He was one of the most creative and popular visual artists in Brazil, leaving a legacy of colorful, joyful, humorous, and personality-filled artworks.

Born in São Paulo in 1946, Gustavo Rosa started drawing as a child and never stopped. He traveled through Europe, where he met various artists and artistic movements.

Gustavo Rosa dedicated himself to painting, drawing, printmaking, and design, exploring various themes such as cats, still life, clowns, and bicycles. His style was unique and original.

He also collaborated on a collection for Bloomingdales in New York.

In 2005, he inaugurated the Gustavo Rosa Studio in Jardim Paulista, São Paulo.

Gustavo Rosa passed away in 2013 at the age of 66, but his art continues to thrive, enchanting people of all ages and from all places.

Now, you can learn more about the life and work of this great artist at the Gustavo Rosa Institute, a non-profit institution that preserves and promotes culture through art. The Gustavo Rosa Institute is a home, a museum, and a school. There, you can view Gustavo Rosa’s artworks, participate in courses and workshops, and even license products and services featuring the artist’s brand.