My art goes from the Contemporary that caters to architects and interior designers, to figurative art, street art, pop art, portraits and impressionism.
Accomplishments / CV
Brazilian graduated in Publicity/Creation at Mackenzie University, Daniel worked for a very long time as art director in many publicity agencies in São Paulo.
His relationship with art started early, he tells “When I was 9, I made a Mercedes-Benz car drawing that was published in a German magazine that is sold all over the world. It was a contest to the brand´s magazine. I won 50 DM at the time – a unforgettable conquer for a child. The passion for art is inside me ever since I was a child. I loved to peruse the painting geniuses ´collection and Michelangelo´s sketches. Painting is definitely my biggest pleasure. Influence people with my art is my passion”, says Bota, as he usually signs.
As a teenager, attended drawing classes at Cândido Portinari School. His artistic references changed and his passion grown in a way that made him go to Italy to learn from big masters, there he studied painting at Accedmia d´Arte in Firenze/Italy.
Daniel is Belas Artes Paulista Association´s member, having many awarded works. Also, he took part in various group and individual exhibitions, including abroad.
A Protestant Christian, Daniel is a member of the Água Branca Baptist Church in São Paulo. Daniel studied Master in Divinity for the Seminary Servant of Christ of South America in São Paulo. He has also worked for years on missions such as International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, Christian Surfers International and Celebrate Recovery.
The artist answers in his atelier at Parada Inglesa, São Paulo´s north.