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).
(b. 1998, Namibe)
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
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
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