Lisbon, 1956.
Lives and works in Lisbon.

A representative of the Portuguese Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003, over the years, the artist has participated in numerous events of international importance such as Documenta IX, Kassel, in 1992, the São Paulo Biennale in 1994 and the 10th Biennale de Lyon – The Spectacle of the Everyday, in 2009.
His works have also been exhibited in numerous exhibitions, the most recent of which are: “Aperto”, 47th Venice Biennale, 1997; “Pedro Cabrita Reis”, GAM, Turin, 2000; “Sometimes one can see the clouds passing by”, Kunsthalle Bern, 2004; “Stillness”, Camden Arts Centre, London, 2004; “True Gardens # 3 (Dijon)”, FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, 2005; “Pedro Cabrita Reis”, MACRO, 2006; Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, 2006; “La ciudad de adentro”, OPA, Guadalajara, 2007; “True Gardens # 6”, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz 2008; “Pedro Cabrita Reis”, Fondazione Merz, Turin, 2008; “La Linea del Volcán”, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2009; “Deposição” Pinacoteca di São Paulo, 2010; “One after another, a few silent steps”, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, 2009; “One after another, a few silent steps”, Carré d’Art, Nîmes, 2010; “Pedro Cabrita Reis. One after another, a few silent steps”, M – Museum for Contemporary Art, Leuven, 2011; “One after another, a few silent steps”, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon, 2011; “States of Flux – Pedro Cabrita Reis”, Tate Modern, London, 2011-2013; “A Remote Whisper”, a project for the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 and, most recently, “Lifted Gaze”, for Kabinetten van De Vleeshal, Middelburg, 2014.

Selected solo exhibitions:

2019
CABRITA: WORK (always) IN PROGRESS, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
CABRITA – A ROVING GAZE, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto

2018
CENTRAL TEJO – Pedro Cabrita Reis / Fundação EDP, Lisbon

2017
4 VOLTE IO – Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome
Julio Pomar – Pedro Cabrita Reis: Das pequenas coisas, Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar, Lisbon
Uma pintura e uma floresta, P31 (Pavilhão 31 do CHPL – Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa), Lisbon
Intuition, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

2016
La casa di Roma, “L’albero della Cuccagna” curated by Achille Bonito Oliva – MAXXI, Rome

2015
The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago
Il palazzo vuoto – Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin
Les lieux fragmentés – Hotel des Arts, Toulon
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Kewenig Galerie, Berlin
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Konkrete Mehr Raum, Kunsthalle Osnabruck, Osnabruck

2014
Lifted gaze – De Vleeshal, The Netherlands
Pedro Cabrita Reis: fourteen paintings, the preacher and a broken line – The Power Plant, Toronto

2013
A Remote Whisper – 55th Venice Biennale of Art, Collateral Event – Palazzo Falier, Venice

2012
D’après nature, (possibly…) – Galeria João Esteves de Oliveira, Lisbon
Una Piccola Mostra Astratta… – Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome

2011
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris
Paisagens – Galeria Fernando Santos – Lisboa, Lisbon
Paisagens – Galeria Fernando Santos – Porto, Porto
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Pinturas Recentes – Galeria Fonseca Macedo, São Miguel – Açores
Pedro Cabrita Reis – One after another, a few silent steps – Berardo Museum – Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
One after another, a few silent steps – M – Museum Leuven, Leuven

2010
Unveiled Revealed – Appleton Square, Lisbon
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Contentores P28, LisbonPedro Cabrita Reis – Carré d´art – Musée d´art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes
EIN KLEINER ROTER RAUM MIT DREI FENSTERN – Galerie Invaliden1, Berlin
Pedro Cabrita Reis – “Uma casa e outros sítios mais” – Galeria Miguel Nabinho – Lisboa 20, Lisbon
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Uma casa e outros sítios mais – Caroline Pagès Gallery, Lisbon
Deposição – Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo

2009
Pedro Cabrita Reis. One after another, a few silent steps – Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Pedro Cabrita Reis – La línea del volcán – Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

2008
Colecções Privadas – Museu Municipal de Tavira – Palácio da Galeria, Tavira
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris
Pedro Cabrita Reis – True Gardens #6 (Graz) – Kunsthaus Graz, Graz

2007
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galeria Fernando Santos – Lisboa, Lisbon
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Obra Recente – Galeria Fernando Santos – Porto, Porto

2006
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galeria Mário Sequeira, Braga
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Desenho – Galeria Fonseca Macedo, São Miguel – Açores
Non è mai una questione di equilibrio – Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome
Pedro Cabrita Reis – MACRO Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Centro de Arte Moderna – CAM – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

2005
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Haunch of Venison – London, London
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Wherever You Are, Wherever You Go – Base / Progetti per l’arte, Florence
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich

2004
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Camden Arts Centre, London
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Le Grand Café – Centre d’art contemporain de Saint-Nazaire, Saint-Nazaire
Pedro Cabrita Reis – FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Tracy Williams, Ltd, New York City
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens

2003
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galeria Presença – Porto, Porto
I Dreamt Your House Was A Line – University Art Gallery – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford

2002
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Serene Disturbance – kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
Pedro Cabrita Reis – BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead

2001
Pedro Cabrita Reis – D’apres Piranesi – Fondazione Volume!, Rome
Pedro Cabrita Reis – The Silence within – Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm

2000
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Galeria Mário Sequeira, Braga

1999
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
Blind Cities #5 – Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin

1996
Pedro Cabrita Reis – de Appel Boys’ School, Amsterdam
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen

1994
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Centro de Arte Moderna – CAM – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

1992
Pedro Cabrita Reis – kunstraum muenchen, Munich

1991
Pedro Cabrita Reis – Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago