Lizá Ramalho

Lizá Defossez Ramalho has a B.A. Hons. degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, a DEA degree in Design Research program from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona and is now doing a PhD at the same University with a scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

In 1995, in partnership with designer Artur Rebelo, she founded R2 a design studio specialized in Communication Design. At R2 she has worked for a wide range of cultural organizations, artists and architects.

She has been lecturing in Graphic Design since 1999, and is currently teaching at University of Coimbra. Lizá has coordinated various workshops and participated as speaker and jury member in numerous national and international events. Lizá Ramalho has also worked as curator of several design exhibitions. She has also been invited to a wide array of international exhibitions and her projects have been published in various specialized books and design magazines.

Lizá Ramalho is a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) since 2007, and co-organized AGI Congress and AGI Open in 2010 (Porto), along with Artur Rebelo.