Abel Grade (1961)
Abel Grade – Art History Course by the Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes finalist in Portugal. He studied Graphic Design at the ARCO Institute in Lisbon and watercolour techniques at the Heartherley School of Fine Arts in London. He is a member of the Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes in Portugal and of the Académie Européenne des Arts in Belgium.In 2008 has earned the brass painting prize in the 38th Salon Concours International in Gembloux – Bélgic, convened and organized by the Academie Europeenne des Arts. The winning painting, “Sonho de Verão”, is an neofigurative acrylic on canvas painting, measuring 70 by 50 cm.