Avelino Sá (1961, Santa Maria da Feira), graduated in Visual Arts – Painting from the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of Porto, the city where he lives and works. He has been exhibiting his work regularly since 1982, and held his first solo exhibition in 1987. Besides Portugal, his work has been exhibited in Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Brazil and Cape Verde. He received the Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Prize in 2013. His works are featured in a number of private and public collections, namely those of Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, in Porto, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC), in Badajoz and Museu Berardo de Arte Moderna e Contemporânea, Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon. His most important recent solo exhibitions are: “As minhas propriedades”, at Fundação D. Luís I, Cascais (2020), “Quase nada” at Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2019), “O Som do Orvalho” at Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2017) and “Desde o Começo Não Há Nada” at Museu Alberto Sampaio, Guimarães (2015). He took part in several group shows, namely at the 25th Anniversary of Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2017), at Colégio das Artes, Universidade de Coimbra (2017 – “Rrevolução”), or at the 9th edition of the Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Prize, Museu Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Amarante (2013).