Born in Anços, Sintra – Portugal in 1967
Interested in Art since early days, it was when studying under Mestre Anjos for five years that his horizons opened to the art of sculpting. Reinforcing that process he enroled in the studies of “New marble Technologies” in Vila Viçosa and also in the studies of drawing in Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes in Lisbon.
Being born in a region where extraction and transformation of marble has a strong presence this material naturally became his preferred medium for sculpting, not excluding nevertheless approaches to new materials and techniques, such as bronze and more recently resin.
His work has been displayed in 33 solo exhibitions and in more than 200 collective ones in Portugal and abroad. Rogério is represented in private collections in Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, U.S.A., United Kingdom, France, Poland, Ireland, Canada, Spain, Austria, Australia, Luxemburg, Uruguay, Scotland, Netherlands and Italy.
Created 31 sculptures designed for public spaces, including 8 of monumental dimensions:
“Mergulhos” in Linda-a-Velha;
“Eternidade” in Sintra;
“Evolução” in Montelavar, Sintra;
“Horizonte” in Cascais;
“Jardim do Logos” in Sintra;
“Matriz” in Carnaxide, Oeiras;
“Pulsare” in Carnaxide and
“Ritos de Passagem” in Queluz, Sintra.