Ana Matos

Ana Matos

Director of Salgadeiras Gallery and curator, Lisbon, Portugal

Ana Matos (Lisboa, 1972) lives and works in this city.
Founder and director of Galeria das Salgadeiras; Co-Founder of “Bairro das Artes” and “MAPA DAS ARTES”; Co-Founder and Member of the association “Isto não é um Cachimbo”; Curator of the José Saramago Foundation.
Master in Curatorial Studies by Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa (2011) with the thesis «What Gallery for the 21th century? – A possible reflection».
Since 2003, Galeria das Salgadeiras has presented around 140 exhibitions, a third of which in museums, cultural center and private galleries in Portugal and aboard (Spain, Greece, Czech Republic, and Romania). Have developed partnerships with several festivals: Bairro das Artes (Lisboa), Festival InShadow (Lisboa), FOLIO (Óbidos), Encontros da Imagem (Lisboa e Braga), Hay Festival (Espanha, Granada) and Trienal Movimento Desenho 2012 (Lisboa).

Languages spoken – Portuguese, English, Spanish