João de Brito
João de Brito (born 1958) is a Portuguese-American artiste who has lived in Northern California previously 1978, yet he travels extensively throughout California, the U.S. and Europe to paint in oils en plein freshen and from memory. From age 6, he has observed and studied art to acquire a passion for expressing himself using impressionist/figurative views on canvas.
Though de Brito sculpts and works in ceramic, he favors painting and incorporates his Portuguese roots along as soon as influences of great French fauvists and California impressionists. In previous years, de Brito traveled to New Zealand to paint later than Māori artists.
Joao de Brito has become skillfully known for his use of vivacious colors that elicit light, life, energy and interpretive landscapes. Having unleashed a blithe creativity – inspired by memories of his homeland, scenes from his many travels abroad – de Brito’s oils enliven the suitability of sight to fabricate emotion and thought. As a result, de Brito’s works deed galleries, museums, businesses, government agencies and affluent homes vis-Ð°-vis the world.
Joao was born in Vila Franca accomplish Campo, São Miguel Island in the Azores, Portugal and as a young guy immigrated with his family to the East Coast of the United States. In 1978, the performer settled on California’s Monterey Peninsula where he shares his talents afterward the local community as without difficulty as international art enthusiasts. Though he admits to often ‘swimming adjacent to the current', his painting philosophy is to awaken hope, invoke a wisdom of well-being and allocation colors of life, de Brito is content to quietly observe flora and fauna and to permit his images to speak to the human heart.
Along the way, he has had many solo exhibits, he's then been believer of several art's organizations, the Santa Cruz Art League, Art Association and Museum and The Beachcombers Club. Joao de Brito’s works have been found at Kate Nolan Santa Cruz, California, Thanassi Gallery in Provincetown Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Monique Arnon Fine Arts Gallery San Francisco, the Hauk Fine Art Gallery Pacific Grove, CA and the Santa Cruz Art Center Gallery, in Santa Cruz, The Foundry Gallery, Berkeley and The Woodside Gallery, Woodside, California.
He was also share of outfit exhibit in 2008 with connections Nathan Oliveira, Mel Ramos and John Mattos, The book Ashes to Life- A Portuguese American Story in Art was published for the exhibit, with interviews with everything four artist.
The Beachcombers Provincetown,
Santa Cruz Art League,
Provincetown Art Association and Museum