Nelo Teixeira, Untitled, mixed media, 180 x 61 cm. Image courtesy the artist and Adriano Maia Internacional. Angolan artist, Nelo Teixeira was born in 1975. Teixeira studied painting and sculpture at the workshop of UNAP (National Union Plastic Artists) and has a background in carpentry and set design. Nelo inherited an interesting family legacy of masks makers. Teixeira, whose work will be exhibited at the 2016 FNB Joburg Art Fair, plays an import and role in Lunada’s art community, teaching the younger generations some of his techniques. He has exhibited regularly since 2000 and has developed set designs for several theatre and film pieces.