Maria Trabulo (1989, Porto) is a multidisciplinary artist and researcher, living between Porto and Vienna.
She has a bachelor’s degree on Plastic Arts – Painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts Porto University, and the Iceland Academy of Arts (Reykjavik). She has recently graduated with distinction from a master’s degree in Art&Science, at the Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien (Vienna). She has been awarded with several scholarships and supported for her academic and artistic work, namely from institutions such as Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Criatório, DGArtes/Portugal and Faculty of Fine-Arts – Porto University.
Maria Trabulo has been developing a prolific artistic career, exhibiting frequently in institutions and independent spaces in Portugal and abroad. Along her artistic path, Maria has been taking part in group and solo exhibitions in institutions such as: Galeria Municipal do Porto (Porto), Deegar Platform (Teeran), Museu de Arte Contemporânea Serralves (Porto), Festival Walk&Talk (Azores), Nanogaleria (Lisbon), Tiroler Künstlerschaft – Neue Galerie (Innsbruck), Museu de arte Contemporânea de Elvas (Elvas), MAAT – Fundação EDP (Lisbon), Karat (Koln), Super Tokonoma (Kassel), Kluckyland (Vienna), Quartier General (La Chaux-de-Fonds), etc.
Her practice is distinguished by its interdisciplinarity. Besides her expository experience, Maria has developed several projects in cooperation with professionals from other fields – performative, scenic, architecture, music and curatorship – and she is regularly taking part in seminaries, publications and cultural projects, having presented her work in several formats and places, and having participated in many artistic residencies in Austria, Germany, Italy, Greece, Portugal and Iran.
Her work is presented in many national and international private collections, as well as public collections, such as: Fundação EDP, Fundação Bienal de Cerveira, Colecção Universidade do Porto, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas e Câmara Municipal do Porto.