Freitas João

           Born in 1989, lives and works in Brussels, Belgium




2014    MFA from the drawing department at ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels


2017    (upcoming) Intro, Group exhibition, Konschthaus beim Engel, Luxembourg

            Prix Collignon, Ansembourg museum, Liège

            Prix Marie-Louise Rousseau, Boondael Chapel, Brussels

            Artissima, with Fuoricampo, Turin

            Grand Hotel, Group exhibition, Surplace, Varese
            Garden Party & Auctions, Group exhibition, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
            Miart, with Fuoricampo, Milan
            Raw Means, Two person exhibition with Lander Cardon, Plagiarama, Brussels

            Twist, Group exhibition, ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels
            Foyer, Group exhibition, Studi Festival, Milan
2016    Artissima, with Fuoricampo, Turin

            Grand Hotel, Group exhibition, Gallery of Art - Temple University, Rome

            João Freitas and Emi Kodama, Two person exhibition, Moonens Foundation, Brussels

            The Summer Show, Group exhibition, Fuoricampo, Siena

            Paperworks, Group exhibition, Antena with Platform102, Chicago

            OFF COURSE - Young Contemporary Art, Group exhibition, Dynastie, Brussels
            Nevertheless, Two person exibition with Léa Belooussovitch, Musumeci Contemporary, Brussels

2015    Firsts, Group exhibition, MONOMATIC

            Grand Hotel, Group exhibition, Riot Studio, Naples

            By default, Two person exibition with Nathan Anthony, Galerie Stéphanie Jaax, Brussels

            Artverona, with Fuoricampo, Verona

            Young Talent Prize, Solo exhibition, Art On Paper, BOZAR, Brussels
            Hanging Time in the Summer Out, Group exhibition, SUPER DEALS, Brussels

            To be titled, Solo exhibition, Fuoricampo, Siena

            Friche, Group exhibition, LaVallée, Brussels

            Regarding An Other, Itinerant group exhibition, House Crying Yellow Tears, Maastricht/Den Bosch/Amsterdam/Hasselt
2014    Group exhibition, Foundation privée du carrefour des Arts, Brussels

            Autrement dit, Group exhibition, Trade Mart, Brussels

            Golden 15, Group exhibition, Media One Hotel, Dubai

            Friche, Group exhibition, Brussels

            Carte de visite, Group exhibition, Vanderborght building, Brussels

            Young talent selection, Group exhibition, Affordable Art Fair, Brussels
2013    Not ordinary view, Group exhibition, Artecontemporanea, Brussels

            Un écart de conduite, Group exhibition; ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels

            Désorienté(s), Group exhibition, ISELP (Institut Supérieur pour l’Étude du Langage Plastique), Brussels
2012    Émergences Numériques, Transnumériques festival, Maison Pelgrims, Brussels

            Entre-deux, Group exhibition, ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels

            FID (International Drawing Fair), Paris

2011    Vitrine, Group exhibition, Dudelange

2010    Corrélation-Dialogue, group exhibition, Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels

2009    Drawings, Group exhibition, Mertens Frames, Brussels

Awards & Residencies:

2017    Winner of Prix Marie-Louise Rousseau, Brussels

            Comacina residency, with Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles, Ossuccio

2016    Summer residency, Moonens Foundation with Platform102, Brussels
2015    Artwork selected for the Domus Foundation for Modern and Contemporary Art collection

            Friche residency, LaVallée, Brussels

            Winner of Young Talent Prize, Art On Paper, Brussels

            Madeinfilandia residency, Filanda, Pieve A Presciano

            Summer residency, Musumeci Contemporary, Brussels

2014    Carrefour des Arts residency, Fondation privée du carrefour des arts, Brussels

            Nominated for Prix Coup de coeur, ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels

            Young talent selection 2014, Afforable Art Fair, Brussels

            Nominated for the International emerging artist awards (IEAA), Dubai


Member of Muesli art collective:

2017    48 Hours, Group Exhibition, Brickcube, London

            SYNC!, Group Exhibition, ISELP centre for contemporary art, Brussels
2016    Finalists KIASMA art competition

            Seeking Company for the Marshall, Kiasma Museum of contemporary art, Helsinki
2015    Finalists for open call A.Z. Alma Hospital with our project Met parelmoer heelt de zee de schelpen, Eeklo
            Florida, residency and exhibition, Brussels

2014    Irisation, muesli took part in the commission for the Ixelles Hospital, Brussels (Hôpitaux Iris Sud)
2013    De l’or dans les mains, muesli took part in the voluntary group project in the Erasmus Hospital, Brussels