Sardines of Portimão – Cardume Project


An imaginative gallery owner in Portimão has initiated a project highlighting the sardine and the enormous part this small tasty fish has played in the history and economy of this important town in the Algarve. The Galeria XXI ‘Cardume’, or ‘Shoal’ Project The poster for the project states: “Objetivo – Dar a conhecer a tradição …

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Painting Sardines for Cardume

Christina Bonnett-Sardinhas de Portimao

It was with trepidation and delight that I undertook the task of painting a sardine for António’s Galeria XXI ‘Shoal’ project. I am visiting my mother and sister who live in the Algarve and was invited to an exhibition of the first 100 ‘sardinha’ paintings for the ‘Cardume’ project. Having seen the lively interpretations of …

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A major makeover for my website

Website changed

Everything has Changed A new design has been long overdue for my Artist website and over the past few months I have been playing with ideas and thinking about the look as well as thinking about how to add interesting content. The time came to set about designing the site and I have finally got …

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