Seita, Manuel

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Vila Verde de Ficalho
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Manuel Seita is born in Vila Verde de Ficalho, Portugal on June 10, 1970. 1990/91 – Pottery Course, Training Center for Artists and Craftsmen of Reguengos de Monsaraz. 1993 – Internship in ceramics with Liberato Mazzarella, Turin, Italy. 1997 – Earth-Memory-Earth Workshop with Herculano Elias, CENCAL, Caldas da Rainha. 1997 – Rakú Workshop with Senya Sonobe, CENCAL, Caldas da Rainha. 2004 – Degree in Plastic Arts, sculpture ESAD.CR Caldas da Rainha School of Arts and Design.

Solo and collective exhibitions : 1992 – 1st Young Art Exhibition, Centro Cultural de Lagos, Honorable Mention. 1992 – I Salon and Irreverence, Monsaraz Open Museum. 1993 – Painting and Ceramics - Municipal Gallery of Castro Verde. 1994 – Painting – Gallery of the Convent Espirito Santo, Loulé. 2005 – Limalhas - Municipal Gallery of Almodôvar. 2007 – Céu da boca - Igreja da Misericórdia de Silves. 2008 – Artificial Paradises - Espaço Oficinas, Aljustrel. 2010 – The Elective Affinities - Church of São Domingos, Moura. 2011 – Fragmented Landscape - Church of São Vicente, Évora. Festival Written in the Landscape Festival of Land Arts and Performance, Collection B. 2013 – Atlântida - Emmerico Nunes Cultural Center, Sines. 2020 – Fine Art International, Kunstverein Bad Neustadt, Deutschland Toshihito Juhaku Inoue and Jiro Hazama (Japan), Peter Picciani (Germany), Manuel Seita (Portugal).

Public work: Almodôvar Municipal Library: Allegory, ceramic mural, 2004. A2 Service Area, Almodôvar: A Onde o Tempo Passa 1 e 2 - 8 sculptures in patinated bronze, 2006.

Contact: The atelier is located in the former primary school of Gomes-Aires, Almodôvar, 2 km from the A2.To visit, prior contact is required. TM: 00351912386167

Pictures: Manuel Seita, portrait (source Linkedin); installation, 2004 (source Extéril); installation "Wall of grief" (source Altiba9); three wall sculptures, red fired clay, glazed, natural oxides, 1020*c, around 31 x 21 1 cm, 2023 (photo artist).