Born in S. Mamede do Coronado, he studied in Lisbon and Oporto. He had a scholarship at the F.C.G. between 1970 and 1986. He obtained the
National Sculpture Prize in 1968, the Soquil Prize in 1971, the A.I.C.A.-S.E.C. Prize in 1986. The works of Alberto Carneiro was often unique generally
associated with wood as the chosen material for encompassing the concept of the installation or, in a broader sense, of the project. As regards these
ecological matters, putting at stake not only natural materials such as nature itself, Alberto Carneiro questions the limits and his role in the contemporary world.