Born on 23 November 1969 in Brasilia. In November 1989 he was involved in a tragic accident which resulted in completely paralysing his limbs. In occupational therapy he started painting with his mouth in 1994. He is self-taught. He prefers landscape scenes from his native country which he paints in oils, using bright colours. The mouthpainter has already had successful exhibitions.
Date of birth: 23.11.1969
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2000