Vasco Araújo lives and works in Lisbon. He completed his first degree in sculpture at FBAUL (Lisbon) and attended the Advanced Course in Visual Arts at Maumaus in Lisbon. Since 2000, he has participated in various solo and group exhibitions both in Portugal and abroad, also taking part in residency programmes, such as The University of Arts, Philadelphia (2007); Récollets, Paris (2005); and the Core Program (2003/04), Houston. In 2003, he was awarded the EDP Prize for New Artists.
Amongst his solo recent exhibitions have been “Potestad”, MALBA – Museu de Arte Latino-Americana de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2015); “Under the Influence of Psyche”, The Power Plant, Toronto (2014); or “Debret”, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo (2013). Amongst his recent group exhibitions, have been
“All that Falls”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2014); or “Investigations of a Dog”, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turim (2009).
His work has been published in various books and catalogues and is represented in several public and private collections, such as at the Centre Pompidou; Museu Coleção Berardo; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Centro Ordóñez-Falcón de Fotografía – COFF Museo Nacional Reina Sofia; Serralves Foundation; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (USA) and Pinacoteca do Estado São Paulo (Brazil).