About the artist

Marcos Monteiro

Marcos Monteiro was born and raised in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, where he majored in fine arts at the Federal University of Rio De Janeiro. At age 23, he began his career as a professional illustrator. He worked in Rio for 10 years as a commercial illustrator at various advertising agencies. In 1991, he moved to the United States to expand his career in commercial illustration and joined the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Since then he has worked on ad campaigns for major US corporations.

He teaches oil painting and drawing at his studio in Mays Landing, New Jersey.