The award-winning artist Marcela Carvalho was born in Brazil and mow works and resides inNew York City. She received diplomas in Elementary Education from the Colégio Santa Terezinha and in Music Education from the Brazilian Conservatory of Music - Rio de Janeiro, RJ. After moving to New York City, Ms. Carvalho studied piano at the Manhattan School of Music and painting at the Art Students League. Aside from her success as a fine artist, Ms. Carvalho is also a composer, published author and illustrator. She exhibits her artwork internationally in group and solo exhibitions throughout France, Italy, Finland, Brazil and the United States.