Vasco Araújo (born Lisbon, 1975) lives and works in Lisbon. He studied sculpture at the University of Lisbon and attended the Advanced Plastic Arts at Lisbon’s Maumaus School of Fine Arts and Photography. He has taken part in residency programs, such as The University of Arts, Philadelphia (2007), Récollets, Paris (2005) and the Core Program (2003-04), Houston. In 2003, he was awarded the EDP Prize for New Artists. Araújo has participated in various solo exhibitions and festivals both in Portugal and abroad including Museu de Arte Popular, Lisbon (2013), Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (2013), Pinacoteca do estado de S. Paulo (2013), Museu Geológico- LNEG, Lisbon (2013), Galeria Horrach Moya, Palma de Mallocra (2012), Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon (2011), Musée d’art de Joliette (2011), Porta 33, Funchal (2010), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Museu da Cidade – Pavilhão Branco, Lisbon (2010), The Boston Center for the Arts (2008), 28th Bienal de Sao Paulo (2008), 1st Moscow Biennale (2005), and the 51st Venice Biennial (2005). His work is in several institutional collections, such as the Georges Pompidou Centre, France, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, EUA, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, among others.
Araújo is represented by Baginski Galeria / Projectos, Lisbon.