Luis Plácido Costa (b.1981, Alcobaça) lives and works between Alcobaça and Lisbon. Graduated in Fine Arts from the ESAD – Escola Superior de Artes & Design, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal (2006-2010), concluded his MA in Visual Arts from the Escola Superior de Artes & Design, Caldas da Rainha. Portugal (2011-2012).
Luis Plácido Costa has been in artistic residencies such as Echangeur´22 in Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres, France, in 2017; Biennial Foundation of Cerveira, 2016; Mieszkanie Gepperta Gallery, in Wroclaw, Poland in 2013.
Since 2010 his works have been shown in Portugal and abroad, amongst which can be distinguished: MOSTRA’17 Lisboa ( 2017); Project with sculptor António Bolota at Galery Sá da Costa, Lisbon (2017); “Winner of Open Call to Artists Sata Airlines Award – Walk&Talk ,Azores(2015); Superfície Abandonada ou Virada para dentro, Solo exhibition in Atelier 6-Centro de Artes, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal (2015); XVIII International Art Biennial of Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal(2015).