Diogo Bolota


Diogo Bolota (Lisbon, 1988) lives and works in Lisbon. He studied Painting (2006-2008) at Lisbon School of Fine Arts, holds a BA in Architecture (2008-2012) from the Lisbon Technical University and a MA Drawing (2012-2013) from the University of the Arts, London.

He was shortlisted to Novo Banco Revelação 2017 Award at Serralves Foundation (Oporto). Some of his solo show include: Sabotagem (2015) in Expedição, a program at Maus Hábitos in Oporto; S/ Ponto de Fuga (2015) at Cunha’s Gallery in Lisboa; Objectar (2016) at Geological Museum (Lisbon); Esgaravatar (2016) at Medeiros e Almeida’s Museum (Lisbon) and Synalepha (2016) at Museum of Contemporary Art (Sintra). He was in the Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado’s Art Residency, Brazil, in 2019. His work is part of several public and private collections. He is represented by Uma Lulik gallery.

During his residency at AIR 351 Diogo Bolota prepared his solo exhibition Defeito Desfeito at Quartel da Arte Contemporânea, Abrantes.

09.2019 – 07.2020