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IV International Painting Symposium

March 11 - March 16


The fourth edition of the Portimão International Painting Symposium will be marked by the young people and the city in an exchange of ideas and experiences to paint and will take place from March 11 to 16 in the auditorium hall of the Museum of Portimão, always between 9:30 am and 6:00 pm.

This edition invites the exploration of the theme “The Youth and the City”, attracting four young international artists, from different cultures, to the Museum of Portimão to interpret in pictorial form (painting) themes such as urban landscapes and the contemplation of young people and their city.

As part of the City’s Centennial Celebrations and Youth March, this edition features young artists, international painters, representing their countries, namely China, Mongolia, Spain and Syria. Her interpretation of the theme of urban landscapes in a contemporary and irreverent language, coming from her origins and training, will give a diversified approach to the works created.

Thus, and under the motto “The Youth and the City”, Od Khan, from Mongolia, Maria Dolores Gallego, from Spain, Tiln Luo, from China and Ribal Abdul Hamid, from Syria, will give wings to their creativity in the centennial city, always based on the diversity of its human occupation and its development, sustainability, society and cultural values in a permanent mutation.

Throughout these six days, an artistic, abstract and contemporary investigation will be developed on the proposed theme, in an open studio format, offering the opportunity for dialogue, not only between the young artists involved, but also open to the interested community, which is encouraged to participate and enjoy the symposium.

This edition of the Symposium will end, with the inauguration of a collective painting exhibition, of the result of the works created by the four artists, namely on March 16, at 5:00 pm, in the Foyer of the Museum of Portimão.



March 11
March 16

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