Orlando Rafael dos Santos was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1950. Drawing since the age of seven. Studies of academic and contemporary arts (painting, drawing and serigraphy) in the Nacional School of Fine Arts and Parque Lage School of Visual Arts. Also a musician and a poet, Orlando Rafael dos Santos studied Art Education, Literature, Philosophy and Theology.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. His paintings and drawings are composed by abstractions that explore lyrical and evocative relationships between color, shape, space and shades.
To see more of his artworks, visit Orlando’s Facebook page or Pinterest profile.