Biografia Jacqueline de Montaigne
Jacqueline de Montaigne (b1980) is a Lisbon based painter and muralist.
Inspired by the androgyny movement of the last decade, Jacqueline is best known for her raw and ‘un-posed’ portraits and figurative art in her trademark blue, a literal spin on melancholy.
In a society obsessed with aesthetic perfection, superficial happiness and clear gender identity, Jacqueline consistently deconstructs these stereotypes in her work striving to provoke her viewer to see genderless beauty and an underlying defiant drama.
Birds also have a significant presence in the artists work, an ode to a childhood obsession.
Jacqueline has exhibited her work in national and international galleries in both solo and collective shows since the age of 14 with her first sellout show a year later and an invitation for a short apprenticeship in Paula Rego’s studio in London at the age of 19.
A ´late comer’ to Portugal’s street art scene, Jacqueline’s murals have quickly spread around Portugal and invitations have branched out to Spain, Brazil and the US for 2019. De Montaigne will also be curating public art interventions in 2019-2020 for mental health awareness and women rights