Paes, born in Recife (Brazil), settled in Lisbon and now in Barcelona. He is a musician, composer, producer and visual artist. He began his studies in Recife, Brazil, with painters such as the dutchman Roberto Ploeg and the brazilian designer and physicist Plínio Santos. He studied Visual Arts in a degree at the Universidade Lusófona of Lisbon and now lives and works in his studio in Barcelona. He made his first series of paintings between 2008 and 2011, called "Fotosensibilidade". With this exhibition he toured galleries, associations and cultural festivals in his hometown, such as "MAU MAU", "Lesbian Bar" and "Arte em toda parte". In 2020, during the isolation caused by the pandemic, he began painting the series "A Memory of Saudade". In 2021 he began exhibiting in various places in Spain such as "L'Occulta", "Center Cívic de Sarrià", "Espai l’argolla" and “Bridge 48”, in Barcelona, and the gallery "TACA", in Palma de Mallorca, “Tini Mini Room”, in Dordrecht, Netherlands and “The Holy Art Gallery”, in London, UK.