João Bello
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  • Alcobaça
  • Portugal
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Biography - João Bello - Artist/Painter



João Bello was born in 1978 in the town of Benedita, municipality of Alcobaça, Portugal, where he resides.

Self-taught, he began to draw the graffiti and coal at 9 years old. At age 12 started in oil painting, watercolor and acrylic on canvas and on special paper, starting immediately to exhibit their works.

Since early manifested a taste for Renaissance-style paintings and religious art, specializing in portraits. At 19 years old he moved into abstract painting, applying various painting techniques using different styles. During this period had  made exhibitions whose works dominated the abstract.

Currently has vast experience in various forms of painting and drawing, creating works from art - sacred, landscape, portrait, abstract, surrealism, realism, etc.., Uses techniques such as oil, oil pastel, dry pastel, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and graphite on any base.

At the beginning of the year 2012, he principally engaged in realistic painting, which already has an  extensive experience, it’s the style that best defines him as an artist.

In late 2012, launches realistic painting projects with strong themes that transmits soul and a glimpse into the world, appearing figures with realistic and deep looks through  a dreamy modern world, his paintings with modern techniques of realism convey excitement and vibrant feelings.


Recent exhibitions


• Year 2012 (August) - Expoeste, Caldas da Rainha, artshow 2012, participate with 2 works "Food for the Soul, s Oil / canvas, 90cm x 120cm, Year: 2012," "Virtuoso, s Oil / canvas, 60cm x 80cm, Year: 2012;

• Year 2012/2013 ("2012" September / October / November / December / "2013" January) - Novotel Hotel, Lisbon, Collective with artists internationally "Painting, Photography and Sculpture" participated with 4 works, Phase 1, 2 works: (Let's Party!, s Oil / canvas, 65cm x 130cm, Year: 2012), (La petite danseuse, s Oil / canvas, 50cm x 70cm, Year: 2012), Phase 2, 2 works: (Comenzar de nuevo, 70cm x 100cm, Oil s / canvas, Year: 2012), (Virtuoso, s Oil / canvas, 60cm x 80cm, Year: 2012). Presentation of the book "Prospero International Art Book". Participation in the book "page 45" Biography and Information about the technique and style of painting, "page 141" Participation with the work "La petite danseuse, s Oil / canvas, 50cm x 70cm, Year: 2012";

• Year 2012 (July / August) - Marcianus Bar, Foz Arelho, Theme: Women, s with paintings Oil / canvas, dry pastel, watercolor and graphite s / special paper;

• Year 2012 (June) - Community Center of Benedicta, Theme: Figurative and Abstract, Oil paintings with s / s screen and Dry Pastel / special paper;

• Year 2012 (May) - Municipal Library of Nazareth Theme: Figurative and Abstract, Oil paintings with s / s screen and Dry Pastel / special paper;

• Year 2012 (January / February) - Marcianus Bar, Foz Arelho, Theme: Abstract, Oil paintings with s / canvas, dry pastel, watercolor and graphite s / special paper;

• Year 2011 (September / October) - Gallery Café, Caldas da Rainha, Theme: Abstract, Oil paintings with s / screen;

• Year 2010 (June) - Piano Bar, Esmoriz, Aveiro, Theme: Figurative and Abstract, Oil paintings with s / screen;

• Year 2010 (July) - Gallery Café, Caldas da Rainha, Theme: Figurative, Oil paintings with s / s screen and Dry Pastel / special paper;

• Year 2009 (August) - Carrasquinha Bar, Rio Maior, Theme: Abstract, Oil paintings with s / screen, dry Pastel and Charcoal w / special paper;

• Year 2009 (July) - Gallery Zeller, Espinho, Theme: Ocean with a work "Stampede, s Oil / canvas, 40cm x 60cm, Year: 2009";



• Year 2012 (October) - Prize: ARS pictorial, Barcelona - Spain, Category Draw, October 2012. With the book "Mary, oil on canvas, 70x100cm, year 2012";

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At 7:47am on January 22, 2013, Janey_Godley gave João Bello a gift
João, thank you for adding me as a friend. I Hope you enjoy this site as much as I do. Also hope you enjoy my Blogs & Podcasts…. Best wishes Janey Godley


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