about Manuel Patinha
Póvoa de Santa Iria (Portugal), 1949
The sculptor and painter, Manuel Patinha, studied at the Industrial School of Vila Franca de Xira. Self-taught, he collaborated actively with Cruzeiro Seixas between the seventies and eighties. His work has been exhibited throughout Galicia and Portugal, as well as in Madrid, Barcelona, France, Italy and Brazil; and is present in collections such as the Municipalities of La Coruña, Narón and Lugo, the Universities of Aveiro and A Coruña and various museums of Ourense, Vila Franca de Xira, A Coruña, Lisbon, Penafiel and Marbella.