João Pedro Nemer was born in Belo Horizonte and graduated from the School of Fine Arts at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil.
His academic career has included: receiving a scholarship for scientific research entitled, ‘Audiovisual archive: the visibility of mining’, supervised by Professor Mabe Bethônico, from August 2011 to July 2012; the awarding of a CNPQ (the Brazilian academic funding agency) scholarship to study at KABK – the Royal Academy of Arts in the Netherlands, as part of the Science Without Borders program, attended and completed between January 2013 and 2014; participation on an international exchange program at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto, Portugal, from August 2015 to December 2015.
On returning to Brazil, his responsibilities included monitoring on the still life course given by Professor Eugênio Paccelli, from March 2016 to December 2016 at UFMG from where João Pedro graduated in July 2017.
His first solo exhibition, Transposition Lines, was held at the BDMG Cultural Art Gallery from June to August 2019 in Belo Horizonte Brazil. Among the group exhibitions important to highlight have been: Drift at the UFMG Cultural Center (2012) OLHAR DESEJAR at the 1st Contemporary Art Exhibition at the Sagarana Museum, Itaguara, Minas Gerais (2012) – Kalleb at KABK – Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague, Netherlands (2013) – Violated Book at the UFMG School of Education (2014) – Entre Linhas, held in the Belo Horizonte Municipal Park (2014) – SEMPRESSOMA, in the Meet Me space, Belo Horizonte (2014) and Refundações, in SESC Ipiranga, São Paulo (2019). Finally, João Pedro Nemer has also graduated in Theater from PUC Minas (The Catholic University of Minas Gerais).