I was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1970. My passion for photography began while attending Social Communication College at UFF in 1988, I continued my studies at the New York Institute of Photography, graduating in 2014. I ended up pursuing a career as an Art Director and Creative Director for major advertising agencies like ALMAP/BBDO, Publicis, and Giacometti. Among other accomplishments, I have won several awards including Cannes Tribute and have had several campaigns published in the prestigious German Design Magazine, Lürzer's Archive. In 2015 participated in a group exhibition in New York, Paris, Miami, and Rio de Janeiro. I was shortlisted in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.