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Bicho do Mato

         Bicho do Mato is an expression used in Brazil to describe those who are outcast, socially inept or simply unfamiliar with the ways of the world. It translates roughly to "Creature from the Jungle". This expression was used by some of my family members to describe me throughout my childhood, and I found it to be fitting to organize my work about inadequacies, uncertainties and insecurities related to the struggles of existing in community, family or otherwise.

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Self portrait on a toilet, Oil on board, 40"x30", 2015, Not Available


Plastic Sun, Oil on board, 5" x 8 1/2" , 2019, Not Available

You made a mistake and now you have to pay forever, Oil on board, 5"x7", 2019, Not Available

Self portrait, Oil on board, 9"x12", 2020, Not Available

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Step inside, Oil on board, 9"x12", 2020, Not Available

Oil on board, 9"x12", 2022, Not Available

I'm new to the land of making and losing friends
Watercolor and goauche on paper, 8 " x 5 1/2", 2018, Not Available

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