Arraiano [adj. One who lives on the frontier or border. One who is the natural from the border. Paulo Arraiano (b. 1977, Portugal)

Paulo Arraiano has participated in several exhibitions, both solo and collective, national and international, including: AbstractXed#1, Aeroplastics Contemporary, (Brussels); Petra Gut Contemporary, (Zurich), "Well It's Just An Ocen Between", TAL Gallery / Jacaranda, (Lisbon);"Swipe, Baby Swipe", TAL Gallery, (Lisbon); "Song.no1" - no.stereo Contemporary, (Cascais); "While Satellites Dance" , TAL Gallery, (Rio de Janeiro); "Point Of View", Pena Palace, (Sintra); "Periplos", CAC Málaga Museum, (Málaga); "Atemporal" Graphos Gallery (Rio De Janeiro); "1/81", Coa Museum, (V. N. Foz Côa); "Down To Earth", The Dot Project Gallery, (London); "Fold/Fault", Forty/Forty Gallery, (Warsaw); "Re.Act", Angra do Heroísmo Museum (Azores Islands), "G40", Art.Whino Gallery, (Washington DC), "C/E", Egipt Palace Museum, (Oeiras); "Djerbahood", Curated By Galerie Itinerance, (Djerba); "Hifa", Harare International Festival Of Art, (Harare, Zimbabwe); "(De)Nature", Curated By Pauline Foessel,(Comporta);  "One Night Stand!", Curated by Sandro Resende, Palácio do Freixo, (Porto); "LaTour13", Curated By Galerie Itinerrance (Paris); "Circles Of Hope", Trädgården (Stockholm); "GoWest", WestBerlin Gallery (Berlin); "Spaces Within" Pure Evil Gallery (London);  "LaGa", Museé d'Art Moderne (Luxembourg);  "Circles Of Hope", Scope, Miami Basel (Miami); "G40", Together Gallery (Portland); "G40",, Anno Domini Gallery (San José, CA); National Building Museum, (Washington DC); "MusaTour", BBS Gallery (Tokyo); "UrbanLx", Influx Contemporary Art (Lisbon); "Between Walls", António Prates Gallery (Lisbon); "Are You Having a Crisis", Curated By Sandro Resende, P28 (Lisbon), among others. He has also participated in several artist residency programmes, such as LAC (Lagos), Walk&Talk (Azores Islands), Transforma (Torres Vedras), among others, as well as in countless international public art projects. His works are present in several Public Collections including: CAC Málaga Museum, Spain;  Luciano Benneton Collection, Italy; Sztuki Zewnetrznej Fundation, Poland; Fundação D. Luís, Museum Quarter, Portugal And Pestana Group, Cidadela Art District, Portugal.Paulo Arraiano has a degree in Communication by ISCEM (Lisbon) and studied Painting at Ar.Co - Visual Art Centre (Lisbon).