Originally from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Matheus grew up on street art; he was experimenting at an early age with his own style. Since moving to New York City in 2009, he has debuted his signature series Caras e Cores last year in a solo exhibition in the Lower East Side, as seen as in New York Magazine. Since then he has had two solo exhibitions in his hometown and at Gallery 151 in Chelsea. He also designed and produced a line of furniture and apparel. Recently, Matheus has been showing works at Provocateur, an exclusive New York hotspot.