Luísa Jacinto was born in 1984. Lives and works in Lisboa. Luísa Jacinto frequented the International Study Programme of Maumaus in 2017 and finished her MA at the Central Saint Martins – Byam Shaw School of Art in 2009. She did her BA – in Visual Arts – Painting at Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa.
Luísa Jacinto has exhibited regularly since 2007. Of special note among her solo exhibitions are We can always escape in the car, at Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações, with a text by Sérgio Fazenda Rodrigues, 2017, An instant of this, galería silvestre, with a text by João Silvério, Madrid, 2016; Roda que roda, à volta do quarto, curated by Fátima Lambert, Museu Soares dos Reis e Quase Galeria, Porto, 2015 A single day is enough, curated by João Miguel Fernandes Jorge, Museu Carlos Machado, Azores, 2012 – with a monograph publication. Of special note among her collective exhibitions are; Pontos Colaterais, Coleção de Arte Arquipélago, a selecction, curated by João Silvério, Arquipélago, S. Miguel, 2015, Process and Transfiguration, curated by João Miguel Fernandes Jorge and Emília Ferreira, Casa da Cerca, 2010 and 17 Ingredients – Measures of Autonomy, curated by Shama Khanna and Blanche Craig, Studio One, London, UK 2009. Luísa Jacinto’s work is represented in several collections, such as Colecção Moderna da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Colecção Teixeira de Freitas – Madeira Corporate Services, Colecção Arquipélago – Governo dos Açores, Colecção Figueiredo Ribeiro, Museu Carlos Machado – Ponta Delgada, Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações, Lisboa.
She is AiR 351 first local resident artist, for a one-year long residency, aiming to strengthen her relation with the local and international artistic landscapes while at the same time facilitating the integration of international residents at AiR 351.