Interdisciplinary artist and facilitator

b. São Paulo, Brazil

Lives and works in the Bay Area


2019 MFA Social Practice / California College of the Arts


2019-2020. Affiliate Artist at Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2019. Artist in Residence at Monson Arts Residency, Monson, ME (upcoming - September 2019)

2018-2019. Community Engagement Fellowship at Destiny Arts Center, Oakland CA

2017-2018. Creative Dissent Fellowship at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA 


California College of the Arts, Jan. 2018 - Dec. 2018

Teaching Assistant

  • Assist professor in elaborating syllabus, facilitating and grading assignments. Classes: Digital Tool for Artists, with Mia Feuer and A Sense of Survival with Sita Bhaumik

Oakland Museum of California, Jan. 2015 - present 

Subcommittee Co-chair, Days of the Dead Intergenerational Latinx committee

  • Act as a liaison between Oakland's Latinx community and the Museum's celebration, manage community outreach for altar making, create guidelines for documentation and history archiving of Days of the Dead

First Exposures, Feb. 2014 - present

Photography Mentor/Tutor

  • Work weekly with high school students, offering them a mentoring relationship with arts education in the darkroom and digital platforms

  • More than teaching photography, strive to make a difference in the lives of underserved youth by enhancing their self-confidence and developing their creativity through artmaking

Satellite Affordable Housing, May. 2017 - Jan. 2018

Art Class Facilitator 

  • Develop curriculum, class plans and lead weekly art classes for the community's elders

  • Coordinate the class's collaborative production of an altar that was exhibited at the Oakland Museum of California

FAMSF - de Young Museum, June 2014 - Aug. 2015

Education Department Intern for the Museum Ambassador Program

  • Train students from San Francisco public high schools to become Museum Ambassadors and give presentations and tours on the Museum's collections to school and community groups

  • Develop Gallery Talks and facilitate Visual Thinking Strategy (VTS), modeling and demonstrating engagement techniques

San Francisco Children's Art Center, Nov. 2015 - Feb. 2016

Assistant Art Teacher 

  • Instruct children (ages 3-10) while encouraging experimentation and discovery through art in a supportive environment

  • Prepare and lead art projects that include printmaking, painting, play dough, collage and drawing


2019. Emergent Landscapes 2019, Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve, Oakland, CA (co-founder and co-organizer with Anna Xu and Kayla Jones). Upcoming on July 13, 2019

2019. The Anti-Imperial Tea Court zine-making workshops, Destiny Arts Center, Oakland, CA

2019. Emergent Landscapes - Moving with Books, E.M. Wolfman Books, Oakland, CA (with Anna Xu)

2019. Performance Nights I, II, III &  IV, Hubbell St. Galleries, San Francisco CA (co-founder, co-organizer and performer with River Black and Jillian Crochet. Collaborators: Judit Navratil, Preston Fox, Gabriela Yoque and Palija Shrestha). Since 2017

2018. Yucca-pasting the Anthropophagy workshop, CCA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2018. Flowers From the Concrete Don't Usually Sell at the Market, Public Square series, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (collaborator with Anna Xu, Joanna Ruckman, Bradley Smith)

2018. MAN-icure, temporary manicure station for construction workers of the new Adobe Building, Hooper St, San Francisco, CA (with River Black)

2017. Amazonas Riverine Program at Boas Novas School, Amazonas, Brazil (with Billy McQuail and MK Meador)

2016. Nature Correspondence, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA (with River Black, Jackie Katz, Camilla Hammer, Susana Eslava, Holly McHugh and Shaghayegh Cyrous)

2016. Quinceañera Intergenerational Advice Exchange, UN Plaza, San Francisco, CA

2016. Dialogs with a Wall Triptych, Prinzessinnengarten, Berlin (Germany) 

2016. Dialogs with a Wall Triptych, Tenderloin National Forest, San Francisco, CA


2019. Transborder Embroidery, Nook Gallery, Oakland, CA (performance) - Aug 17

2019. Salt Bath, CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA (performance with Amanda Larson)

2019. Don't Speak With Your Mouth Full, Hubbell St. Galleries, San Francisco, CA (performance)

2018. Mexican Coke, Provoke Gallery, San Francisco, CA (performance)

2018. Açaí, DoReMi, Thesis Exhibition, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA (group)

2017. News Mandala (for 100 Days Action) Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA (group)

2017. Cannibalism, Anthropophagic Slob and Voyage: an homage to Lygia Clark, CCA, San Francisco, CA (performance)

2016. Serra, Mullen Bros Imaging, San Francisco, CA (group)

2015. Skin Tone Diptych IV, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA (group)

2015. Skin Tone Diptych II, Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA (group)

2014. Untitled I and II, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA (group)

2014. Baptism I and II Modern Times Collective, San Francisco, CA (group)

2014. Self-Portrait #3, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA (group)

2014. Faces of the Mission, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA (solo)


2019. Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure Grant, Round 12 (with Anna Xu and Kayla Jones)

2019. Leadership in Art and Social Impact Award, Center for Art and Public Life

2017. Impact Awards $10.000 grant, California College of the Arts (with MK Meador and William McQuail)

2017. Travel Award Scholarship, California College of the Arts

2016. Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts

2014. Honorable Mention, Home Exhibition at 4x5 Gallery and Dickerman Prints

2013. Barbara Stewart Scholarship, CCSF Photo Department


2019. Artist Talk, Social Practice Salon, CCA, San Francisco, CA

2018. Speaker for the Amazonas Riverine Program as part of Open Engagement, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

2018. Artist Talk, Thesis Workshop (Karen Fiss), CCA, San Francisco, CA

2018. Artist Talk, A Sense of Survival (Sita Bhaumik), CCA, San Francisco, CA