Gião, as he is known, was born in Porto in 1983 and completed the architecture graduation by FAUP in 2007.

As an architect, he has always shown a special interest in drawing and illustration.

He is permanently accompanied by a sketchbook.

Gião lives and works in Porto, where he divides his time between architecture and drawings.

He had some of his work exhibited in the gallery Arte em Acção in Oporto, Apicius in Lisbon, and ShairArt in Braga.