Isabel Gouveia has a background in painting, printmaking and new media. She was born and raised in Brazil and currently lives in Lake Worth, FL. She graduated as an Industrial Designer from the Arts Foundation Armando Alvares Penteado in Sao Paulo, and as an MFA in Visual Arts from FAU. Gouveia has been the recipient of many awards including a merit scholarship at Ox-Bow Art School, two Friedland Project Grants, Best In Show in the County Contemporary: All Media Juried Show at the Cultural Council of PBC, and a 2014 Esther Saylor Rothenberger Merit Scholarship. Her body of work investigates processes of digital printer manipulations as a metaphor of human manipulations of the environment to express her ideas of the potential effect on our world.