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First Name * bottelho
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Username * Sapoazul
Country * Portugal
City Lisboa
Nationality Portuguese
Languages Portuguese





Carlos Botelho or Bottelho Chaves, 1964 is a Portuguese painter and sculptor. He currently lives in Lisbon. He created the Monument to the Fireman.

Born in Chaves , district of Vila Real - Trás-os-montes - Portugal, in his childhood he study by the books of medicine of XVIII century of his grandfather and Phisician Martiniano Ferreira Botelho, fully illustrated with beautiful engravings, the taste for the complexity of the human anatomy, who drew in the summer vacations in Soutelo de Aguiar and would leave a mark. He remember Lereno the primary teacher and brother of Nadir Afonso a famous Portuguese painter, who much contributed to stimulate him in the ways of the art [...] The proximity of the Industry of brick and the adobe, the workshops of the arts of forges and the iron, the Arquitectural Ateliers where drew and of the music that always folloied had been very fluencing.

At the age of sixteen he show for the first time, Drawings and Paintings in the Museum of the City Chaves with the support of the City council. He made secondary studies that interrupted for in existence of compatible graduation with his vocation, having opted by law… not so right as he should as a local newpaper wrote! At 2006 he continues his graduation at the Lusofona University of Humanities and Technologies, the course of "Sciences of Comunication and Culture" - and the specialization of Cultural Management.

At the age of seventeen, his intense activity, the personality, the discovery and magic of Lisbon have seduced him. At the AR.CO - Center of Art's and Visual Communication - studies Drawing and Painting with Costa Cabral and Rogério Ribeiro orientation, two references in Portuguese contemporary arts.

* In Lisbon among others he executed: Scenographic, decoration of the Pavilion of the Guiné-Bissau in Expo' 98, painted large advertisement canvas for cinema, produced the works for the commemoration of the of Fernando Pessoa centenary birth, Artistic Drawing and Advertising executive, Posters, Announcements, Displays, Interiors, Publishing graphic Design and illustration. Graphical, Creative and ilustrator of the magazines: 'People and Trips', 'Africa Today', 'Communication between Freemasons', 'between columns'.

* Exhibitions in the Palace of the Coruchéus, Gallery B' Art, Gallery of Art Bairro Alto, Cultural Association Spectemur Agendo, Painting in the Club of Plastic Arts - CNAP among others. Represented in some Institutions, public and private colecctions.
* Executes for demmand works of Art for the City councils of, Lisbon, Abrantes, Oeiras, Sintra.

* Author of the Monument to the Fireman in Bronze and Concrete: Commemorative medal of the same monument.

* Bronze Medail “To that for valorous workmanships” Order of Master Afonso Domingues among others, for the Graphic design of the magazine 'Between Columns', publication of the Great Regular Lodge of Portugal GLRP.

* Director of Production of the exhibition “Aquae Liberae Triumphalis Ingressus” - Fragments for the classification of the Aqueduct of Free Waters as Humanity patrimony for The 'Water Museum' - EPAL, also presented in "Palacio da Bolsa" - Oporto and at the "Museu de Arqueologia" - Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Lisboa.

* Author of Covers and Graphics for books, DVDs and Art Catalogues.

* Partnership with some artists like Silva Vieira or Francisco Ginjeira master sculptur, in exhibitions and Art projects .

* In 2006 he was Director of production of the commemorative Exhibition of the 250 years of Lisbon earthquake - 1755 - For the Museum of the Water, with the high sponsorship of Its Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic Dr Jorge Sampaio.

* Director and producer of the exhibition commemorative of the 25 of April of 1974 and of 10º Anniversary of the Mário Soares Foundation. Cover and Graphics of the same book.

* Responsible and graphic coordinator of the Website APOREM - A Portuguese Association that integrates 17 Museums.

* Marketing Consultant and Graphical Designer, is currently Communication Director of the ONG - VITAE - Association of Solidarity, that among others projects commands “the Center of Shelter of the Homeless” that receives 280 homeless citizens and of Lisbon - Almada and Setúbal.

* Director of production, co-responsible coordinator for the exhibition “ssshooouut”, itinerant exhibition of European program DILLMULI, based on 12 years works of some countries, integrating fifteen projects, supported by the European Union.

* Represented at Artexpo – the world’s largest fine and popular art fair, New York, 2007.

* Coordinator and responsible of the Institutional and Image development of the University UNOVA - Mozambique.

* Representative for the Social Communication, Press, and Culture for the GLRP - Grande Loja Regular de Portugal.

* Carlos Botelho Website
* Artexpo New York