Pedro Jardim de Mattos

Pedro Jardim de Mattos was born in Rio de Janeiro and at the age of 16, began his studies at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. He then completed a course in law at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. In the early years, Pedro Jardim de Mattos focused on photography and initially specialised in taking portrait shots in his studio. Afterwards, he shifted his focus to people in their environment and urban motifs, especially in his home town. His works have been exhibited in international solo and group exhibitions including in Sudan, the USA and various European countries.