Artist Biography

Born in Brazil 1982, and left his home country to pursue his education at an early age. At age 23, He had decided to make a new move to New Zealand and subsequently met his partner and now husband (Lyndon Bray). Maico has travelled extensively up into Europe, Asia, South America and Oceania.

Maico studied International Relations as a degree, and has made a clear decision to move on and establish his capacity and immersed himself deeply in the art world, so that he could pursue his passion for art. He has therefore immersed himself in art, while at the start also running his own recruitment business.

Maico Camilo has set about exploring his own journey through his art, challenging his own paradigms and his reason for being and not being afraid to explore different vocabularies and communication forms through his art.  As a result, he is challenging us all to confront the obvious, in terms of what is going on around us. 

He has been a professional Artist for almost 2 decades, a business owner, philanthropist and is represented Nationally and Internationally. He has been invited to exhibit in some major Art locations such as New York, Milan, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo and Venice, amongst other art capitals. And he has also recently showcased his Artwork Internal Saboteur at the Auckland Museum.

Represented by:

ArtBay Gallery, Queenstown New Zealand

ArtSelect Gallery, Auckland – New Zealand

Axis Gallery, Cape Town – SA

ARTSY Gallery, New York, USA & Global

HoutBay Art Gallery, Cape Town – SA

Kooness Gallery, Milan, ITALY

MASH Gallery, Los Angeles USA

Singulart Gallery, Paris, FRANCE

1stDibs, New York, USA


ICMS – International College of Management Sydney

Strauss & Co Fine Art

St Andrew’s College and Sydney University.

Private Collections:

Maico Camilo artworks are now all over the World such as: Germany, Brazil, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, England, France, Spain, Amsterdam, Italy, USA, Hong kong, Japan and Singapore.


Elevated Emotions 2021

Equivocal 2021

Beyond the Obvious by M.A.D.S Gallery France and Spain – 2021