Marcelo Milhassi is a young Brazilian artist, new to the America art scene and he is also Set Designer / Builder for Crate and Barrel and CB2.
At his studio in the Zhou B Art Center – Chicago IL, Marcelo beautifully combines construction materials and other found objects and transforms them, giving them new life as objects of art and utility.
His aim is to create unique decorative objects, preserving their original functionality, and adding to them a native background, ecologically, recycling oriented, based on Brazilian art, including painting and handcraft works.
Moreover, the artist is able to even transform original artifacts parts into a new creative piece, exploiting his ability to assemble and mold art objects.
All attendees will have the opportunity to experience a unique chance to get in touch with exclusive pieces produced by this young Brazilian artist loaded of energy and native experience, with a naive ecological concern.