He holds a degree in architecture from the University of Porto. His interest in art arises from his passion for the work of the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira (Matosinhos, 1933). In particular, after assisting in 1999 to the opening of the first exhibition of the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de la Fundação Serralves, build by Siza Vieira, driven by the desire of meeting him. Among the artists of the show, entitled Circa 1968 (Andy Warhol, John Baldessari, Hans Peter Feldman, or Bruce Nauman, among more than 100) Christian Boltansky’s work specially attracted his attention. Since then, he has followed his work around the world, as he does with Siza Vieira’s.
He’s an amateur taxidermist, for which he maintains an active relationship and exchange of information with the Zoological Museum of Saint Petersburg, containing the third greatest collection of stuffed animals in the world.