Joel Correia (1978, Paris, France, with Portuguese Nationality) Has a Master’s in Material-based Art from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (2022).
In Portugal, He studied traditional stone carving from 2000 to 2003 and worked with stone sculpture until he moved to Norway in 2013, where he
continued studying art until 2022. He has been part of some significant group exhibitions like the Jubileumsutstilling, “Skulpturtriennale” Billedhoggerforening.“New Horizons, Ephemeral Style”- Nitja Senter for Samtids Kunst. (Lillestrøm, Norway).” If we build it, they will come” Trafo Kunstall,(Asker, Norway). And a recent solo show at Gallery Ask (Horten).
•2020/2022- MFA in Medium and Material Based Art- Oslo National Academy of the Arts,
Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo, Norway
•2017/2020- BFA in Medium- and Material-Based Art- Oslo National Academy of Arts,
Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo, Norway.
•2015/2017- Einar Granum Kunsfagskole. Oslo, Norway.
•2000/2003- Professional School of Arts and Crafts; Artistic Masonry; Batalha, Leiria, Portugal.
•1996/1999- 2004/2008- Amateur Theatre Group “Teatro Oficina.” Lagos, Portugal.
UPCOMING SHOWS/ PROJECTS
-Solo Exhibition at Skiens Kunstforening - August /September
-Solo Exhibition at Prosjektrom Carl Berner - 18. januar – 09. juni 2024.
-Group Exhibition at Centro Cultural de Lagos, Portugal- January/March.
-Ongoing collaboration (Hyperactive Memory Ruins) with the Portuguese artist Ricardo Cruzes. Local artistic interventions in Portugal.
- "Dialogues between memory material and process" Gallery ASK, Horten Kommune- Exhibition period from the 15th of April to the 7th of May. htp://galleriask.no/
-"Re Constructions- 11th to 28th of May- Oslo Prosjekt Room
-“Jubileumsutstilling, Skulpturtriennale” Billedhoggerforening, Oslo, Norway;
-“New Horizons, Ephemeral Style”- Nitja Senter for Samtids Kunst. Lillestrøm, Norway;
-” If we build it, they will come” Trafo Kunstall, Asker, Norway.
-Kunsthall Open Call- Kunsthall Oslo, Norway;
-“Herdet»- Galleri Seilduken – Oslo, Norway.
-“Bank Bank Bank”- Sted Søker Kunst»- Ski, Norway;
-” Melting Point”- EASD- Valencia, Spain.
V edition: “Sintra”- Public Art /Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition “- Centre for International Sculpture /Volta do Duche, Municipality of Sintra; Portugal.
-1st Meeting, Live Sculpture - Aljezur Town Hall; Portugal.
-Lagos Cultural Centre – “MALA” – (Artists from Lagos Exhibition) Lagos, Portugal;
-Espaço + (Public Art ll); Aljezur, Portugal;
-Espaço + (Algarve Young Artists II); Aljezur, Portugal.
-Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond (BKV) one year grant.
-Arts council Norway, Artist Assistant Scheme with Signe Solberg.
-Prosjektstøtte fra Billedkunstnerenes Verderlagsfond (BKV).
-Prosjektstøtte visuell kunst fra Kulturrådet.
-Art student scholarship from BKH (Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond).
-SKS Diverse grant for newly graduated artists 2022.
-Norsk Billedhoggerforening (The Norwegian Sculptors Association)
-Norske Billedkunstnere (NBK) (Norwegian visual artists)
-Norske Kunsthåndverkere (The Norwegian Craftsmen’s)