The program of the festival Mural Social Club in Chernigiv had started with the mural created by talented Brazilian artist, who paints faces and elements that inhabit his imagination, childhood and the life. “It was an interesting experience for me. I loved to work in Chernigiv. People are amazing as well as the architecture of the city. My art piece is about the energy of Ukrainians”, says Rodrigo Branco.
Rodrigo addresses a particular topic: people. He gives to his characters no definition to its borderlines, strong colors and unusual faces.
With a surprising and complex biography, throughout his almost thirty years of age, he managed to combine unusual sights of his world with kindness and heart. His will to become a better artist, being from studying in social art projects when growing up or with his peers and years of dedication laid down the path for him to become a talented and professional artist that he is today.
His artworks are influenced by geographic questions and resignation of memories, the artist builds a research plan based in painting and traversing many fields like canvas, walls and paper between others.
Born in 1986 in southern outskirts of São Paulo. He was first influenced by his family members to pursue a career in art. Later, during his teens, he discovered the graffiti universe on the streets of his neighborhood and photography with his father. This determined the way he approaches the many facets of his art.
He’s been part of many expositions in Brazil and other countries like Germany, US and England and also art festivals like ArtRua in Rio de Janeiro, II Muralist Bienal in Cali (Colombia) and others.
Rodrigo Branco lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.