Biography: As a self-taught artist, at the age of nine, Farago already creates strips comics of his own characters and superheroes. During teenage, he paints T-shirts with motives of Heavy Metal bands upon his friends' requests. At the age of nineteen, carrying only two canvases oil, goes to a advertisement agency in search of a job. He gets a three-month internship in which he learns Paste-Up and Art Final. In 1988, decides to go to S?o Paulo, where he is hired as Art Finalist and later as a Desktop Publisher, printing books, books, magazines, and other related materials. Between 1991 and 1993, he dedicates himself solely to the career of Graphic Designer, leaving the painting aside for a while, returning to it only in 1994. His career as Art Director also begins in 1994, when he is invited by a friend to join the comunication agency where she was a partner. In 1996, he participates in a workshop with the Plastic Artist Jos? Roberto Aguilar, when he develops an interest for abstract painting. Between 1999 and 2001, he works as a Video Designer at a video production company, creating bumpers, commercials, etc. In 2000, after maturing and better directing his compositions, he succeeds in creating a more defined and personal style, giving his criativity some impulse and better elaborating his work. Currently, Farago works as a Art Director at Doors Comunica??o in S?o Paulo. Courses and Workshops • 2004 - Sculpture with Luis Bay?n, in S?o Paulo • 2003- Worshop with S?rgio Longo, Plastic Artist, in S?o Paulo. • 1996- Workshop with Jos? Roberto Aguilar, Plastic Artist, in S?o Paulo. Individual Exhibittions • Mar 2004 - Music and Color - Kabuki - S?o Paulo - SP Collective Exhibittions • Mai 2004 - 450 years of S?o Paulo - Caf? das Artes - S?o Paulo - SP • Mar 2004 - 450 years of S?o Paulo - Mali Villas Boas Gallery - S?o Paulo - SP • Nov 2003 - XVI Sal?o de Artes ACSP Pinheiros (16th Exhibition ACSP Pinheiros) Shopping Frei Caneca, S?o Paulo • Sep 2003- "Nossos Artistas" (Our Artists) - Malli Villas Boas Gallery, S?o Paulo. • Aug 2003- "Arte Contempor?nea" (Contemporary Art)- Cultural Center Personalit? Bank, S?o Paulo. • Jul 2003- "Marinhas do Brasil" (Navys of Brazil)- Navy Cultural Center, S?o Paulo. • Jun 2003- XVIII Sal?o de Arceburgo (18th Arceburgo Exhibition)- Arceburgo, Minas Gerais. Received the Small Gold Medal. • Apr 2003- "M?e, Mulher, Guerreira" (Mother, Woman, Warrior) - Malli Villas Boas Gallery, S?o Paulo. • Apr 2003- "Arte Contempor?nea" (Contemporary Art)- Santa Catarina Cultural Center, S?o Paulo • Feb 2003- " Simbolos e Mitos" (Symbols and Myths) - Mali Villas Boas Gallery, S?o Paulo • Dec 2002- "II Sal?o de Artes do Minist?rio de Minas e Energia do Estado de S?o Paulo" (2nd Arts Exhibition hosted by the Mining and Energy Ministry of S?o Paulo State)
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