Teresa Almeida is an artist working mainly with glass living in Lisbon and Porto. She got a PhD in Art Studies at the University of Aveiro with the title “o Vidro como material plástico: transparência, luz cor e expressão”. In 2003, she completed her Master in Glass at the University of Sunderland, England, and in 2001-2002 with a scholarship from Portugal she got two Post-graduation certificates on “Glass and Architecture” and in “Glass and Fine Art” at Central Saint Martin’s College, London, England. In 1996/2001 she completed her BA (HONS) on the Faculty of Fine Art, Oporto University in Fine Art Painting. In 2009, she was invited as a professor at the Faculty of Fine Art, Oporto University where she is at the moment teaching glass and mosaic. Since 2006 is part of the research Unit I&D “Vidro e Cerâmica para as Arte” (VICARTE), in FCT/NOVA Campus, which enables the cross-disciplinary interaction of art students with science students and also scientists, artists and conservators and since 2011 she is part of the i2ADS Research Institute in Art, Design and Society, Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto.

Representative works:

T. Almeida (2020). Design Glass Objects: The Portuguese Panorama. Arts, 9 (3), 79.

T. Almeida (2019). Exposição de vidro e sobre o vidro. (RE)pensar o ensino. I2ads edições. ISBN: 978-989-54417-6-1.

Specularis-looking through, (Ed/ coord: T. Almeida e G. Machado) FBAUP/i2ads, Porto. 2018. ISBN 978-989-54111-4-6 (impresso) 978-989-54111-5-3 (eletrónico).

(May-October 2019). Transparência ecológica, do trópico ao glaciar. Museu da Marinha Grande. Núcleo de arte contemporânea. . Exposição individual com catálogo.

Éter’. Exposição itinerante em: Novembro de 2018 Faculdade de Belas Artes de Palermo, Argentina. Maio-junho, 2018. Galeria do Centro histórico da Universidade do Mackenzie, São Paulo, Brasil. Fevereiro – março, 2018. Galeria da Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Múrcia, Espanha, Espanha. Abril 2017, Galeria da reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.