I was born in Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil. I began to photograph artistically in 1979, at ABAF - Brazilian Association of Photographic Art. I was Director of the Color Department for 2 years. I got 5 Tests of the Year and 3 First Places, always in the Color category. I have several awards in various contests.
- in Brazil: Iris, Fotografe Melhor, Veja, Photoptics and special publications such as: Talentos do Rio, from Banco do Brasil (where I was the only guest); Foreign Trade Magazine (2 editions), of Banco do Brasil;
- in the Exterior: Popular Photography, USA; DP - Photographic Art (7 editions), Lisbon - Portugal.
Exhibitions: FUNARTE - Rio - RJ (selected among 300 portfolios of all Brazil); RIOARTE - Carioca Subway (also selected from all the state of Rio de Janeiro); TEAR GALLERY - Ipanema - Rio - RJ; ABAF - Botafogo - Rio; MUSEU HISTÓRICO NACIONAL, in Pça. XV - Rio - RJ, VISUAL ARTS - Shopping Downtown - Barra - Rio and in the new headquarters in Lagoa - Rio - RJ.
Valcir Fernandes de Siqueira's Projects on LensCulture