Carlos Augusto Pereira, About


The Artist was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1965 to a Portuguese family who supported his art career.  Carlos, who has shown in the USA for the past ten years, began drawing at the age of nine.  His formal training spanned over a fifteen year period. In 1975, he began to study Art and Drawing at the Technique School “Hiquera-Ximenez” in Caracas. From 1982 to 1985, Carlos studied social communications at the Catholic University Andres Bello in Caracas.  In 1989, he received a degree in Graphic Design from the Neumann Institute in Caracas.  At Heart Studio, founded in 1998, Carlos creates original artworks and commissioned works on a multitude of medias. He also teaches painting and drawing at the studio.




“Spectrum Miami” Art Show. Art Basel Week. Midtown Miami, Florida.

Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson’s official portrait commissioned Painting. Miami Gardens, Florida.

Collective Art Show, “Play”.  G&S Alternative Space, Downtown Hollywood, Florida.

Wizo Miami Art Auction 2014.  “The Heart of Giving”. Conducted by Alex Slato, Bal Harbour, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital, Coral Gables Campus.  Dedication mural for the new “Radio Lollipop” studio, Miami, Florida.

“Cosmic Connections”. Juried Exhibition. Miami-Dade College, Miami, Florida.

Art Auction 2014. To benefit Na’Amat.  Miami, Florida.

Low Residence.  Commissioned Art Projects to include:  tile murals, trompe l’oile, chinoiserie and murals on canvas. West Palm Beach, Florida.



Broward Cultural Division.  Lauderhill Cultural Center and Library Project. Design finalist. Lauderhill, Florida.

“Music Therapy Group” logo design.  Miami Children’s Hospital. Miami, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital.  Mural project for Psychiatry and Orthopaedics departments. Miami, Florida.

Art Auction 2013.  “The Giving Tree Project”. To Benefit Na’Amat. Miami, Florida.



Miami Children’s Hospital. Mural project for Endocrinology and Patient Access departments. Miami, Florida.

Wizo Miami Art Auction 2012. Conducted by Gary Nader. Miami, Florida.

Michael Klinger Children’s Books. Cover and Illustrations.  “Willy The Bear” and “Lulu The Purple Alligator”.  Miami, Florida.

Fish Fish Restaurant. Interior and exterior murals, sculptures, and artworks. North Miami Beach, Florida.

Marilou McIntyre, Author.  Book cover artwork for “The Forever Principles”.  Phoenix, Arizona.

Wal-Mart Corporation.  Commissioned murals. Miami, Florida.



Miami Gardens Carol City Park, commissioned murals for recreation building.  Miami Gardens, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Design for 2011 Holiday Cards Collection. Miami, Florida.

“Wearable Art Collection”. La Dorada, Coral Gables, Florida.

“Art Weekend at Wilton Manors”. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Improv Comedy Club Stage Design. Phoenix, Arizona

“Kite Kids” Logo Design. La Ventana De Los Cielos. Homestead, Florida.

“Solo Art Miami”. Radisson Plaza Hotel and Convention Center.  Miami, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital. Murals for treatment rooms 3NE, 3South, 3North. Miami, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital. “Child Friendly Makeover” for industrial floor cleaning Machines. Miami, Florida.



Miami Children’s Hospital. Nicklaus Care Center Murals. West Palm Beach, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital – Main Campus. Miami Florida.

Murals for Neurosurgery department

“Wayfinding Project”, Phase II.

60th Anniversary” commissioned artwork on canvas.

“Creative Mind Award”.  Miami Children’s Volunteer Unit.

Miami Children’s Hospital – Kendall Campus. Commissioned artwork on canvas. Kendall, Florida.

Miami Springs Community Center.  Commissioned murals. Miami Springs, Florida.



Miami Children’s Hospital – Main Campus. Miami, Florida.

“Wayfinding Project”, Phase I.

 Artwork for Parents’ Lounges.

Murals for Teen Lounges at 3 NE, 3 South, 3 North.

Miami Children’s Hospital – Dan Marino Center. Mural Artwork for Lobby. Weston, Florida.

Miami Children’s Hospital – Doral Dental Office.  Murals and canvas artwork. Doral, Florida.



“African Influence in Latin American Art”. Wynwood Art District. Miami, Florida.

