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BIOGRAPHY

Lícia Santos was born in 1998 in Namibe, Angola and she lives and works in London since 2016. She received her BA in Fine Art and History of Art from Goldsmiths University, London (2020) and has started an MFA in Fine Art (Painting) at Slade School of Fine Art, London (2022).

She is the recipient of the Euan Uglow, Slade Scholarship (2020) and the Gold Award from Goldsmiths University (2019). 

 

Lícia was shortlisted for the current series of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year and her portrait was selected by the sitter. The artist has been part of group exhibitions in London, Coimbra and Luanda. She was a PAL Facilitator at Goldsmiths University for a year (2018-2019) and continued her journey in Arts Education by facilitating weekly life drawing sessions at her studio (2019-2020). Lícia is a qualified Gold Award Arts Adviser by Trinity College London (2020) and works for Tiger Monkey Uk ltd at several primary schools and youth centres across London (2019-2020).

LICIA SANTOS

(b. 1998, Namibe)

 

EDUCATION

2022                MA Fine Art (Painting), Slade School of Fine Art, London

 

2020                BA (First-Class) Fine Art and History of Art, Goldsmiths University, London

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2020                Euan Uglow, Slade Scholarship, London

 

2019                Gold Award, Goldsmiths University, London

SHORTLISTS AND COMPETITIONS

2020                Portrait Artist of The Year, Shortlisted for S07, Sky Arts, London

2016                Painting Competition, Winner, Escolíadas Glicínias, Figueira da Foz

2015                Design a T-shirt Competition, Winner, Dance World Cup, Bucharest

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019                The Third Nature, Safehouse 2, Peckham, London

 

                         The Gold Award Exhibition, Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, London

 

                         Interim Show, St James Hatcham Building, Goldsmiths, London

 

2017                Foundation Final Exhibition, The Cass, London Metropolitan University, London

 

                         Muarte, Art’z Restaurant and Lounge, Luanda

WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

2020                Gold Award Arts Adviser, Extraordinary Designs Studio, Tiger Monkey, London 

 

                         Online Painting Workshop, Tiger Monkey, London

 

                         Artist Assistance, Allen Pullinger Youth Centre/ St John and St James Primary      

                         School/ Eldon Primary School, Tiger Monkey, London

 

2019                Artist Assistance, Laytmer All saints Primary School/ Craig Park Youth Centre/

                         Cedars Children Centre/ Stanford Youth Centre, Tiger Monkey, London

 

                         Life Drawing Workshop Sessions, Life Drawing Atelier, London

 

2018                PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) Leader, Goldsmiths University, London

INTERNSHIPS AND TRAINING

2020                Gold Award Arts Adviser, Trinity College, London

 

2019                 Lina Iris Viktor Studio Internship, Autograph Gallery, London

 

This document was last updated on 11 November 2020. It is made available for the purposes of research and is not intended for publication. For specific enquiries, please get in contact.