Measures: 80 x 60 cm , acrylic on canvas
He was born in Nova Europa, São Paulo, in the interior of the State of São Paulo, on February 11, 1948. He began his professional activity in Bauru, where he studied law and was a political cartoonist for the newspapers Folha do Povo, Jornal da Cidade and Diário de Bauru. In 1970 he went to São Paulo, hired as a political cartoonist for the newspapers Diário de São Paulo and Diário da Noite. He was illustrator and capista of Visão magazine, while illustrating Status, Viaje Bem and other institutional magazines. Abroad, he published in the German magazine Pardon and in anthologies of Caricature in Canada, Greece, Germany, Bulgaria and Poland. Advised advertising and marketing agencies in the area of art creation and direction. He gave lectures on Universal History of Caricature in several Brazilian universities. He was awarded in Bulgaria and chosen, in 1985, by a European editorial commission, as one of the most important caricaturists in the world, together with the Brazilian Millôr Fernandes (Skona Skant - 170 Cartoonisters - Bra Bocker Editora - Sweden. He was cartoonist and illustrator for Folha from São Paulo and Folha da Tarde from 1985 to 1992. He has works at the Museum of History in Bonn, Germany; House of Humor in Gabrovo, Bulgaria; Museum of American Life - Hartford, United States; Museum of Cairo - Egypt; Museo do Humor de Galicia - Spain. He is a contracted artist for Cartoonist & Writers Syndicate and New York Times Syndicate, which distribute his works to more than 150 newspapers worldwide. In 2006 and 2008 he showed his paintings at two exhibitions in São Paulo, the first at Marcelo Neves Galeria de Arte and the second at Restaurante Mestiço. Both were sales success! Then, Nicolielo put together "The Art of Sport", a 20-screen exhibition that portrays the main sports of the Beijing Olympics with great humor. After walking through the world, Nicolielo decided to return to his hometown: he now lives in a delightful place in Nova Europa, SP, where, amid fishing and kayaking, he continues to paint and produce cartoons daily for the newspapers Folha da Region and The New York Times.