Bertina Lopes

Mozambican painter and sculptor born in Lourenço Marques (current Maputo) in Mozambique.
Daughter of Portuguese father and Mozambican mother, she finished her secondary studies in Lisbon, where she graduated in painting and sculpture by the Upper Academy of Fine Arts. During his stay in Portugal, the young woman had the opportunity to meet some Portuguese painters, like Carlos Botelho and Marcelino Vespeira. In 1953, she returned to Maputo and taught Drawing for nine years at ... ver mais