Biography

foto biografiaAdália Alberto was born in 1973 in Leiria, Portugal.
In 1999 she started creating original sculptures and she participated in the 1st Forum of Artists at the Leiria Castle. 
In 2000, she held her first solo exhibition, in Leiria.
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n 2005, she represented Portugal in the 13th Art Salon in Saint-Maur-Des Fossés, Paris.
In 2007, Adália was awarded with the Certificate of Merit Recognition by the Elos Club of Leiria, the Honour of the Brazilian Association of Drawing and Visual Art, ABD and the Honour Medal of Merit by Maria da Fontinha’s House Museum, Castro Daire.
In 2010, she created the artwork entitled “Senhora de Costas”(Back Turned Lady) for the exhibition “Go for Arts,Citizens” – in the Serralves Museum in Oporto, with the plastic artist Rigo 23.
In 2013, Adália was the commissioner of the Symposium of sculpture “Perpetram” in partnership with the Municipal Council of Porto de Mós, Leiria.
In 2015, she participated in the Vera World Fine Art Festival at the Cordoaria Nacional in Lisbon, where she was awarded with the special prize “Applause from the Jury”.
In 2017 she worked with the plastic artist Rigo 23 for the project “Itacoatiara”- scar of Tordesilhas, in the Millenium BCP Foundation, Lisbon.

In Portugal, she has held exhibitions all over the country.

Her work is represented in several Museums, Town Halls and Art Galleries and in a number of private art collections in various countries such as Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Poland, Italy,England, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia, Angola, Cape Verde, Dubai, Lebanon, India, Chile, and the United States of America.

Publicwork:
2016 – “Deer”, Nazaré
         – BustoftheRepublic, Guimarães
         – Monument to the 600 years of the Occupation of Ceuta, Pedrogão Grande
2015 – “Bonds”, Biscarrosse, France
         – “Affection”, Alcobaça
         – Common Language, Porto de Mós
2014 – “Bonds”, Pombal
2013 – Sculpture as a tribute to the extractive and manufacturing industry of stone and traditional Portuguese pavement – Porto de Mós
2011 – “Complicities”, Carregado, Lisbon
2010 – “Pega de caras” (bullcatch), Santarém
2008 – “Paver”, Porto de Mós
         – “The Bullfighter”, Santarém
2005 – Monument to celebrate the 35years of career of Pedro Barroso, Riachos, Torres Novas