Diogo Nogueira is a painter and a visual artist based in Porto, Portugal. His practice delves into the realm of Image, contemporary iconography in gesture, and sexuality through Painting, drawing, ceramic, and installations.

Infused with wit and humour, his creations aim to construct a shared mythology, weaving together the threads of personal and collective narratives.

DIOGO NOGUEIRA (Porto, 1999) holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto.

He has participated in various competitions and exhibitions, having been shortlisted for multiple awards, notably wining the first prize at the VI Espinho International Art Biennial (Aveiro). Diogo has held solo and collective exhibitions with renowned artist in notable institutions, like National Museum Soares dos Reis (2019), Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Galleries (2020), Júlio Resende Foundation (2021). He has also exhibited internationally at Academy of Fine Arts of Murcia and Academy of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires.

His work is represented in private and public collections in Portugal, Spain, Germany and England; including the notable collections Solverde Casinos & Hotels, APF Foundation collections and José Lima collections.

Since 2021, as founder of ‘O Bueiro’ – Art space, he has established collaborations with institutions like University of Porto and The Drawing Club (Porto). Recently, in 2022, he was integrated in the art-space ‘Drawing Club (Porto)’ as Resident Artist, Guest Professor, and member.

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

2021                          Bachelor of Fine Arts – Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts of University of Porto (PT)

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (selected)

Upcoming           ‘TBA’, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon (PT)

2023                    ‘Mentiras de Criança’, OMNU, Lisbon (PT)
                             ‘O Rei Manda’ (‘The King’s Game’), CD Gallery, Porto (PT)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

Upcoming             ‘TBA’, Plato, Évora (PT) 

 

2023                       “PRESPÉCTIVA 24”, Cerveira Contemporary Art Biennalle Museum, Vila Nova de Cerveira (PT)
                                 Duo Exhibition – “Os Horizontes do Reverso do Mundo”, Espaço Mira, Porto (PT)
                                 Group exhibition at The Assembleia da República, Lisbon (PT)
                                 Guest Aritist – MAIA Contemporary Art Biennalle, Porto (PT)

2022                       Haveremos de ir ao Futuro, Zet Gallery, Braga (PT)
                                  8 Pinturas e 5 Desenhos, CD Gallery, Porto (PT)
                                  Proyecto MAP, oMuseu FBAUP, Porto (PT)
                                  XX Contest Aveiro Young Creator, curated by Marzia Bruno, Aveiro Museum, Aveiro (PT)
                                  Desculpa, Mãe, O Bueiro, Porto (PT)

2021                       Proyecto MAP, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Murcia, Murcia, (ES)
                                Proyecto MAP, National University of Arts, Buenos Aires, (AR)
                                Intervalo – antes e depois, o desenho, Lugar do Desenho/Júlio Resende Foundation, Gondomar (PT)
                                Ao Postigo, oMuseu FBAUP, Porto (PT)
                                VI Espinho International Biennale of Art, Amadeo de Souza-CardosoGalleries, Espinho (PT)
                                Prémio Árvore das Virtudes, Cooperativa Árvore, Porto (PT)

2020                       Opening exhibition of CD Gallery, Porto (PT)
                                Desenhar a Incerteza, oMuseu FBAUP, Porto (PT)
                                XXI International Biennial of Young Art from Vila Verde, Vila Verde (PT)

2019                       O Museu em Desenho, National Museum Soares dos Reis, Porto (PT)
                                Corpo Transparente, Rectory of the University of Porto, Porto (PT)

AWARDS, GRANTS AND RECOGNITIONS

2023                       “Clube de Desenho 23/24”, grant, Criatório, Porto, (PT)

2022                       Honorable Mention, XX Contest Aveiro Young Creator, Aveiro (PT)

2021                       First Place, VI Espinho International Biennale of Art, Espinho (PT)
                                Honorable Mention, Prémio Árvores das Virtudes, Porto (PT)
                                Honorable Mention, Prémio APF, Lisbon (PT)

2020                      Honorable Mention, XXI International Biennial of Young Art from Vila Verde, Vila Verde (PT)

COLLECTIONS (selected)

2023                      Private collection – Norlinda e José Lima
2021                      Private collection – Solverde Casinos & Hotéis
2019                      Private collection – APF Foundation

OTHER PROJECTS

2023 –                   Resident Artist, Clube de Desenho, Porto (PT)
                               Workshop ‘Iamgem, Iconografia e Desenho’, Fórum Maia, Maia (PT)
                               Artistic Residency,  BACM23, Fórum Maia, Maia (PT)
                               Guest Professor, Clube de Desenho, Porto (PT)

2022                      Round Table MAP, oMuseu FBAUP, Porto (PT)

2021                      Round Table – VI Espinho International Biennale of Art, moderator: Helena Mendes Pereira, Espinho (PT)

2020                      Co-creation of the project ‘O Bueiro’ – Independent Art Space, Porto (PT)

PUBLICATIONS (selected)

Upcoming          Ípsilon, Lucinda Canelas, Portugal

2023                     ‘O Rei Manda’ Email Art, BACM23, Maia, Out.
                               ‘BACM 23’, MAIA Contemporary Art Biennalle, Set.

2022                     5 minutos com | Diogo Nogueira, Mariana Fontes, May
                               Jornal S/Título,#2 issue, Cláudia Simões and Helena Rodrigues, Jan
                               Haveremos de ir ao Futuro, Filipa Leal and Helena Pereira, Apr

2021                     Jornal de Notícias, As Desculpas Servem-se Frias, Sara Magalhães, Nov
2021                     Entrevista com Diogo Nogueira, XXI International Biennial of Young Art from Vila Verde, Jan2020, XI Bienal Arte Jovem de Vila Verde, Vila Verde (PT)

2019                     O Museu em Desenho, Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, Porto (PT)
                               Corpo Transparente, Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Porto (PT)