Inarticulate in childhood, Fortes Pakeong Sequeiradeveloped a strong interest in drawing through which he is able to express his inner world. His paintings drawdirectly on walls depicting instant and ephemeral images and moments that appear in his mind. After graduating from university, Pakeong dedicated himself to the graphic design industry as an amateur artist. In 2005, he launched his first solo exhibition “Mad! Mad! Mad! Fortes Sketches” in Ox Warehouse. In 2008 he became a full-time artist. In 2009, with a permanent marker in hand, he appeared in Art Beijing as a live painter for the first time, creating a single-color art piece over four consecutive days (7.2m width, 2.4m height). Since then, he organized solo exhibitions across Macao, Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Taipei, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Malaysia, Singapore, Lisbon, New York, etc. featuring his permanent markers and canvas. In 2015, he launched his autobiography and work collection Experiencing: Fortes. In addition to being a visual art creator, Pakeong is also the lead vocalist of the band “Blademark” responsible for writing lyrics, composing and performing. He leads the band to perform frequently in Macao, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Ningbo, Beijing, Taipei, Australia, etc., receiving great popularity among the audience.