A native of Brazil with dual citizenship, accomplished artist Roberta Pardo has lived in Maryland since 2000. She spent most of her youth traveling the world and is fluent in six languages. Prior to focusing on art, she was an international horse rider and trainer, competing for her native country and in numerous international competitions. Her background is in Industrial Design and Fine Arts. Her education includes FAAP (Fundaçāo Armando Alvez Penteado) in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Her great passion is Street Art for its connection between art and environment. She reside in Severna Park, Maryland with her husband and three children, and is highly involved with the art scene in the area. An independent woman, mother, wife and business owner, she is a strong and effective advocate for diversity, human rights, education and women’s empowerment.