For the past 34 years Artist Mari Bueno has lived and worked in Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Her works are the expressions of Amazon’s features and the enculturation in Sacred Art. Bueno’s work has been recognized both in Brazil and throughout the world where she has garnered 19 awards from Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, England, USA, Portugal and Egypt. She also participated in three exhibitions at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, where she earned an honorable mention for her works. In 2012 Bueno was the sole Brazilian representative of 140 artists from 40 countries at an exhibition at the Museum of Art in Siena, Italy. In 2013 she participated in two collective exhibitions in galleries, one in Lisbon and the other in London. During the same year she also participated in two biennials in Europe, the London Biennale, where her participation gave her a special mention and the Biennale of Chianciano in Italy. In 2014 she held a solo exhibition with 49 sacred works at the Museum of Sacred Art and Ethnology at the Shrine of Fatima in Portugal. As a Specialist in Liturgical Art and Sacred Space Celebrative Bueno’s large (480 m²) murals appear in the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Sinop as well as other churches throughout the region.