ArtCatto presents the works of Mario Henrique. Vibrant, impactful portraits can be enjoyed at the Loulé gallery. Mario Henrique is a contemporary Portuguese artist known for his portraits that capture fleeting moments that transmit the unpredictability of human behavior and expressions.
Mario Henrique has exhibited nationally and internationally, while this is the first time ArtCatto presents his works. Known for bringing outstanding art to the Algarve, this most recent exhibition by ArtCatto does not disappoint.
You can visit ArtCatto to enjoy the Mario Henrique exhibition:
Monday to Friday from 10:00h to 18:00h
Saturday from 10:00h to 13:00h.
About Mario Henrique
Graduated in Design from Lisbon’s University of Fine Arts, he started his career in online marketing and web development agencies. Later on, as a creative director, he recruited and led teams in Portugal, Spain and Brazil. As partner and head of design in one of these projects, he would eventually be part of a successful exit via acquisition, and then shifted his focus to contemporary painting, which had always been a parallel interest.
Making use of uncommon and “rough” materials, like cardboards, reversed canvases and hardware tools, he paints abruptly and spontaneously. His approach relies on drippings, splashes and paint throws, so that the physicality of the painting process is transparent in the final piece.
Listed in various collections across Europe, America and Asia, he has exhibited in galleries both locally and abroad, and was awarded an Honourable Mention for his participation in the Brasília Biennial of Contemporary Arts 2016.
This will be the first time that ArtCatto will be exhibiting his artworks.
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