BIO
Renata Rafaela Gomes Pardal de Oliveira Pascoal (1987), born and raised in Santa Maria da Feira (District of Aveiro, Portugal) has a Masters Degree in Architecture at the Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.
After the graduation, she assumed different roles in the areas of Pedagogy, Graphic and Web Design, Research and Architecture, and she always continued enjoying every free time to improve her techniques of drawing/illustration, individually and in group by participating frequently in Urban Sketching events.
Actually she is always looking for the opportunity to show her creativity to the world, because it is being creative that she feels accomplished.
In the end of 2014, the portuguese association of Cavaquinho (Portuguese ukulele) represented by the well-known portuguese musician Júlio Pereira, has invited her and other 69 portuguese artists to paint ukuleles to make part of an itinerant collective exhibition.
She participated also in several other collective and individual exhibitions.
Relatively to research, she also continued to develop her M.A. research as an independent practitioner in the area of the relationship between Architecture and Comics and presented several papers in multiple international conferences organized in Manchester Metropolitan University, Glasgow University, University of Hertfordshire, Bournemouth University, Universidad de Alcalá, Universidad de Sevilla, Universidade de Lisboa and in Orlando Ribeiro Library (Lisbon).
In September 2012, the Portuguese Government has recognized the “cultural merit” of her research.
Photo: António Osório
Skills

Creativity

Informatic skills

Keen eye for detail

Resilience

Team work

Fit and healthy
Software skills

Photoshop

Illustrator

Dreamweaver

InDesign

Premiere Pro

After Effects

MAC
WINDOWS
Hobbies

Illustration

Mountain Running

Travel

Hear music

Sun and beach

Research