Born in Rio de Janeiro, he has lived in São Paulo since 1988.
He received the Abril Journalism awards in the Outstanding and Best Drawing categories, and the Highly Recommended by FNLIJ (Fundação Nacional do Livro Infantil e Juvenil).
In the US, he was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work-Children and the Gold Medal recipient for Mom’s Choice Awards for the book Say a Little Prayer, inspired by the life of American singer Dionne Warwick.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of SIB-Sociedade dos Ilustradores do Brasil.
He produces illustrations for children’s books and advertising, as well as concept arts for streaming videos and cinema.