Dalton M.Ghetti began handling tools at the young age in Brazil, he used either a razor blade or a pocket knife to sharpen their pencils for drawing and writing. His idea is to bring people’s attention to small objects, most of the pencils he uses are recycled from streets and sidewalks, he turns recoiled pencils into beautiful art.
Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Came to the U.S. in 1985 at the young age of 24.
Earned an Associate’s degree in Architecture from Norwalk Community Technical College, Connecticut, U.S.A. in 1994.
Works as a carpenter/house remodeler.
Self-taught artist: “Sharpens” pencils as a hobby/meditation.
Currently lives in Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A.