Manuel Castro

Manuel Castro was born in 1945 in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. A self-taught artist, he began his artistic career in 1987. 

Solo Exhibitions

2006 Complexo de Enoturismo Estremoz, Portugal

 

Group Exhibitions

1987 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1988 Museu de Arte Naïve, Jaen, Spain

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1989 Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

Museu de Arte Naïve, Lasne, Belgium

1989 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1990 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

1991 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

1992 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1993 Galeria do Palacio Foz, Lisbon, Portugal

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1994 Fundacao Evangelizacao e Culturas, Lisbon, Portugal

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1995 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

1996 A Art’s Masters Paris Monaco, Brussels, Belgium

A Art’s Masters Paris Monaco, New York

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1997 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1998 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

1999 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2000 Associacao Couleur du pays de Caux, Auffay, France

xxxx, Croissy sur Seine, France

xxxx, Versailles, France

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2001 Museu da Agua, Lisbon, Portugal

Instituto Camoes, Brussels, Belgium

2001 Associacao Naifs Senza Frontiere, Castelvetro, Italy

Associacao Naifs Senza Frontiere, Villa Benzi-Zecchini, Italy

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2002 Museu de Arte Naïve, Lousa, Portugal

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2003 Centro Cultural Galileo, Madrid

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal

Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2004 Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2005 Galeria Eboli, Madrid

Associacao Naifs Senza Frontiere, Villa Benzi-Zecchini, Italy

 

Prizes

1989 Special Mention, Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1990 Special Mention, Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

Estoril Prize, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1992 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1993 1st Prize, Comunidades Europeias, Palacio Foz, Lisbon, Portugal

1994 2nd Prize, Fundacao Evangelizacao, Lisbonm, Portugal

1995 Special Mention, Gallery Pro Arte Kasper, Morges, Switzerland

Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1996 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1997 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1998 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1996 2nd Prize, A Art’s Masters Paris Monaco, Brussels, Belgium

1st Prize, A Master Finalista, A Art’s Masters Paris Monaco, New York

2001 1st Prize do Publico Bacco D’Oro, Associacao Naifs Senza Frontiere, Castelvetro, Italy

2002 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2003 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

1st Prize, Museu de Arte Naïve, Lousa, Portugal

2004 Mention of Honor, Galeria de Arte do Casino, Estoril, Portugal

2005 Mention of Honor, Associacao Naifs Senza Frontiere, Villa Benzi Zecchini, Italy

 

Public Collections

Museu International de Arte Naïve, Jaen, Spain

Museu de Arte Naïve, Lousa, Portugal

 

Bibliography

“L’Europe et les Naifs”, Jaqueline Bricard, 2009, France