Fernandez Sousa

Fernandez Sousa was born in Brazil 09/05/1946. He is a self-thought full-time artist first worked as a sculptor, mostly welding and using the process called direct metal sculpture. Later, the artist worked with mediums such as wood, recycled newspaper, and he created a series of wall sculptures where he introduced a 3D effect on stainless steel by sanding, roughing, and etching the metal in reflective patterns. The artist meet with Henry Moore in 1981 and spend some time in his studio. After many years working with metal, the artist became allergic to it and started to concentrate on painting. During a period of transition, Fernandez wrote a series of books as well.