Artist- Douglas de Campos Costa - Taubate S-P -Brazil
Douglas began painting at 13 years old and, since then, found in art his vocation and absolute form of expression.
He has a special attraction for Art Nouveau,
Neoclassical, Chiaroscuro, and English Victorian painting styles.
But his real passion is the mythological subjects and ancient empires, like Ancient Egypt and Greece, among other places lost in time.
He has participated in several exhibitions, having
obtained awards for his artworks that allowed the recognition of his art and the disclosure of a painting style
connected with fantasy, until then, not much known in Taubaté - SP and nearby cities.
As a big connoisseur of Tolkien’s
literature, Douglas de C. Costa exhibited in 2005 many works inspired by “Lord of the Rings” realm’s and represented Brazil in
International Convention of Tolkien Society, at Aston University, Birmingham, England.
works in his own studio, the Acropolis Studio de Arte e Escola de Mangá ®, where he ministers classes of artistic drawing, oil painting, comics and manga,
with his own teaching staff. Besides running the studio, he produces commissioned artworks
and works in the field of civil construction, architecture, landscaping
design, among other creative activities.
Participated in several exhibitions organized by Jiselda Salbu -GIGI -2008 - 2011- in Brazil.
Memberships: Artcom Expo International
Association of Artists .