” The artist was born in Porto (Portugal) in 1974. In 1998 she graduated from the University of Fine Arts of Porto (FBAUP: Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto), a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Several years later, the artist received a master’s degree at the same university. Troufa is co-founder of the Association of sculpture and contemporary art AEAC. Her exhibitions with great success in Portugal, and in 1995 she exhibited on a permanent basis within the framework of solo and group exhibitions in Italy and Spain. Among them are «Barcelona Showcase» – international exhibition of contemporary art, which is traditionally held in Barcelona (International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Spain).