Manuel Pereira da Silva
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Manuel Pereira da Silva (7 December 1920 - 2003) was a Portuguese sculptor. He was born in Oporto, Portugal.
The workmanship of Manuel Pereira da Silva has an abstract formal orientation inspired in the human figure, in particular the man and the woman.
In 2000, the Medal of Cultural Merit was attributed to Manuel Pereira da Silva for the City Council of Vila Nova de Gaia.
In 1939, he entered the Oporto University College of Arts. In 1943, he finished his coursework with the final classification of 18 values. During his studies, he was distinguished with two awards, "Teixeira Lopes" and "Soares dos Reis".
In 1947 and 1948, he studied in Paris, France at the Paris College of Arts.