Evanilda Leite Ferreira was born on 6 July 1966 in Pedro II (province of Piaui). In March 1987 she had a grave car accident that left her tetraplegic. In June 2004 Evanilda decided to start mouth painting. She was rapidly able to make significant artistic progress and mainly paints floral themes, landscapes and views of houses. Furthermore the artist is also a writer. In 2004 she published her first book, a biography entitled "My life became alright, my dreams have wings ". Her second book was published in 2006, it is a collection of poems called "Moments and longings". The mouth painting artist has participated in several exhibitions in her region.
Date of birth: 06.07.1966
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2008