“International Holiday Traditions”. National Historical Society Museum. Washington, D.C.

“Catholic Holiday Traditions”. National Museum of Catholic Art. New York, New York.

Miami Children’s Hospital. Merchandise design for hospital gift shoppe. Miami, Florida.



Heart Studio 9th Anniversary Exhibition. Hollywood, Florida

Art Expo New York. New York, NY

Miami Children’s Hospital – Main Campus. Murals for Ophthalmology Department. Miami, Florida.

Hollywood Beach Hispanic Festival. Featured Artist. Hollywood, Florida.

“Second Annual World Refugee Day Art Exhibition”. Miami International University of Art and Design. Miami, Florida.

“Hope Gala”. Miami Children’s Museum. Miami, Florida.

“Angel Heart Gala”. South Florida Cardiology Association. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Hollywood, Florida.



“I Miss Venezuela” exhibition. Heart Studio. Hollywood, Florida.

“Courage” Exhibition. Miami International University of Art and Design. Miami, Florida.

“Sister Cities International Exhibition”. Tower Theatre. Miami, Florida.



Commissioned Mural and Canvas Artwork. En vogue International Salon. Aventura, Florida.

“Live the Arts”. Hollywood Station.  Hollywood, Florida.

“Blissful Living” Exhibition. Heart Studio.  Hollywood, Florida

“My Love is a Red Red Rose” Exhibition. Heart Studio. Hollywood, Florida.



Muscular Dystrophy Association Gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Featured Artist. Miami, Florida.

“Let There Be light” Exhibition.  Heart Studio Grand Opening. Hollywood, Florida.



“American Reflection” Exhibition.  Honorable Mention Award.  A.E. “Bean” Backus Gallery and Museum. Fort Pierce, Florida.

“Paradise City Fine Art Festival”. Broward Convention Center. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

“Arte Venezuela” Exhibition. Power International Art Gallery. Coral Gables, Florida.



“Art Around the World”. Power International Art Gallery. Coral Gables, Florida.

“Art Lovers” Exhibition. Heart Studio. Hallandale, Florida.

“La Vie En Rose” Exhibition. Aventura, Florida.



Aventura Art Festival. Aventura, Florida.

“Symphony for the United Nations” Exhibition. City Hall. North Miami Beach, Florida.

“Blessings”. Solo Exhibition. Power International Art Gallery. Coral Gables, Florida.

“17th Anniversary Collective Art Exhibition”. Power International Art Gallery. Coral Gables, Florida.

“Second Exhibition of Hispanic Religious Art”. New York, New York.

“El Nacimiento Venezolano” Exhibition.  General Consulate of Venezuela. Miami, Florida.



“Expressions of Life” exhibition. Sikaffy Interiors. Miami, Florida.

Banana Zoo children’s Television Program. Character design. Miami, Florida.

“Gotitas de Arte”.  Students’ Exhibition. Heart Studio. Hallandale, Florida.



“Reality Within Fantasy” Exhibition. Symmetry Art Gallery. Miami Design District. Miami, Florida.

“Art in Antares”. Coconut Grove, Florida.

“Amor Magico”. Caracas Portuguese Center Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.



“Vibrate” Exhibition.  Agora Vinoteca. Miami Beach, Florida.

“Beach Connection” Exhibition. Espanola Way. Miami Beach, Florida.

“The 24 Collection”. Featured Artist. Lincoln Road. Miami Beach, Florida.



“Heart Light”. The Light Art and Café. Miami Beach, Florida.

Galeria do Atlantico. Madeira Island, Portugal.



“Angels” Exhibition. Ugarte y Candela Gallery. Coral Gables, Florida.



Escuela de Artes, Central University of Venezuela.  Permanent Collection. Caracas, Venezuela.

Artist’s Gallery exhibitions:  “RegalArte”, “Alto Impacto”, “IluminArte”. Caracas, Venezuela.

“Superficies” Exhibition. Via Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.

“Rojo, Caliente y Azul” Exhibition. Portuguese Center Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.



“Sillas Vestidas” Exhibition. Artist’s Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.



“Arte Sin Limites” Exhibition.  Grand opening show at Artist’s Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.



“Mi Mundo, Tu Mundo” Exhibition. Portuguese Center Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.