Creative Macau

Center for Creative Industries

Visual Arts

Sofia Arez

Sofia Arez was born in Lisbon. She graduated from Master in Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. She moved to Macau, China in 2012. In a singular path marked by a significant artistic curriculum that includes works in painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, and video, showing figurations that explore deep inner emotions and, more recently, empty landscapes. Apparently diverse, one quickly recognizes however the profound coherence of her work that crosses the sense of asceticism with the divestiture of abstraction motivated by the sublime.She has been awarded the Final selection, Prémio CELPA/Vieira da Silva, Fundação Arpad Szènes – Vieira da Silva.Honourable mention, 2º Grande Prémio BANIF de Pintura, Centro Nacional de Cultura. Her solo exhibition in Setúbal”Ritos de Passagem” and in lisbon “Lugar do Ser””Lugar do Observador””Galeria Fábulas””In-Finito”.


“Transient” painting exhibition

23rd June — 23rd July, 2016

We may easily associate light decline with melancholy but it may make sense to look at it as an opportunity to recognise the value of dusk, the blooming and singing of the dark, in an increasingly illuminated world. We need the world of shadows, those things that cannot be easily explained, that we suspect or […]

“Make A Wish” 10th Anniversary Group Exhibition

28th August, 2013

MAKE A WISH is the theme of our 10th anniversary exhibition proposed to all Creative Macau members. Twenty six members across the twelve different creative fields of advertising, architecture, craft, design, designer fashion, film and video, interactive leisure software, music, performing arts, publishing, software and computer development, and visual arts were interested and are displaying […]