Jefersen Luis HOFFMANN
Birthplace: Petrópolis, Rio Grande do Sul
Painting Method: Mouth painter
Jefferson was born premature in Nova Petrópolis. Rio Grande do Sul, on 31 January 1986. Two weeks later he was diagnosed with meningitis, which left him quadriplegic. In 1998 he was fascinated by an exhibit of paintings in his home town, and with the encouragement of family and friends, he began to paint.