Victor Costa é natural de Coimbra, Começou a encarar as artes plásticas como forma de expressão em 1980. É um dos expoentes máximos do Cubismo em Portugal e autor de incursões artísticas pelo Realismo Espontâneo.
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Victor Costa develops and regularly participates in Workshops of Painting, Music Therapy and Art, in Meetings of Pedagogical and Scientific Character, and Public Artistic Manifestations. In his Atelier de Pintura in Almalaguês, he regularly receives pre-school and elementary school students from various school units in the central region, with whom he develops pedagogical activities aimed at stimulating creativity. He has participated in several individual and collective exhibitions and is represented in public and private collections in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Spain, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, India, Italy, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, Serbia and Sweden. Member of the Artistic Movement of Coimbra, of MAGENTA, of the Association of Art to the View, of which he is President of the General Assembly and of the AAAGP-PT – Association of Friendship and Arts of Galego Portuguesa. Founding Member and Director of the Association of Plastic Arts. It is since December 2011 the Art Commissioner of the Rainha Santa / Alfredo Bastos Remembrance in Coimbra.
Awarded the 1st Prize in the Live Painting Competition of the 15 Years of the Municipal Library of Mira in 2011, with the 1st Prize of Live Painting in the Open Competition of the Ethnographic Museum of Praia de Mira in 2011, with the 1st Prize in the Competition of Painting
Vivo Commemorative of the 16 Years of the Municipal Library of Mira in 2012 and with the 1st Prize of Painting in the Open Commemorative Competition of the 95 Years of the Tennis Club of Figueira da Foz in 2012.
Of the numerous exhibitions he has held in the last 30 years, In Serbia «Inspiration Picasso», Art Galleries in Aleksinac and Galeria Muzeja in Bor, Synagogue Gallery in Nis and National Museum of Knjazevac.
In Poland, Van Gorlik Gallery in Warsaw «All the best from Portugal».
In Holland, Holland Art Fair 2006, The Hague.
In France, Chateau Clermont Dessous, Agen.
In Spain, XXXI Anniversary Batik Art Group, Sala Barna, Barcelona. III Edition Certame Fine Arts «Oroso Artes» – Orozo, Galicia.
In Italy, Salon Europeen in Italie Rome, UCAI Rome La Pigna, Palazzo Vicariato Maffei Marescotti.
In Portugal, it is worth mentioning the participation in the International Art Biennials of S.João da Madeira in 2007 and 2009. VI Biennial of Visual Arts, Galeria Ed.Branco, Leiria. 1st International Fair of Small Format 2011-CAE, 2nd International Fair of Small Format
2012-CAE, Figueira da Foz FIARTE -ArtEuropa2011 in Coimbra and FIGARCO2012 in Figueira da Foz, in the Cultural Center of Belém, Lisbon. Gallery ASCA, Almancil «Coimbra here …». Gallery Almedina, Coimbra «Coimbra Semper!». Dinis Pine Gallery, Coimbra «Victor Costa-25 Years of Painting». Art Gallery House of
Mutualidade, Coimbra «Victor Costa-25 Years of Painting». Gallery Minerva, Coimbra «Momentos». Municipal Auditorium – Sala Júlio Resende, Gondomar «From Origins to Dreams» and 1st Art Hall of Pinhal Interior Norte.