2006 – MFA in Sculpture, New York Academy of Art.
2003 – Higher education in Sculpture, FBAUP (University of Fine Arts in Porto)
Daniel Gamelas is a sculptor and drawing teacher that Works in Porto, Portugal.
He graduated in Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto and is holder of an MFA at the New York Academy of Art, where he saw his work being distinguished by The Complete Sculptor Award for Excellence in Sculpture.
His Sculptures explore the relationships between the body, origins and mythology. He has integrated several individual and group shows, in Portugal, Spain and New York, from where its possible to give emphasis to the Works Origins, Domains, and Matriarchal Ceremonies for the worship of the most ancient deities of “Cabeo das Frguas”: Trebopala, Laebo, Trebaruna.
He is a founding member of AARP (Oporto Atelier of Realist Art, being responsible for the drawing program). His courses are based on the academic tradition of figurative representation.
Alongside his career as a sculptor he is also a Drawing teacher at the Catholic University in Viseu.
2008 – “Objectos Rústicos vestígios do tempo e outras observações”. Serv’artes. Porto. Portugal
2008 – “Domínios”. Franchini’s Galery. Porto. Portugal
2008 – “Objectos Rústicos vestígios do tempo e Humanos”. TMG, Guarda. Portugal
2007 – “Origens”. Serv’Artes, Porto. Portugal
Selected Group Exhibitions
2008 – Ceramic group show. Franchini’s Galeria. Porto. Portugal
2006 – “O Corpo em expressão”. Serv’Artes, Porto. Portugal
2006 – MFA exhibition. New York. USA
2006 – “Celebration of Diversity”.International House, New York. USA
2005 – “Salon Night”, International House, New York. USA
2003 – Young Sculptors . Quinta de S. Tiago, Leça da Palmeira. Portugal