António Jorge Gonçalves born and lives in Lisbon. He graduated in Communication Design at the Fine Arts University in Lisbon and received a Master's Degree in Scenography for Theater at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, where he was a Fellow of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
He teaches Performative Spaces in the Master's Degree in Performing Arts (FSCH, Lisbon).
His work involves editorial illustration, visual performance and political cartoon.
He is the author of several graphic novels among which the trilogy Filipe Seems (with Nuno Artur Silva), A Suprema Arte e Rei (with Rui Zink), for which he was awarded several times at the Amadora International BD Festival.
He made visual direction in several theater plays, including What Molero and Arte Says (António Feio's plays) and How To Do Things With Words (with Ricardo Araújo Pereira). He recently wrote, designed and performed Barriga da Baleia and A Montanha, theatrical creations for childhood.
He created the Subway Life project, drawing people sitting in subway carriages in various cities around the world.
Since 2003, he publishes a political cartoon in Inimigo Público (Public newspaper): he has been distinguished several times in the World Press Cartoon and has seen his drawings published in Le Monde, Courrier Internacional and several international collections.
His Digital Drawing performances have taken place all over the world, involving artists such as Bulllet, Kalaf, Amélia Muge, Micro Audio Waves, Gino Robair, Ellen Fullman, Mário Laginha and Bernardo Sassetti.
He was honored in 2014 with the National Illustration Award (DGLB) for Uma Escuridão Bonita (with the writer Ondjaki).