Albano Afonso was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1964, where he currently lives and works.
Studied at University of Art Alcântara Machado – FAAM in São Paulo. In 1994 he had his first solo show at CCSP – São Paulo Cultural Center. On that same year he was awarded at the 21st Contemporary Art Saloon of Santo André with de acquisition prize of the Santo André Contemporary Art Museum. In 2006 Dardo Publishers launched a book on the artists work.