Henrique Montanari aka EDMX was born in Sao Paulo, Brasil in 1977. He has a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts (University of Sao Paulo) and has been working with design since 1996. In 2002 he moved to Toronto, where in 2003 he earned a Post Graduation in 3d Digital Animation at Seneca College.
He moved back to Sao Paulo in 2004 and began to work with animation collaborating with many studios between Brasil, England, and the USA. The corporate work was taking too much time of his life, so after 10 years working with animation and seating in front of the computer, Henrique decides to change and use his knowledge of multiple platforms to dedicate himself more to his artwork production.
The only South American artist to be featured on the book Street Art in times of Corona 2020 by Graffittobooks.
He won the first prize of Global Art Awards 2018 Dubai category Mixed Media, Finalist at Arte Laguna 2020, Finalist Global Art Awards 2020 Shanghai category Mixed Media, 3rd place on the American Art Awards 2018 category Pop Art and Innovative, 2th and 3rd place at the American Art Awards 2017, category Pop Art and Acrylic Human Figure, 3rd place (Innovative and Pop Art) e 5th place (Expressionism-Human Figure) at American Art Awards 2018. He also was invited to paint at one of the most important Graffiti Festivals in the Netherlands, Step In The Arena 2017 and 2018, MAAAU 2019 – SP (Brasil), Meeting of Styles KOSOVO / MIAMI 2019, Mood Indigo Festival 2019 – Mumbai (INDIA), Território de Arte Urbana TAU 2019 – BH, 3 Mundo Graffiti Prak – SP (Brasil) 2020.
His work has been published and shown in many galleries and streets around the world.