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Sonia Fares

Founder of ACAESP

2 Presidential Terms (2005 to 2008 and 2009 to 2013)

Occupation Area

- Art Teacher / Creation and graphic production in the following areas:

- Basic Drawing, Advertising, Illustration, Artistic Drawing, Comics, Fashion, Airbrushing and Oil and Acrylic on Canvas.

- Plastic artist.

- Independent TV and Video Producer and Host.


Academic training

Metodista Institute of Higher Education (Current Metodista University)

Bachelor in Social Communication, with qualification in Advertising and Marketing

Period: 1983 to 1986



Improvement Specialization Courses

Supervised Internship in Animation Studio

T&S Animação (Animation Studio)

Hours: 60h


Specialization Course in Advertising Drawing Design

Panamericana School of Art

Period: March 1979 to December 1980


Specialization Course in Aerographed Arts

Layouts and American Retouching

Period: March 1980 to July 1981


Methodology Course as a Learning Instrument

Danton Velloso & Associate Consultants


Art History

ABRA – Brazilian Art Academy



Professional experience


Seap – Paulistan Studio and Art School

Direction and Coordination of Basic Drawing, Children's Art, Artistic Drawing, Illustration, Advertising, Fashion, Comics, Canvas Painting and Airbrushing areas.

Period: 1997 to date.


São Francisco de Assis School

Coordination implementation of Drawing and Painting courses for OLIP (Orientation, Leisure and Instruction Project) students.

February to December, 2001


ABRA – Brazilian Art Academy

Teacher of Basic and Artistic drawing, Illustration, Advertising and Comics.

Period: 02/09/92 à 07/05/97


Brasília School from São Bernardo do Campo

Advertising Design Teacher

Period: August 3rd of 1992 to January 18th of 1994


CEFAM - Diadema - SP

Art Education Methodology Teacher

Period: March 1991 to August 1992


Acting as a Freelancer

• Catholic Magazine - Diocesse of Santo Amaro

• Cover and Inner book Illustrations

• ABC Regional Journal - Grande ABC Journalistic Publisher

• ABCD Newspaper Group

• Cartoonist

• Illustration for Advertising Agencies

• Illustration of Brochures, Catalogs, Magazine Covers and Corporate Newspapers.

• Coordinator and Caricaturist of the “Caricatures Project for children” at Shopping Praça da Moça

• Illustrator and Director of “The Living Thought by Raul Seixas” by Ney Costa


Acting as a TV and Video Producer

• Byzantine Rosary Program (Fr. Marcelo Rossi) Broadcasted by Rede Vida de Televisão from 1995 to 1996

• Art by Art Program broadcasted on Channel 45 UHF (Sunday from 11:15 am to 11:30 am) and on Channel 14 TVA and Net São Paulo (Wednesdays from 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm)

• Vocation Accompanying Video Tape (Fr. Miguel Lucas)

• Video Tape Meet Jesus Christ and Our Subway Church (Fr. Miguel Lucas)

• Video Catechesis with Jokes (Fr. Miguel Lucas)

• Video Tape IX Augustinian Congress (Augustinian Order of St. Paul)

• SESI Institutional Video - Diadema - SP

• Producer and Host of the Business Focus Program for the Diadema Business Association

• Producer and Host of the Featured Culture and Art Program (WEB TV)

• Producer of the Todos Pela Educação Program (TV WEB)

• Producer of The Caracacará Socio Ambiental Program (TV WEB)


Acting as Exhibitor and Curator of Exhibitions

• Diadema Arts Exhibition at Diadema Cultural Center

• Art Exhibition at SESI.

• Visions on Global Warming Exhibition (Centennial Space IV) at the Legislative Assembly in September 2010, Diadema City Hall in August 2012, Diadema Cultural Center in 2013 at the opening of “Virada Cultural Diadema” in 2014 at ACAESP Headquarters attending children from Municipal and State Network of Diadema.

• “Our People” Exhibition From 02 to 15 October 2014 at Diadema Cultural Center.

• “The Great Rock Heritage” Exhibition (Diadema Cultural Center) From June 23 to July 13, 2016.

• “Highlighted Black Culture” Exhibition (Diadema Cultural Center) From November 10, 2016 to November 22, 2016.

• First International Humor Exhibition of the “Grande ABCD” at the Diadema Cultural Center From May 11, 2016 to May 31, 2016 and at the Shopping Praça da Moça 14. April 2017 to May 14, 2017.

• Second International Humor Exhibition of ABCD at the Diadema Cultural Center 21st September 2017 to 15th October 2017 and at the Shopping Praça da Moça from 09/21/17 to 10/30/17. Exhibition displayed simultaneously due to many works.

• Third International Humor Exhibition of ABCD at the Shopping Praça da Moça. Period: 08/09/18 to 28/08/18. Fourth edition will be held in 2020.


Acting as a writer

• Writer with Father Marcelo M. Rossi on the Byzantine Third Book

• Environmental Booklet: Soninho's Class and the Environment, awarded at the Diadema City Hall with the Dorothy Stan Award.


Performance In The Third Sector

• Founder of ACAESP (São Paulo Cultural Artistic and Sports Association) November 1, 2005.

• President of ACAESP 2 terms: 2005 to 2008 and 2009 to 2013.