Birthplace: Penápolis, São Paulo
Painting Method: mouth and foot painter
Born without his upper limbs in Penápolis. São Paulo, on 19 February 1962, Jadir was an in-patient at the Association for the Assistance of Disabled Children [Associação de Assistência à Criança Deficiente –AACD] from the age of 10 to 14. It was there that his teachers encouraged him to begin to paint.