Niterói, RJ, 1981
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro
MA in Visual Language at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2012) and BFA in Social Communication at PUC-Rio (2006).
Highlights from his solo exhibitions include: “A Luz Do Fogo” (Light of Fire, 2017), at Magic Beans Gallery, Berlin, Germany; “Costumes” (2014) and “Dilúvio” (2012), at Galeria Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea; “República” (2011), at Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro; “Só Lazer” (2011), at Galeria de Arte IBEU, in Rio de Janeiro; “Midnight Paintings” (2007), at Centro Cultural São Paulo, among others.
Highlights from his group exhibitions include: “HÖHENRAUSCH”, Eigen + Art gallery, Berlin, Germany and “Ao Amor do Público I” – ArtRio Donations (2012-2015), both in 2016; “Tarsila e Mulheres Modernas”, at Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) and “Renaissance”, at Maison Folie Wazemmes, in France, both in 2015; “Crer em Fantasmas” (2013), at Caixa Cultural de Brasília; “Gramática Urbana” (2012), at Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica; “Arquivo Geral” (2009), at Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal; “Painting’s Edge” (2008), RiverSide Museum of Art, in USA, among others.
He’s been honored with the 6th Prêmio Marcantonio Vilaça para as Artes Plásticas (2017-2018). Participated in the Kunstresidenz Bad Gastein artistic residency, in Bad Gastein, Austria, in 2015. Was selected as a delegate for Rio de Janeiro at Lille3000 Art Festival, in Lille, France, nominated to the 10th Programa de Prêmios e Comissões from Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) 2013 and he’s been honoured with the FUNARTE Arte Contemporânea Prize (2012). He’s also been nominated to the Prêmio PIPA in 2011 and 2012 and was honoured with the Prêmio Novíssimos do Salão de Arte IBEU (2010). He’s been granted with an artistic residency study grant at The Idyllwild Arts Program Painting’s Edge, California, USA, 2008, and a scholarship at State University of New York / Fine Arts Department, in 2004.
His work is featured in numerous public collections, including the Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro (MAR); Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, Ribeirão Preto; Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, among others.