Address, MakingArtHappen.com, 2014

- RECHEIO, Magazine Choice - Visão, 2014

- Vincos, dobras e mudanças de cor, P3-Público, 2013

- Extending the Line, Critic's Choice, ArtCircuits, 2012

- Two hot spots on cooled art scene, Houston Chronicle, 2012

- Six Different Artists, Six Different Approaches at Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston Press - Visual Arts, 2012 

- Sara Bichão e alguns objectos híbridos no Texas, by Paulo Figueiredo, P3 – Público, July 10, 2012

- Tinta e Estrelas no Observatório Astronómico, by Diana Garrido, Jornal I No. 681, 2011

- Colectiva ZIP BUNG, by Flávia Violante, Artecapital.net, 2011

- Primitivos Portugueses, Jornal das Letras No. 1046, 2010

- Anteciparte, by Carlos Silveira, Revista N, 2009


BOOKS AND CATALOGUES

- Quando somos 2 somos três, Galeria Bessa Pereira, Lisbon, 2016

Chama, Atelier Museu Julio Pomar, Lisbon

- Encontra-me, mato-te, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 2018

- Curar e Reparar, Bienal Anozero / CAPC, Coimbra, 2018

O que Sou / What I am, MAAT, Lisbon, 2017

- O meu sol Chora / My sun cries, Galeria Bessa Pereira, Lisbon, 2016

- Somebody’s Address, Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art, New York, 2014

- Uma Coisa a Seguir à Outra / One Thing After Another, Galeria Quadrum, Lisbon, 2013

- Concrete Mirrors, 2012

- SPRECTRUM, 2012

- Sara Bichão: Open Gates, Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art, New York, 2012

- Uma América, 2011

- ADUANA, 2011

- D'aprés Nuno Gonçalves, CIEBA, 2011

- ZIP BUNG, 2011

- Teses Mestrado Pintura 2008 - 2010, FBAUL, 2010

- Anteciparte 09, BLUG Design, Senses & Art, November 2009

- Prémio Fidelidade Munidal 2009, Fidelidade Mundial, 2009

- Finalistas Pintura 2007’08, FBAUL, 2009

- Arte e Natureza, FBAUL, 2009


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

PLMJ, Lisbon

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

António Cachola Collection, Elvas

CML, Lisbon

MAAT - Fundação EDP, Lisbon

Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações, Lisbon

MidFirst Bank, Arizona

Twins Design, Houston

Companhia de Seguros Fidelidade Mundial, Lisbon

Telo de Morais Collection, Coimbra

Figueiredo Ribeiro Collection, Lisbon

Benetton Foundation

CAC, Málaga










 



 

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