Rita Pessanha was born in Porto, where she lives and works.
She attended the Free Course of Painting in the Art School of Porto-ESAP, between 1983 and 1985.
Studied painting at the Art School of Porto-ESAP. (Interrupted in 1989 at the end of 2nd year).
Participated in the eighteenth and Technology Experience Sargadelos Escuela Libre de Ceramics - Spain 1989.
Honorable Mention and Purchase Award in the "Spring Salon" at the Casino Estoril in 1989.
Figure on the books "Aspects of Visual Arts in Portugal."
"Young Art Painting Casino Estoril.
"Art 98.
Participated in the workshop of Painting: XI International Biennial of Art Vila Nova
Cerveira 2001 "Art Technology and Science
"Youth Award (Digital Arts) Portuguese Institute of Youth" (Ex-aequo)
at the Twelfth International Biennial of Art in Vila Nova De Cerveira "The Artist and Globalisation - its role as social actor" - 2003
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