My first contact with photography was in 1972 at 10 years old, working in the amateur photo laboratory in São Paulo, Brasil. The passion aroused by photography, however, was kept dormant for some years. In 1989 I attended a course in photojournalism and from this course I was invited to work as photojournalist at the main newspaper in São José dos Campos. After this experience I worked in others news corporations as Folha de S. Paulo, Diário do Grande ABC, Agência Estado, Rede Anhanguera de Comunicação (Campinas), I also made works in studio for advertising and editorials. In recent years I have focused my lenses for my favorite theme: the landscape.
Besides photography I graduated, obtained master’s degree and currently I develop an academic research at doctoral level, all in Geography. As geographer I worked in projects in environmental education, water resources and environmental conservation.
I’m author of “1822, um europeu em viagem pelo Vale do Paraíba”, a novel that chronicles the passage of the french botanist Auguste de Saint Hilaire by the Paraíba Valley in 1822. For this work I received the Cultural Prize “Eugenia Sereno” (1998) from Instituto de Estudos Valeparaibanos.
. Collective exhibittion in Mirian Badaró Gallery, Taubaté/SP, september.
. “Pequenas Obras Grandes Artistas”, Over Gallery, SJCampos/SP, july.
. "Cenário da Existência", individual exhibition in Helena Calil Gallery, Cassiano Ricardo Cultural Foundation, São José dos Campos, october.
. “Canudos e o Sertão Baiano”, individual exhibition in De Etser Atelier, São José dos Campos/SP, june/july.
. Individual exhibition in Olhar & Arte Project, organized by Escola Monteiro Lobato, São José dos Campos/SP, november 2012 through january 2013.
. "Manti Queira Bem", individual exhibition in ChefVivi Restaurant, São Paulo/SP, july/october
. "Olhar São Paulo” the metropolis in view of photojournalists from ARFOC, collective exhibition organized by São Paulo Photojournalists Association, helded in São Paulo subway stations: october/december.
. "Arte e Cultura no Vale do Paraíba", collective exhibition, trustee: Artistic-Cultural Collection of the Palace of São Paulo State Governement, Boa Vista Palace, Campos do Jordão/SP, october 2011 through march 2012.
. "Arte e Palavra", collective exhibition, trustee: Oscar D'Ambrosio, in 3058A Gallery, São Paulo/SP, september/october.
. “Fotografia Contemporânea do Vale”, collective exhibition, trustee: Rosely Nakagawa, in Mirian Badaró Gallery, Taubaté/SP, april/may.
. “Fotodez”, collective exhibition, trustee: Oscar D’Ambrosio, in Garcia Arte Gallery, São Paulo, december 2009 through january 2010.
. “Olhar São Paulo”, collective exhibition organized by ARFOC - São Paulo Photojournalists Association, in Bourbon Convention Ibirapuera, São Paulo, september/december.
. “Centenário de Euclides da Cunha”, collective exhibition, trustee: Oscar D’Ambrosio, in Garcia Arte Gallery, São Paulo/SP, august/september.
. “Projeto Arte e Vida”, collective exhibition , trustee: George Gütlich, in IOV, SJCampos/SP, dseptember/november 2008 and individual exhibition, january/march.
. “Projeto Guimarães Rosa faz 100 anos - O Filosófico Sertão Universal”, collective exhibition, trustee: Oscar D’Ambrosio, in Brazil Gallery, São Paulo/SP, june/july.
. “Parceiros”, collective exhibition in CenterVale Shopping, SJCampos/SP, april/may.
. "Araucária", individual exhibition in Le Bistrô Restaurant ,Quiririm, Taubaté/SP, march.
. “Cenário da Existência”, individual exhibition in French Alliance, SJCampos/SP, april/may.
. “Fotojornalismo” - collective exhibition of RAC photojournalists (Correio Popular and Diário do Povo) Campinas Shopping, february/march.
.“Panorama”, photo collective exhibition in ICBEU-SJCampos/SP, september.
. “Photographies sur le Football Brésilien”, collective exhibition, FNAC Montparnasse, Paris, France, april.
. “Pedra da Mina, 2797”, individual exhibitions: Center Vale Shopping, SJCampos/SP september 2000; Queluz, june 2001; Wolner, São Paulo/SP, september 2001.
. “Rio Paraíba do Sul, da nascente à foz”, individual exhibition, SJCampos/SP, march/april.
. “Meio Ambiente”, individual exhibition in José Maria Abreu Cultural Foundation, Jacareí/SP, july.
. “Parques Nacionais”, individual exhibition in SESC/SJCampos/SP, april.
. “Mostra de Artes Visuais SESC 50 anos”, collective exhibition in SESC-SJCampos/SP, september.
. “Meio Ambiente”, individual exhibition in Arte & Uso Gallery, SJCampos/SP, july.