Francisco Trêpa (1995) is a Portuguese artist living in Lisbon. His early start in Art Education was at António Arroio Art School, where he specialized in ceramics in 2013. In 2017, Trêpa obtained Sculpture Bachelor at Lisbon Fine Arts Faculty and in 2022 he concluded the Multimedia Arts Master at the same institution, where he developed his research dissertation and project Living Screen: display of live animals in an exhibition context, under the tutorship of João Onofre and Maria João Gamito.
Trêpa exhibits since 2015 in Portugal and internationally, highlighting the following selection of presentations: Solo shows – 2022 Hiperderme curated by Sofia Marçal, National Museum of Science & Natural History, Lisbon (PT); 2022 Chalaza, Cabana mad, Lisbon (PT); 2021 Le Salon des Aubergines, Bordalo Pinheiro Museum, Lisbon (PT); 2021 The elephant got in the room and never left, Duplex Air, Lisbon (PT). Group shows – 2023 Motobody.zip curated by Eva Slaba, Galeria Foco, Lisbon (PT); 2022 Caring is Sharing Curated by Francisco Trêpa, Cabanamad, Lisbon, (PT); 2022 XXII Cerveira Internationale Art Biennale, Vila Nova de Cerveira, (PT); 2022 Young Artists Prize CarpeDiem | Millenium BCP Foundation, P31 Lisbon, (PT); 2021 The Straw tha Broke the Camels Back, SWAB Art Fair with Duplex Air, Barcelona, (ES); 2021 Voo Duplo, Galeria Diferença, Lisbon, (PT); 2021 Concreto e Particular curated by Carolina Pelletier Fontes, Casa do Capitão, Lisbon, (Pt); 2020 I Will Take the Risk, Azan – Tomaz Hipólito studio, Lisbon, (PT); 2016 XXXIV Fidem Belgium Congress of Art-Medals, Gent, (BE); 2016 1st Edition of Paula Rego Art Prize, Casa das Histórias, Cascais, (PT); 2014 New Ideas in Medallic Sculpture, Rack and Hamper Gallery, New York, USA. Trêpa has participated in projects and residencies, and in 2022 started his curatorial project Caring is Sharing. In 2022 he won the private collection prize of Prémio Arte Jovem CarpeDiem | Fundação Millenium BCP. His work is represented in private collections in Portugal and abroad.