Born in Patos, Paraíba (Brazil) in 1977, Francisco José de Souto Leite moved to Joao Pessoa, Brasília with his family at 18. By that time he was already producing drawings for tattoos and t-shirts, as well as the Marginal Zine which provided an outlet his comics. Through the ‘zine Shiko developed a network of artists in video, music and production; he soon began to design flyers for concerts ranging from hardcore to hip-hop along with CD covers for various underground bands. As his popularity grew he soon moved into working on canvas and took the persona of Shiko. Click here to see more works from this talented Brazilian artist.