Jaca was born in Porto Alegre and has been an illustrator for the daily press and also magazines since the late 80’s. He worked for such publications as Zero Hora, O Estado de São Paulo e CiÍncia Hoje. Illustrated some childrens books for publishers such as Cosac&Naify, Hedra e Cia das Letras.
His comics were featured in Dundum, Animal, Big Bang Bang, Cybercomics and Tarja Preta. Has also published some fanzines with comics and experimental illustration.

Teams up with Fabio Zimbres in the project Desenhomatic Ltda that has exhibited the duo works in Tokyo, Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro and also some fanzines and handmade publications.

The gallery Choque Cultural in São Paulo exhibits his works regularly since 2007.

Jaca, Desenho Feio #6, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 14,8 x 21 cm, photocopy, 32 pp.

 

Jaca, Desenho Feio #5, [São Paulo], Self-Published, 2016, 14,8 x 21 cm, photocopy, 32 pp.

 

Jaca, Desenho Feio #4, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 14,8 x 21 cm, photocopy, 32 pp.

 

Jaca, Desenho Feio #3, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 9,7 x 13,4 cm, photocopy, 32 pp.

 

Jaca, Desenho Feio #2, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 9,7 x 13,4 cm, photocopy, 32 pp.

 

Jaca, Desenho Feio #1, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 9,7 x 13,4 cm, photocopy, 32 pp.

 

Jaca, Gordôn em gelatina, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 10,5 x 14,2 cm, photocopy, 16 pp.

 

Jaca, Royal Park, [São Paulo], Self-Published, no date, 10,5 x 13 cm, photocopy, 16 pp.

 

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Desenhomatic Ltda

Joint effort between Jaca and Fabio Zimbres, both illustrators, comics authors and visual artists with a long career in the Brazilian publishing scene. Since 2012 when asked to do a joint exhibition at the city of Fortaleza (CE) they have adopted the Desenhomatic Ltda name to designate the duo in exhibitions and publications. In 2017 they were present at the Tokyo Art Book Fair with an exhibition comprising handmade books from both artists.

Desenhomatico Ltda. (Fabio Zimbres & Jaca), Mutuca, [São Paulo and Porto Alegre], Self-Published, no date, 10,8 x 14,8 cm, photocopy drawing and stickers, 20 pp.

 

Desenhomatico Ltda. (Fabio Zimbres & Jaca), A voz d’a razão, [São Paulo and Porto Alegre], Self-Published, 2014, 10,5 x 14,8 cm, photocopy drawing and painting, 20 pp.