Thomaz William Mendoza Harrell, Uberlandia Member Since July 2007 Artist Statement Born in Mexico City, D.F. Studied Photography in the United States. where Los Angeles California became home ground for more than twenty years and where he studied Photography first at East Los Angeles College and later Film and Television at the UCLA Theater Arts Department. Now lives and works in Brazil. Has worked with photography and video production on the professional level for more than 30 Years. Has earned several national and international competitions in Brazil and abroad such as the XIV th Bienal Interancionlal de Sao Paulo. Teaches Photography at the Federal University of Uberlandia in Brazil. Exhibits regularly his black and white and color photography at galleries and museums throughout the country. Has had his works selected to the collections of Museums such as Meusum of Art of Sao Paulo, (MASP), Brazil. Museum of Contemporary Art (MACSP) and the Museum of Contemprary Art in Jatai, Goias.