Creative Macau

Center for Creative Industries

Visual Arts

Duarte Esmeriz

Duarte Esmeriz graduated form Licentiate degree in LAW – Lisboa – Portugal. Duarte Esmeriz Co-organised a number of arts training courses with others. Divisão de Apoio Social à Função Pública (DASFP) – Painting Workshop- With Tong Qu Wen Yi; Water painting – DASFP;Oil Painting – DASFP, With Sun In Kuan; Painting – Casa de Portugal em Macau (CPM) With Pedro Besugo; Ceramic – CPM, With Paulo Valentim; Oil Painting – CPM, With Madalena Fonseca; Printmaking –CPM, With Madalena Fonseca. Has been working as an actor, puppets manipulator and stilts performer in Macao, from 2011 with Black Sands Theater:  Street performance “Alice in Wonderland”,  “Tincaplins” , presented in D. Pedro V Theater for FAM 2012 and Tru & Tru on Lusofonia, “Lena and the magical paintings” presented on CCM,  “A dream about Macao” performance for FAM 2013, “A Chance For Life” presented in Lou Lim Leoc Garden, on FRINGE 2013, ESPERPENTO, performance for FRINGE Festival 2014, Bad Bad Wolf and Aquarium, for FAM 2015, ART PERFORMING with the artist Sylvie Xing Chen, in the exhibition  Named. Unnamed, in Fundação Rui Cunha, a 8 de Junho DE 2016.


OPEN CLOSE OPEN – 18th Anniversary Collective Exhibition

28th August — 30th September, 2021

Reflecting on these two atypical years, we proposed to the members an emotional catharsis that would creatively express the ups and downs of their own feelings. Each work presented will transmit personal feelings experienced, either real or metaphorical with the dilemma of Open – Close – Open, inside/outside of themselves. OPEN CLOSE OPEN inspired 33 […]

UNLOCK THAT DOOR – 17th Anniversary Collective Exhibition

28th August — 19th September, 2020

Today, not many people write letters on paper to be sent by post or delivered by hand. Writing a letter to someone is something intimate – although the other person is far away, he/she remains present both in image and spirit. Words in letters carry meanings and often lead us to a cathartic release. When […]

Magical Feelings – Fine Art Printmaking Art Works Exhibition

11th June — 11th July, 2020

Magical Feelings is a collective exhibition of fine prints by passionate creators of artistic printmaking, living in Macau. Engraving is an artistic process that involves laborious manual work on a matrix. This art involves a number of technical juxtapositions to occur countless magical moments of which expectant, fascinating, disappointing and ultimately glorious! As we begin the […]

OUR FAMILY – 16th Anniversary Collective Exhibition

28th August — 21st September, 2019

The Collective Exhibition will be held in Creative Macau starting from 28 August to 21 September, 2019. 29 members create a structure of the “family” as an artistic project; and compose a family portrait through the real and, or, within imaginary conception. From the abstraction to the substantial, we have been naming themes for our […]

Open Future – Collective Exhibition

28th August — 22nd September, 2018

“Contemporary life is one that undergoes constant transformation, in the context of spaces, time or memory; we live with a heave, being hemmed in by each other and heaped praise on one another.” Creative Macau will be celebrating its 15th anniversary on 28 August 2018 with “OPEN FUTURE” – Collective Exhibition. Our creative members are […]

“Whatever You Make, Make It Yours” – 14th anniversary collective member exhibition

28th August — 23rd September, 2017

Individual works could express strong individuality and uniqueness. Through this collective exhibition, the artists will creative the masterpieces with various art forms. Such as photography, print making, oil painting, tile painting, etc. The idiosyncratic and distinct thoughts will be gathered. And those will bring us the extraordinary ideas and experiences. Demonstrating the local creative talents’ […]

“Here & Now” 13th anniversary members exhibition

27th August — 30th September, 2016

Adalberto Tenreiro, Alexandre Marreiros, Armelle de L, Chan Un Man, Cristina Vinhas, Duarte Esmeriz, DWG, Elói Scarva, Fernando Simões, Francisco Ricarte, Ho Si Man, João Miguel Barros, Lai Sio Kit, Laura Che, Li Li, Lúcia Lemos, Madalena Fonseca, Marina Carvalho, Mavin Zin, Noah Ng, Ohi, Rodrigo de Matos, Rusty Fox, Sofia Bobone, Tang Kuok Hou […]

“RICH LIFE” – 12th anniversary group exhibition

28th August — 30th September, 2015

Creative Macau (CCI) will hold a grand opening ceremony of “Rich Life” Members Exhibition and bring stunning music performance to celebrate its 12th Anniversary on Friday, 28 August, 2015. The grand opening ceremony will start at 6pm with a set of live acoustic and electronic music played in a combination of different instruments by the […]