Marcos Monteiro - Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he began his career as a professional illustrator when he was 20. He worked in Rio for 10 years as a commercial illustrator at various advertising agencies. In 1991 Marcos fulfilled a life long dream and came to the United States to expand his career in commercial illustration. Since then he has enjoyed working on advertising campaigns for major U.S. Corporations. Marcos lives in Mays Landing, NJ with his wife Stephanie, two sons Jamie & Christopher, and adopted greyhound "Mona".

Preferred media: Acrylics using airbrush, brush and oil.

Interests: Jazz, Classical, & Bluegrass Music, Surfing, and Travel.