Son of the Portuguese painter Manuel D’Assumpcao was born in Lisbon in 1956 and lives now in Guimaraes, north of Portugal. He exhibits regularly since 1989. He’s a Fellow of RSA, London. With the artists Adrian Bayreuther, Constantin Severin, Izabella Pavlushko and Olga Dmytrenko constitutes the international group “3rd Paradigm”. He’s also a Member of “Portuguese Authors Society”, “International Illustrated Letter Writing Society”, “Artists for Peace” and “Archetypal Expressionism”. His paintings are showed in several collections such as Bank of Portugal,Cupertino de Miranda’s Foundation, C. M. Barcelos, J.P.F., Pascoaes House, and the poet AntÃ³nio Pinheiro Guimaraes Family and other private collections in Portugal and other Countries. He has participated as a member of the Jury in the 2nd and the 3rd Biennial International of Youth Art of “Vila Verde” village. He was selected by the International Jury to participate at the 4th International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Firenze, Italy. He was selected to participate at the “BIRD 2005 International Art Award, Beijing – China, and 1st International Art Biennial of Chapingo, Mexico. Together with Maria Isabel D’Assumpcao, creates modern tapestry in typical Portuguese “Arraiolos” with exclusive designs.