Saulo Silveira was born in 1950 in João Pinheiro, a small town in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He spent most of his childhood in contact with nature, on farms where rivers and virgin forests, marked forever his memory. In 1988 starts the course of Painting at the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage in Rio de Janeiro, where he also worked as a publicist. In the same year is selected for several competitions of visual arts in Brazil, conquering the acquisition premium on the 5th Contemporary Art Exhibition in 1989. In 1990 he moved to Lisbon/Portugal, continuing his painting performed alongside with graphic design activities. Since 1994, he begins to exhibit in Lisbon and dedicating himself only to Painting.