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PAULO ACENCIO DE ARAUJO was born in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil, on 30 days of June 1944. Lives in São Paulo since 1958. He studied drawing and painting in the atelier of the master Abedante Romano from 1962 to 1966. The classical training allowed him the use of different materials and techniques, absorbing a great ve… Read More
PAULO ACENCIO DE ARAUJO was born in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil, on 30 days of June 1944. Lives in São Paulo since 1958. He studied drawing and painting in the atelier of the master Abedante Romano from 1962 to 1966. The classical training allowed him the use of different materials and techniques, absorbing a great versatility in the creation and execution of many styles and trends. His preferred technique is oil on canvas and his current style, the Fantastic Realism.
As a portraitist, the artist has done custom work for the general public, institutions, artists, politicians and businessmen. One of its largest customers, Caixa Economica Federal, commissioned between 1998 and 2002, more than 30 portraits of presidents and famous figures of the institution, to make up the collection of its galleries of Sao Paulo and Brasilia. Other organizations with works painted by Acencio: Banco Martinelli, Opus Dei, City of Osasco, Municipality of Ribeirão Pires, Ourinhos Integrated College, among others. Read Less
It has actively participated in the contemporary art movement in Brazil and abroad. Awarded several times since the awards medals acquisitive. In addition to the Fine Arts the artist has made inroads in Literature in Graphic Arts and Photography. During four years taught courses in art at the Art Gallery of SESI /… Read More
It has actively participated in the contemporary art movement in Brazil and abroad. Awarded several times since the awards medals acquisitive. In addition to the Fine Arts the artist has made inroads in Literature in Graphic Arts and Photography. During four years taught courses in art at the Art Gallery of SESI / FIESP the invitation of the gallery. Has conducted numerous workshops in business and cultural centers. Read Less
1993: Prize "Palette d'Argent" and "Sports-Prix Artistique" at the 21st International Exhibition - Revin, France. 1993: "Diplome d'Honneur" in the 4th European Festival of Contemporary Art - Brussels, Belgium. 1997: Vice-President of Honor of the 25th International Exhibition of Art - Revin, France. 1998: Professi… Read More
1993: Prize "Palette d'Argent" and "Sports-Prix Artistique" at the 21st International Exhibition - Revin, France. 1993: "Diplome d'Honneur" in the 4th European Festival of Contemporary Art - Brussels, Belgium. 1997: Vice-President of Honor of the 25th International Exhibition of Art - Revin, France. 1998: Professional Merit - Commendation awarded by the Brazilian Academy of Arts, Culture and Science. 1998: Partners of Culture - Ministry of Culture - Government of the State of São Paulo. 2001: Receives the title "Cavalieri Accademia del Verbano" - awarded by the Academy Internazionale di Lettere, Arti, Scienza - Vinzaglio - Italy. 2002: Medal of participation as a guest on the 30th International Exhibition of Art - France. 2009: Award "Artmajeur Silver Award" - Virtual Art Gallery - New York, USA. Read Less
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