Luís Troufa was born in Matosinhos, in May of 1971.

Lives in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

Is a Visual Arts’ high school teacher since 1996.

Has got a Fine Arts’ Degree in Painting by University of Porto - School of Fine Arts (1996) and a Masters’ Degree in Painting by University of Porto - School of Fine Arts (2013).

Throughout his life he has developed several artistic projects in painting, drawing and video.

 

2019 - P de PINTURA #3, Biblioteca Municipal Rocha Peixoto, Póvoa do Varzim
2018 -JUSTMAD Emerging Art Fair 2018 ACERVO Gallery Madrid - Spain

2017 - Collective exhibition "33,3", at Centr'Arte / Fórum da Maia (11 Nov - 10 Dec)

2017 - Individual exhibition “FRAME” at Rossosegnale Gallery, Milan - Italy 
(14 September - 7 December 2017)
2017 - Individual exhibition "EXPEDIÇÃO" at ACERVO Gallery Lisboa - Portugal 
(29 June - 15 September
2017 - Collective exhibition at Rocha Peixoto Library, P de PINTURA, Póvoa do Varzim, Portugal (07 July 2017 - 31 August 2017);
2017 - Collective exhibition at MENDO Gallery, Porto - Portugal (03 June 2017 - 07 September 2017);
2016 - Collective exhibition at AMOSTRA Gallery, Porto - Portugal (12 November 2016)
2016 - Collective exhibition at ACERVO Gallery, Lisboa - Portugal (12 Nov. 2016 - 30 Dec.);
2016 - Collective exhibition at SILO Gallery, Porto - Portugal (20 Nov. 2016 - 21 Dec.);

2016 - Individual exhibition "Expedition" at Extéril Gallery, Porto;

2016 – Collective exhibition ROSEBUD, Viseu, Portugal;

2016 – Concert: Video with Musical project IURTA;

2016 – Individual exhibition “FRAME” at Silo Gallery – Porto;

2016 – Individual exhibition “FRAME” at the National Museum Grão Vasco – Viseu;

2015 – Exhibition integrating the Theatre Project “Hierarchy” by Zeferino Mota at ACE Teatro do Bolhão - Porto;

2015 – Individual exhibition “FRAME” at Biblioteca Rocha Peixoto - Póvoa do Varzim;

2015 – Video “Our Songs Will All Be Silenced” (together with musical project IURTA) presented at “Poste” (Extéril Gallery) – Porto;

2015 - Concert: Video (together with musical project IURTA) at Portas do Sol 172, Porto;

2014 – Collective exhibition “Arte em Segredo” (4th edition of the event), by University of Porto - School of Fine Arts;

2013 – Collective exhibition “15 Minutos de Fama”, Extéril Gallery, Porto;

2013 - Collective exhibition “CHEIA” at Biblioteca Municipal Rocha Peixoto, Póvoa do Varzim;

2013 – Collective exhibition “56,7”, at Má Arte Gallery, Aveiro;

2011 – Co-director (together with Zeferino Mota) of the video documentary “Carta A Minha Mãe” presented at “Serralves em Festa”;

2011 – Concert - Video with Musical project “UNDARA”, Viana do Castelo;

2010 – Postcard Graphic Design for the project “Um beijo que retorna ao mar”, UATIP – Autonomous University for Senior Age of Porto;

2009 – Postcard Graphic Design for the project “Rua dos dois amigos”, UATIP – Autonomous University for Senior Age of Porto;

1996 – Collective exhibition at the Museum of University of Porto - School of Fine Arts;

1995 – Collective exhibition “ESBAP-FBAUP”, at Museum of Transport and Communications in Alfândega do Porto;

1995 – Collective exhibition “31 finalistas da FBAUP” at Associação Portuguesa de Importadores de Algodão em Rama – Porto;

1993 – Collective exhibition of Matosinhos Artists at Matosinhos City Hall;

1992 – Collective exhibition at Pavilhão Rosa Mota - Porto;

1990 – Honourable mention in Augusto Gomes’ Painting competition;

1989 – Winner of the 1st Prize in Augusto Gomes' Painting competition.