Born in 1970 in Rio de Janeiro, Márcio Botner is an artist. He and Pedro Agilson form the duo Botner & Peter since 2003. From 1991 to 1994, he studied at Parque Lage School of Visual Arts (EAV Parque Lage), where he also taught from 2004 to 2012. He was vice president of the Association of Friends of EAV Parque Lage from 2007 to 2014. In April 2014, he became the CEO of Oca Lage, a social institution created to manage EAV Parque Lage and Casa França-Brasil. Among other actions related to art and education, he and artist Katia Maciel were the coordinators of the course “Artists Educators” at Casa Daros in 2007 and 2008. In 2003, he founded the contemporary art gallery “A Gentil Carioca” with artists and partners Ernesto Neto and Laura Lima. He is a member of the Art Basel Miami Committee since 2010.