Juarez Paraíso

(this page was last updated in July 2016)

Arapiranga, Brazil, 1934.
Lives and works in Salvador, Brazil.

PIPA 2015 Nominee.

Juarez Paraíso masters all available plastic and graphic arts techniques. He has completed dozens of sculptures, murals, and pavement art projects for public squares and buildings in the city of Salvador. Also, he has worked extensively in photography, costume and stage-set design, and urban ornamentation for Salvador’s Carnaval festivities. The professional practice of  Paraiso dates back to 1950, and currently he is researching and exploring the use of computer in Art using the latest graphics and painting applications available.

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2015.


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