Galeno

Piauí, Brazil
Born in Delta do Parnaíba (PI), he lives and works between Brasília & Parnaíba. He studied arts in Brasilia with artists and at the University of Brasília. His works rescue a strong and construtivist painting and sculpture in a very singular way. Contemporary, but also very attached to his roots and personal history. Elements and narratives from his childhood creates a singular geometric and colorful universe, very unique.

He has participated in several group and solo exhibitions in Brazil and abroad, mainly in Europe. He won several awards such as Aquisition Prize, including for residences abroad. He is one of selected artists for Mercosul Biennial 2015. He has works in several private and public collections in Brazil and abroad, including Museum of Art in Rio (director Paulo Herkenhofff).