Maura Laus

Maura Laus, (b. 1994, Funchal)

Versatile and experimental, she works in different areas of art, but her main focus and studies are in the field of painting.

He began his artistic career in 2012, at the University of Fine Arts of Spain, studying in Tenerife and Malaga, respectively, eventually graduating in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon in 2021. Also in 2014 he was under the tutelage of Françoise Ecuyerin , in the field of painting, in Nice, France. From 2015 to 2017, she graduated from Next Art in Drawing and Painting in Lisbon.

 She has participated jointly in collective exhibitions such as: Casa do Alentejo Prize Painting Competition, Lisbon, 2016; Infante D. Luís Award for the Salvaterra de Magos Arts, 2016; Annual Exhibition of Next Art Students in 2016, Lisbon; Malamegi Lab 7-Art Contest 2017, Venice, 2017, 12th Edition GAB- Open Galleries of the Faculty of Arts of Lisbon, 2018, Open Galleries- Castelo D'If – FBAUL, Lisbon, 2018, Art Gallery 12 x 12, Graça, Lisbon, 2018, selected for the 3rd Edition Paula Rego Prize 2018, Cascais, Lisbon, 2018, Exhibition Manuel António Pina: Desimaginar o mundo, describing it, Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, 2019, Cultural Deviation – Discos de Amor, Lisbon, 2019 and 13th Edition GAB- A Galleries inaugurated at Faculdade de Letras de Lisboa, 2019, Concurso Jovarte de Loures 2019, Lisbon, 2nd exhibition JÁ- Young Artists, Lisbon, 2019, Art Gallery 12 x 12, Graça, Lisbon, 2019, Amplifieart Global Open Call for art, USA, 2020, António Prates- Galeria Amália Rodrigues, Lisbon, 2020, 12 x 12 Arte Galeria, Graça, Lisbon, 2020, Sintra D. Fernando II Painting and Sculpture Prize, Sintra, 2021, Galeria Lu Mourelle art district- Cidadela art district, Cascais, 2021, 19th Aveiro Young Creator Contest, Aveiro, 202 1, Call x Artist- RevArt Gallery, Milan, 2021, 4th International Biennial of Gaia Art 2021, Vila nova de Gaia, 2021


-Make a Drawing, Bring a Drawing | Drawings!, LARGO residences, Lisbon, 2021 - Exhibition assistant, for the edition of the Festival da Água e do Tempo – Clepsydra, Salgueiro de Maia Exhibition, by the artist Lígia Fernandes, Castelo de Vide, 2019


Art Hole Issue 15, 2021, UK XVI D. Fernando II, Painting and Sculpture Prize, 2021, PT Catalog 9th edition JOV'ARTE | Young Biennial, 2019, PT Manuel António Pina : Desimagining the world, describing it, 2019, PT 3rd Edition Paula Rego Prize, 2019, PT