Textile Artist & Curator
I see life in a different way with everything having texture, pattern, origin and endings and I love to translate how my mind captures those things.
Brazilian by birth, Bruno Vinhas is passionate about global craft culture which drove his will to work in a gallery environment. A degree in Tourism and Hospitality has provided Vinhas the experience of living and working in multiple countries and being immersed in different cultures changed his perspective about art and craft.
Bruno graduated the College of North Atlantic's Textiles: Craft & Apparel Design program in 2016, and was the recipient of the Colleges and Institutes Canada 2016 Art Showcase Award, the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador 2016, Anna Templeton Award 2016 and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Centenary of Responsible Scholarship 2017 and graduate with honors.
Vinhas has been part of several different projects including but not limited to visual arts, theater and dance. He started working as a Gallery Assistant Director for the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador in August 2017 and has be working as their Gallery Director since August 2018. Since then he has been pursuing curatorial studies and projects and has been providing information sessions in all parts of the Newfoundland and Labrador province in order to elevate the profile of fine, contemporary and craft-based art within the Craft Council Gallery environment.