Francisco Sousa Lobo
b. 1973, Mozambique
n. Portuguese

Phd Art Practice Based, Goldsmiths College, 2011-2016
MA Fine Art: Printmaking, Royal College of Art, London, 2005-2007
Fine Art Courses: Printmaking, Illustration, Ar.Co, Lisbon, 2004
Diploma in Architecture (Dip Arch, OA), FAUTL, Lisbon, 1992-1999
Erasmus Scholarship, Istituto Universitario di Venezia, Venice, 1997

Published Comic Books
Câmara Escura, LX Comics, 2003
The Dying Draughtsman, Associação Chili Com Carne, 2013
The Upper Room, Associação Chili Com Carne, 2014
I Like Your Art Much, Self Published, 2015
The Francisco Problem, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2015
The Care of Birds (150 pages), 2015
Coming soon in 2016
A Desert God (60 pages)
The Forty Thieves (240 pages)

Published Comic Strips
Kus Comics, Fausto, 2015
Quadradinhos, Long Live The Silver Skates, 2015
Art Review, May issue, A Private View, 2014
Zona de Desconforto, Collective, , Associação Chili Com Carne, London Falling, 2014
Público newspaper, O Homem que Recebia o Correio com um Século de atraso, 2005
Mesinha de Cabeceira, Dark, Cold Thing, 2005
Jornal Universitário, O Fim da Arte, Suicide Artists or The End of Art, 2005
Quadrado, Bedeteca magazine, (untitled, unpublished), 2004

Selected Exhibitions
New Contemporaries 2015 (ICA and other venues
Solo Exhibition at Amadora BD (Portugal’s main comics festival
Someone a Long TIme Ago (inside Hugo Canoilas’ exhibition), Cooper Gallery, Dundee, 2015
Quadradinhos / Treviso Comics Festival, 2015
Crisis Song, Gambados, 2014
Museu do Chiado, Abecedário, 40 anos do Ar.Co, 2013
Gallerie Kamm, Berlin, 2013
Shoreline – Artes Plásticas na colecção do Ar.Co, CAS, Sines, 2012
The Way, Performance, Goldsmiths College, London, 2012
Temporary exhibition, Arts Council Headquarters, London, 2011-2012
Dieci Giorni per un arte collettiva, Turim, 2011
Futures Market Project, The Mews, London, 2011
Jornal Mural, Project by Hugo Canoilas, Lisbon, 2010
Futures Market Project, Lisbon Art Fair, 2010
A Linha Curva, Allgarve Contemporary Art Programme, Vilamoura, 2010
Printmaking, The Mews, London, 2010
And then again, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, 2010
À Crise, Galeria Sopro, Lisbon, 2010
Paper Wraps Rock, ACME Studios, London, 2009
Mobilehome, Loulé, Portugal, 2009
Moholy (project by Hugo Canoilas), Transboavista, Lisbon, 2009
Salon, Whitecross Gallery, London, 2009
Grotto, Solo Exhibition with Mathew Newton, Whitecross Gallery, London, 2008
Salon, Whitecross Gallery, London, 2008
Pure: Printmaking, Ferreira Projects, London 2008
New Contemporaries 2007, New Art Gallery, Walsall; Rochelle School, London; Cornerhouse, Manchester, 2007-2008
The Great Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, 2007
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, 2007
Underground, Subway Gallery, London, 2007
Kunst Wurst, Cafe Gallery Projects, London, 2007
Wood Cut (solo show), RCA, London, 2006
Pinocchio Related, La Academia, Venice and The Hockney Gallery, London, 2006
Ar.Co Bazar, CCB – Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London, 2005, 2006
Ilustração Portuguesa 2004, Lisbon, 2004
Salão Lisboa, Lisbon, 2003
Ilustração Portuguesa 2002, Lisbon, 2002

Selected Collections
Clifford Chance Art Collection 2008
Sir Terence Conran Collection, 2007
Royal College of Art Print Archive, 2007

Residencies and Awards
AA2A artist in residence, 2008-2009
London Original Print Fair Award 2007
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Sponsorship, Portugal, 2005-2007
Award for Excellence – American Society for News Design, 2003

A Linha Curva, Allgarve, 2012, Catalogue
ATA, CPS box set publication, 2011
And Then Again exhibition, 2011, Catalogue
New Contemporaries 2007, Catalogue
Art Monthly – New Contemporaries 2007, Review
Art Review – New Contemporaries 2007, Review
BBC Online – New Contemporaries 2007, Review
The Great Exhibition 2007, Catalogue
Underground, Box set publication, 2007
Ilustração Portuguesa 2004, 2002, Catalogues

Talks, Lectures and Seminars
Work presentations, seminars and tutorials for Fine Art and History of Art BA students, Goldsmiths College, 2011-2012
And Then Again, Talk with artist Adam Knight on the work presented in the exhibition, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, 2010
Paper Wraps Rock, Presentation of the work exhibited by invitation of Acme Studios, London, 2009
Bedfordshire University, Public presentation of art practice, Luton, 2008
University of East London, Public presentation of art practice, London 2007
Pure: Printmaking, Presentation of art practice, interview for RTP Internacional, London 2007
Royal College of Art, Public presentation of art practice, London 2007

Professional Engagements
Independent practice as artist, London, 2007-present
Teaching Assistant in MFA Art Writing, Goldsmiths College, 2012-2014
Teaching Assistant in Fine Art and History of Art, Goldsmiths College, 2011-2012
Visiting Lecturer in Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire, 2008
Independent practice as Artist and Illustrator, Lisbon, 2002-2005
Independent practice and studio collaboration as Architect, Lisbon, 1999-2005
Member of the Portuguese Architects Board, Lisbon, 1999-present