Rodrigo is a Brazilian-American visual artist, designer and educator, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rodrigo started his painting education in 1981 at the Museum of Modern Art, and Parque Lage School of Visual Arts, in Rio de Janeiro. He also studied music composition for two years, and video-art, and followed with the degrees: Computer Science Associate (ORT Institute of Technology, Rio de Janeiro, 1987), Bachelor in Industrial Design/Graphic Design (Faculdade da Cidade, Rio de Janeiro, 1992), and Master of Fine Arts, emphasis in Art and Technology (School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1995).
Rodrigo’s contemporary art production encompasses an imaginative blend of digital imaging, writing, painting, interactive art and animation. Rodrigo's work has been awarded and widely exhibited in art galleries, museums, publications, and festivals worldwide.