Nuno Gil was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1983. He completed his BA in Painting in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon in 2008. In 2012 he had his first solo exhibition Cloudy in Modulo Gallery, Lisbon. Since then, his work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Portugal, Spain, Italy and the UK. In 2016 he had his first international solo exhibition The Practical Guide to Trees, in Madrid at Espacio Valverde Gallery.
In 2014 he was selected for the book 100 Painters of Tomorrow published by Thames & Hudson. His work is represented in several public and private collections in Portugal, Spain, France, The United Kingdom, The United States and Mexico.
In 2018 he was awarded a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to attend the Print MA at the Royal College of Art.