Exhibitions & Bio



Her paintings and drawings are mainly figurative creations, inspired by live drawing and observation. Gabriela's works are done mostly with traditional mediums to come up with new ways to explore and discover the human form. Born in 1984, she lives in Portugal where she has participated in several exhibitions, collaborations and art related events.

Os seus desenhos e pinturas são criações com uma natureza figurativa, inspirados pelo processo de desenho ao vivo de observação. Trabalha principalmente com meios tradicionais sobre papel ou tela, para criar novas formas de explorar e descobrir a forma humana. Nascida em 1984, é uma artista plástica que vive em Portugal, onde tem participado em várias exposições e colaborado em diversos projectos e eventos ligados às artes.


Exhibitions:
Exposições 
  • Collective Exhibition - Galerias Abertas das Belas Artes - 14º edição - Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa - June 2020
  • Collective Exhibition - "Squared" - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - June 2020
  • Collective Exhibition - Conversas de Ilustradores - "Conversas com os Heróis da BD" - Festival Coimbra BD (Coimbra) - March 2020
  • Collective Exhibition - "Apocryphus" - Festival Coimbra BD (Coimbra) - March 2020
  • Collective Exhibition - "Conversas de Ilustradores" - Festival Caminhos Cinema Português (Coimbra) - November 2019
  • Collective Exhibition - "Apocryphus" - Fnac Almada (Lisboa) - November 2019 - May 2020
  • Collective Exhibition - "A Dream within a Dream" - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - March 2019
  • Collective Exhibition - "Prémio Paula Rego - Terceira edição​" - Casa das Histórias Paula Rego (Lisboa) - December 2018 - February 2019 
  • Collective Exhibition - Sci-Fi Lx Convention (Lisboa) - July 2018
  • Collective Exhibition - "I Edição de Arte Postal da Quinta da Cruz" (Viseu) - May 2018
  • Collective Exhibition - "Obra Prima"​ - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - April 2018
  • Collective Exhibition - "Prémio Paula Rego - Segunda edição​" - Casa das Histórias Paula Rego (Lisboa) - October 2017 - January 2018 
  • Collective Exhibition - "A night at the movies"​ - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - March 2017
  • Collective exhibition - H-alt Fiction in comics (Lisboa) - June 2017 
  • Collective Exhibition - "The Dark One"​ - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - March 2016
  • Collective exhibition - "8x8" - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - January 2016
  • Collective exhibition - "Memento mori" - Penumbra Art Boutique & Studio (Lisboa) - November 2015
  • Solo exhibition - "Kaleidoscopic Dream" - IPDJ (Aveiro) - August 2015
  • Solo exhibition - "Kaleidoscopic Dream" - IPDJ (Leiria) - July 2015
  • Collective exhibition - Góis Oroso Arte 2015 - July 2015
  • Collective exhibition - Residency at Carpe Diem - Ar.Co Art Center & Visual Communication (Lisbon, Portugal) - June 2015
  • Solo exhibition - "Kaleidoscopic Dream" - IPDJ (Coimbra, Portugal) - June 2015
  • Collective exhibition  - "One story" - Fábrica Braço de Prata (Lisbon. Portugal) - November 2014

Awards:
Prémios  
  • 1st Place - Contradictions - Portuguese Contemporary Illustration - 2018
  • Honorable mention - Rebirth contest - Portuguese Contemporary Illustration - 2016
  • 2nd Place - Transitions contest  - Portuguese Contemporary Illustration - 2015
  • Special Recognition Award - Figurative Art Exhibition in Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery - 2014

Publications:
Publicações
  • Illustration for a graphic novel Está-lhes no sangue - Apocryphus 2019
  • Illustration for graphic novels - H-alt magazine Special Edition no 1 - 2017 
  • Illustration for a graphic novel A rapariga cega - H-alt magazine issue 5 - 2017 - https://issuu.com/h-alt/docs/h-alt-n05-web
  • Watercolor illustration for a book cover - Treinar a mudança - Carla Ferraz - 2016
  • Illustration for a graphic novel A cópia - Tales from Orbit magazine - issue 1 - 2016 - http://www.wpcomicsltd.com/talesfromorbit
  • Illustration for a graphic novel A cópia - H-alt magazine issue 2 - 2016 - https://issuu.com/h-alt/docs/h-alt-n02-issuu
  • Watercolor illustration for a poetry book Cupido - Chiado Editora - 2015
  • O mundo das artes magazine - cover and article - number 9 - 2015 - http://issuu.com/omundodasartes/docs/numero_09

Guest Artist:
Artista convidada / Sessões de autógrafos
  • Amadora BD - 2017 
  • Euro Steam Con - 2017 
  • Spring It Con - 2016 

Projects & Collaborations: 
Projectos & colaborações 
  • Galerias Abertas das Belas-Artes - 14a edição (2020) - Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMwJX-gS5I4xz5AzEnqdVZw
  • H-alt Podcast interview - https://www.mixcloud.com/Halt2/conversa-h-alt-gabriela-torres
  • Collaborator at H-alt magazine (http://h-alt.weebly.com) - drawing and coloring comics
  • Interview for Fusca - 2016 - https://fuscaconcept.wordpress.com/2016/06/20/a-inspiracao-da-gabriela
  • Artists´Alley at several comic conventions

Education: 
Educação
  • Bachelor Degree in Drawing (Minor in Conservation and Patrimony) - Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa
  • Conference volunteer - "2º Encontro - A Universidade de Lisboa e o Património" - Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal) - 2019
  • Masterclass with António Jorge Gonçalves - Coimbra - 2019
  • Residency at Carpe Diem - Ar.Co Art Center & Visual Communication (Lisbon, Portugal) - 2015
  • Night Course: Painting and Drawing – Ar.Co Art Center & Visual Communication (Lisbon, Portugal) - 2015
  • Comics workshop - Fine Art University of Lisbon (Portugal) - 2014
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