top of page


"Subject / Definitions" -  Marcelo Guimaraes Lima

Placed or situated under; lying below.
That substance or being which is conscious of its own operations: the agent.
Placed under the power of another.
The hero or main character of a narrative, story, or incident.
That of which anything is affirmed or predicated.
That in which any quality, attribute, or relation inheres: the substratum.
Exposed; liable; prone; disposed..
Obedient; submissive.
Something (a person, event, scene or object ) selected by an artist  for


Marcelo Guimaraes Lima is a painter, printmaker and writer. He has taught drawing, painting, printmaking, the history and the theory of art in Brazil, in the United States and in Spain. He has illustrated books, worked with animators, painted murals, directed community-based art projects in the US, in Brazil and in Spain. His work has been exhibited in the US, Europe, UAE, Australia and Brazil. Has works in private collections in Europe, Brazil, UAE and the US, as well as in public collections such as the Museu de Arte Contemporanea da USP (Sao Paulo), Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking (New Brunswick, NJ, USA), Cabinet des Estampes BNF (Paris). He presently teaches drawing, painting and the history of art at the American University of Dubai, UAE. He is the editor of the newsletter PANOPTIKON: On Contemporary Visual Culture.


copyright(C)Marcelo Guimarães Lima 2007-2009 


Participating Students

Jean Brown

Sky Williams

Xanthe Dobbie

bottom of page