The angel series

These paintings represent apparitions of angels in Portugal. The landscapes are usually ruins and empty historical centres of cities frozen in time. Often the angels are depicted in a very suble way that makes them almost invisible. Some of these paintings have angels that can only be seen by the difference of sheen on the surface, being painted just with varnish.

Exhibited for the first time at the gallery “Bonjour Montreal” in 2002 with the support of the Portuguese Embassy in Ottawa. Several interviews were broadcast by TV channel YTV, Radio station Antena 2 and also published by the press.

During the summers of 2009 and 2010, I painted more angel paintings at the Convento de Cristo de Tomar, Portugal (a UNESCO world-heritage site) within an annual artist’s in residence programme with other artists of the IRIDE group. Please check video underneath and also the other video at the homepage.