Active Artists (F - J)

Figueiredo Sobral

Figueiredo Sobral (1926 – 2010) was born in Lisbon. He attended the School of Decorative Arts Antonio Arroio where he was a disciple of Lino António, Paula Campos and Rodrigues Alves. He was a painter, graphic designer, illustrator, scenographer, and poet. He became interested in sculpture from the sixties. His vast work between drafts, engraves, watercolour paintings, collages, ceramics, tapestries, is spread over innumerous collections and his mural paintings and monumental sculptures integrate urban public spaces in both Portugal and Brazil. He began collaborating with Portalegre’s Tapestry in 1970.


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