Tete Dias Leite, brazilian, was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1955, where she still lives and works.
She studied at EAV - School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage, in Rio de Janeiro - during the 70s and 90s with names like Celeida Tostes, Suzana Queiroga and Anna Bella Geiger. She improved her painting technique with studies and experiments in the studio of the artist Renato Ferrari.
She has a degree in Belas Artes from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and in Philosophy from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-RJ), a postgraduate degree in painting and theory and practice in restoration and conservation at Universita-Internazionale Dell'Arte, in Florence - Italy, in 1980/1981. From 2012 to 2019 she taught painting.
Her great experience in conservation and restoration of paintings allowed her to restore important national and international collections, such as the Roberto Marinho collection and panels from relevant institutions such as the Municipal and João Caetano Theaters.
He conducted artistic studies in London at the National Gallery of London and at the Guilhem Ramos Poqui studio in London in 1978/1979.
As an artist, her trajectory in exhibitions, fairs and art shows was: Leilão “Arte Que Une”, Rio de Janeiro, in 2020; Solo "Quadreria:" at Galeria Oko and "A Natureza e o Urbano", Urban Intervention in Praça do Parque das Rosas and “Beuyes, para onde no leva?” at Sesc Rio de Janeiro, in 2013; 7th Guarulhos Visual Arts Salon, in 2007; Paraty Art Salon in 2004; "Novíssimos" na Galeria Ibeu in Rio de Janeiro, in 2002; Universidarte, Gallery of Estácio de Sá, in 2001; "Quarteto", Galeria Casa dos Contos, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, in 2000; Arte Expo-New York, USA, in 1999 and Ateliers do Rio, Gallery of the Casa de Cultura de Estácio de Sá in 1998. Her works are part of relevant collections in Brazil, USA and Canada.