Gallery 120 would like to welcome our featured artist for November 2020, Joseph Silva. Read on to learn more about him and his work which will be on display throughout November as part of a group artist exhibit at Gallery 120.
BIOGRAPHY Medina da Silva is a self taught Artist born in the Island of Terceira in the Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal.
Raised in the Azores and in Boston Massachusetts, Medina da Silva soon developed a taste for the arts, drawing geometric forms and painting abstracts while he was a student in Peabody Massachusetts.
In the 1970`s Medina da Silva studied photography in Salem, Massachusetts under the supervision of Fine Art Photographer Andrew Xenios and has been photographing since then.
In the 1980`s video became an obsession and a form of expression for Medina da Silva in the
span of nine years many documentaries and series were produced in the Portuguese language for Adams and Russell, and Time Warner cable systems for the Gloucester, Peabody, Somerville and Cambridge MA. Portuguese communities.
Medina da Silva has been engaged in various shows and presentations throughout North
Carolina. Massachusetts and the Azores.
Most recent in the Carolinas
Hart Witzen Gallery, November 2019
South End Arts, October 2019
Rotunda Rock Hill, July 2018
Mint Hill Arts Council, June 2018.