Nando Leira is a photographer, painter, graphic artist and a proud father. Born in Brazil but living in Chicago for 15 years, where he works and shows his creations. Nando graduated from college with a BA in Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro. In 2001, he spent almost a year in England where he exhibited his acrylic paintings. He also likes experimenting with different materials and techniques. His main purpose is to create new artworks using several media and reordering graphic elements within the same piece from previously created works. A way of self graphic anthropophagy.