Son of the Portuguese painter Manuel D’Assumpção was born in Lisbon in 1956 and lives now in Guimarães, north of Portugal.He exhibits regularly since 1989. He is also a Member of “Portuguese Authors Society”, “Portuguese Artists Association”, “International Illustrated Letter Writing Society”, “CECLART”, “Artists For Peace” and “Archetypal Expressionism” founded by the art critic and artist Constantin Severin. His paints are showed in several collections such as Bank of Portugal,Cupertino de Miranda’s Foudation, J.P.F., Pascoaes House, and the poet António Pinheiro Guimarães Family and other private collections in Portugal and other Countries.He has participated as a member of the Jury in the 2nd and the 3rd Biennale International of Youth Art of “Vila Verde” village. He was selected by the International Jury to participate at the 4th International Biennale of Contemporary Art of Firenze (2003), Italy. He was selected to participate at “BIRD 2005 International Art Award”, Beijing, China, and 1st International Art Biennale of Chapingo, Mexico. Together with Maria Isabel D’Assumpção, creates modern tapestry in typical Portuguese “Arraiolos” with exclusive designs. He's represented world wide by RCG Consulting Group.
AWARDS• 2nd Place award in “BIRD 2005 International Art Award”, Beijing, China.• 3rd Place award in the “Artperiscope.com art Project: the Light” (2006), Czestochowa, Poland.
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION- “Dictionary of the Portuguese plastic artists” – Adrian Editors.- “Plastic Arts – Portugal” – Estar Editors.- “Aspects of the Plastic Arts in Portugal – III” – F. Infante do Carmo- “Art – 98” – F. Infante do Carmo.- “Who is Who of the Portuguese Artists” – Sol Invictus Publ.- “Anuary of Arts” – Estar Editors.- “Arts 2001 – Directory of Arts” – Publicenter.- “Magazine of Arts nº 1”. - “Embraced Surrealism” – Cupertino de Miranda’s Foundation.
2009 - GALERIA VIEIRA PORTUENSE
2008 - “ES – L’autorritratto Psicologico tra realtà e metafora”, Espazioeventi Mondadori, Venice, Italy2008 - “Creadores”, Porta Nova Art Gallery, Ferrol (La Coruña), Spain2008 - “3 Artists, 3 Continents, the same language” – Municipal Gallery, Barcelos, Portugal2007 - 4th Sesimbra’s Great International Exhibition of Fine Arts, Sesimbra, Portugal.2007 - "COELUM – Mostra Internazionale di Arte Contemporanea", Palazzo Cesi, Acquasparta, Italy.2006 - Tabor Gallery, Czestochowa, Poland2006 - 3rd Sesimbra’s Great International Exhibition of Fine Arts, Sesimbra, Portugal.2005 - “BIRD 2005 International Art Award”, Beijing, China.2004 - Nicolai Gallery, Lourinhã, Portugal.2004 - « Embraced Surrealism », Cupertino de Miranda’s Foundation, Famalicão, Portugal.2003 - Perdurabo Art at Old Fire Station, Chelmsford, England.2003 - The Affordable Art Fair, London, England.2003 - The Sheridan Russell Gallery, London, England2003 - “4th International Biennale of Contemporary Art of Firenze”, Italy. 2002 - “Bouro terras d’arte”, Terras de Bouro, Portugal.2001 - “Under the sky of Arrábida”, Setúbal, Portugal.2000 - “FAC/00”, Lisbon, Portugal.1999 - Almadarte Gallery, Costa de Caparica, Portugal.1999 - “FAC/99”, Lisbon, Portugal.1998 - “Art/98”, Lisbon, Portugal.1998 - Sépia Gallery, Braga, Portugal.1998 - “D’Art-98”, Vila Verde, Portugal.1998 - Arte e Oficina Gallery, Setúbal, Portugal.1997 - Acervo D’Arte Gallery, Setúbal, Portugal.1996 - Altis Park Hotel Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.1996 - Óptica Conde de Redondo Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.1994 - Cineclube, Oporto, Portugal.1994 - Barata Gallery, Lisbon, Potugal.1993 - Almada Negreiros Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.1993 - Alcântara Studio Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.1993 - Junta de Freguesia de Bonfim, Oporto, Portugal.1992 - Mercado Ferreira Borges, Oporto, Portugal.1992 - “Porto de Lisboa e o Tejo”, Lisbon, Portugal.1991 - Culturarte/91, Vila Viçosa, Portugal.1990 - Culturarte/90, Vila Viçosa, Portugal.1989 - Santa-Rita Pintor Gallery, Paços de Ferreira, Portugal.