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"My work exists as an expression of "dar um jeitihno" – the Brazilian notion of "finding a way". For me, art is a means of survival."

About

Robson Cezar was born in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. After spending years living and working all over South America, he made his way to New York to study art in the 1990s and attended the School of Visual Arts and the Art Students’ League in Manhattan. He exhibited some work in group shows at this time.

After the events of 9/11 he chose to leave North America and make his home in Europe. Between 2002-7 he lived in the West of England creating a body of work – paintings, prints, sculpture. He was awarded a first class degree in Fine Art by the University of Plymouth and won the Natalie Sitar Award for outstanding achievement.

He now living in London and having completed a Post Graduate at Chelsea College of Art in 2008, he was appointed to a Sculpture Fellowship there in 2009. In recent years, Robson has been creating numerous large-scale bottle cap pictures shown both in galleries and in public spaces around Spitalfields and the East End.

robsoncezar@hotmail .com