Sousa, Cecilia de
Cecilia de Sousa is born in Lisboa on June, 25 1937. She studied since 1950 Ceramics at António Arroio School and materials technology at Aveiro University. Together with the painter Lino António she worked on the ceramic panels covering the Via Sacra in Fátima Sanctuary. In 1956 she had a ceramic exhibition in the Regional Museum of Lagos and she worked with Manuel Cargaleiro. She integrated the Movement of renewal of Portuguese Ceramics, sustained by the painter Eduardo Leite (1957) and started her own studio in the Viúva Lamego Ceramica Factory till 1993. Presently she has her own workshop.
Pictures: portrait Cécilia de Sousa (source MatrizNet); Cécilia de Sousa in her workshop (source MatrizNet); Cécilia in Museu Nacional do Azulejo in 2009 (photo Capriolus); Vestíbulo de Edificio na A. EUA, 1959; Cécilia showing a ceramic wall created by her (photo Capriolus); huge floorpiece by Cécilia de Sousa in Museu Nacional do Azulejo (photo Capriolus).
- Henriques, Paulo, Cecília, catalogue with the exhibition in the Museu Nacional do Azulejo in Lisboa, 1999.
- Henriques, Paulo e.a., Cecília de Sousa, obra cerâmica 1954-2004, Museu Nacional do Azulejo, 2005.