Rafael Silveira was born in Paranaguá in 1978 and moved to Curitiba in 1987, where he currently lives and works. He began his artistic career in the 1990s as a graphic artist. His works filled the pages of several fanzines and independent magazines before being featured by the American publisher Dark Horse. His graphic work was internationally awarded and become a foundation for his pictorial vision. In 2007, he starts to painting with oils. Cities such as São Paulo, New York, London and Milan have hosted exhibitions of the artist and his works appear worldwide in important private and institutional collections, such as the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. A monograph containing a decade of the artist's trajectory has just been published by Editora Sesi-SP, with an essay by curator Agnaldo Farias. His exhibition "Circonjecturas", held in 2017 at the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, brought about 100 thousand visitors to the Museum, one of the most successful shows in the history of the institution.e Oscar Niemeyer Museum, brought about 100 thousand visitors to the Museum, one of the most successful shows in the history of the institution.