Tamires Para is a Brazilian-born and Edmonton-based visual artist, designer and community activist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication Design from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Alberta with a major in Painting. Para is also a recipient of numerous awards and scholarships.
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