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Luis Élye

  • Fine Artist
  • Fine Artist
  • Luis Élye – Wildlife & Fine Arts
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in Luis's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 2Followers


1965 – born Luis de Freitas in Beira, Mozambique 1977 – moves to Cascais, Portugal 1988-1990 – studies Fine Arts in Lisbon at Ar.Co 1990 – lives and works in London, UK 1991 – lives and works in Verona, Italy 1992-1993 – studies Fine Arts (BA) in London at the Goldsmiths College, with a grant from the British Government; is transferred to the MA and looses grant; has to abandon formation 1993-1997 – lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland 1998-2000 – lives and works in Macao, China. Becomes a freelance Photographer and Graphic and Web Designer 2001-2002 – lives and works in Brussels, Belgium 2002-2005 – lives and works in Carrapatelo (Reguengos de Monsaraz), Portugal 2004 – walks for 2.000 Km (three months) the Camino de Santiago, from Vézelay, France, to Santiago e Fisterra, Spain 2005 – works for three months at Cooperriis – A Healing Farm Community at North Carolina, US 2006-2007 – lives and works in Écorans (Collonges), France 2007-2010 – lives and works in La Roche-Bernard (Brittany), France. Opens his own gallery 2008-2010 – gives a once a month course/seminar on Sacred Geometry at Associação Art-of-Living, Sintra, Portugal 2010 – moves back to Cascais, Portugal

Recent publications

  • O Pinheiro, O Bambu e a Ameixeira

    • Freitas L

Professional experience

Fine Artist

Luis Élye – Wildlife & Fine Arts

August 2007 - Present

Fine Artist

Luis Élye – Wildlife & Fine Arts

January 2006 - March 2007(a year)

Fine Artist

Luis Élye – Wildlife & Fine Arts

June 2005 - January 2007(2 years)


BA Fine Arts

Goldsmiths College, University of London

September 1992 - June 1993(9 months)

Pintura, Desenho, Desenho de Modelo, História de Arte

Ar.Co – Centro de Arte Contemporânea

October 1988 - June 1990(2 years)

Followers (2)

Following (1)