Born in Patrocinio, Minas Gerais, on September 30, 1966.
Self-taught painter, sculptor and craftsman.
Botelho began his professional life in Rio de Janeiro, where for nine years, he produced commercials for advertising agencies. He moved to Fortaleza in 1994, where he began painting decorative images on furniture and walls and creating mosaics and iron sculptures. In 2011, Botelho returned to Rio, where he lives and works today. With more than 20 years of experience and dozens of decorative painting techniques of his own creation, Botelho paints about 100 environments (rooms) each year. With about 1500 works in iron produced during a period of 17 years, he continues to create pieces for walls, tables, floors and suspended sculptures. His work has continued to gain greater visibility at exhibitions, which include: