We are delighted to invite you to a Sunday Brunch to discover Bela Silva’s ceramic workshop at Zaventem Ateliers, on Sunday 15 September, from 12 until 4pm, in the framework of Brussels Design September
Address: Fabriekstraat, 15/19, 1930 Zaventem – 2nd Floor
RSVP before 14 September to email@example.com
Photo Sebastian Erras
Bela Silva is born in Lisbon, Portugal, and studied at both the Porto and the Lisbon Fine Arts Schools in Portugal; ArCo, Lisbon; Norwich Fine Arts in the UK; School of The Art Institute of Chicago in the United States. She currently lives between Lisbon and Brussels, Belgium. Among her shows: Chicago’s Ann Nathan Gallery and Rhona Hoffman Gallery; Lisbon’s Museu do Azulejo (Tile Museum), Museu Anastácio Gonçalves in Lisbon, Palácio da Ajuda, and Fundação Ricardo Espírito Santo; and also shows in China and in Japan. She has participated in group shows of tile art in Brazil, Spain, France; ran ceramics workshops in Japan and Morocco; and been awarded residencies at Kohler, Wisconsin, USA, and at Fabrica Bordalo Pinheiro, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. She has created several public art pieces, namely tile panels for the Alvalade subway station in Lisbon; panels for the Sakai Cultural Center’s gardens in Japan; and panels for the João de Deus School in the Azores Islands. She created 12 large pieces in 2017 for the gardens of the museum of Ancient Art as well as exhibited her work that same year at the museum of Orient in Lisbon, mixed with the collections.
Bela Silva Book is available at the gallery with an essay by Anne Bony, ed. Galerie du Passage, 2018. Spazio Nobile represents Bela Silva since 2017.
View here the catalogue of Bela Silva
View here Bela Silva’s Online Collection
View her book in low resolution here