Sophia Pesce is an artist-teacher and graphic designer, that joined COCA art team in 2018. Sophia earned her Bachelor in Marketing and Communication from ESPM, and studied two years of Fine Arts at FAAP, both well-known institutions from São Paulo – Brazil. She is attending “TEACH in 12” at UMSL, to get her Certification in Art Education. In Saint Louis, she had worked at Bethesda as an art instructor for old adults, and now she has the same role at Southview Assisted Living. Sophia also dedicates part of her time to spread her Brazilian culture as a Portuguese Teacher, at Meramec Community College.