João Grama

1975, Lisbon (Portugal)

Ropes (for the percebes fishermen of Sagres and Vila do Bispo)

2005-08, Ar.Co, Photography Advanced Studies, Lisbon
2009, Madrid. “Photobooks”, workshop with Paul Graham
2010, Loulé, MobileHome, workshop with Diango Hernandez
2011, Loulé. MobileHome, workshop with Joachim Brohm
2013  Meisterschülerstudium programme in HGB Leipzig, class Joachim Brohm

2009, Designated for Anteciparte Award 2009 – Portuguese Awards for best art school finalists
2011,  Designated for 1st European Photography Awards by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
2012, Finalist of Fotografia – Rome Int. Photofestival’s Call for Entry
2013, Shortlisted for The Cord Prize

Exhibitions from 2008 onwards
2008, to be still, Vila Franca Xira Photography Biennial, Vila Franca Xira
2008, to be still, in Ar.Co School finalist’s, Galveias Palace, Lisbon
2009, to be still, in Anteciparte, Orient Museum, Lisbon
2009, coastline, a study, Bebe Room Project (solo), Lisbon
2010, Caldas Late night, Caldas da Rainha
2011, Aproximação ao Lugar, Espirito Santo Convent Art Gallery, Loulé
2012, Work, Fotografia – Festival Internazionale di Roma, Roma
European Identities, Lumina Festival, Lucca IT
European Identities, Centre Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris
European Identities, Deichtorhallen Kunst und Fotografie, Hamburg
2013, European Identities, Carpe Diem Arte & Pesquisa, Lisbon
European Identities, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo
RAW Art Fair, with Van Kranendonk Gallery, Rotterdam
Size S, Van Kranendonk Gallery, Den Haag NL
The Coast, Van Kranendonk Gallery, The Hague

Represented in several Portuguese private art collections.