Rita Thomaz was born in Lisbon in 1979. Studied Management at Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1997/2002) and Interactive Design at Miami Ad School in São Paulo, Brazil (2004/2006), before going to Ar.Co, in 2007, where did the Advanced Course in Visual Arts, finishing in 2014. In that same year she became a teacher, giving classes in the course of drawing and painting at Ar.Co. Since then has participated in several collective exhibitions, of which stand out: “Notas Surdas“ at Espaço AZ Lisboa (2016); "ARES" at Museu Geológico de Lisboa (2016), “Segunda Categoria” exhibition in the context of FEA Lisboa (2018) and " Play is a Serious Matter "at Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações (2019). Her work is represented by Fundação Carmona e Costa; Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações; Colecção Fernando Ribeiro.