Mario is a digital artist from São Paulo, Brazil. He was born in 1994 and grew up drawing, watching animated TV series from Cartoon Network, and playing video games like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro and Sonic The Hedgehog. These animations and games inspired him to start drawing in cartoon style. He has worked as a freelance illustrator since 2020 and has experience working in the animation, editorial, advertising, and especially in the publishing market. He had the opportunity to work with HarperCollins, Pearson Education, Capstone Publishing, Hachette, and Rick and Morty as a background artist in the sixth season of the series.