He was born in the eighties, in Lisbon, Portugal. He currently lives and works between Zurich and Lisbon.
In 2010, he ended his Degree in Painting at Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa (Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon). In the same year, he moved to Germany and lived in Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig and the Alps, from 2010 to 2017. In 2011, Dealmeida Esilva was part of a residence organized by e-flux, with the artist Liam Gillick, in Basel.
Throughout his artistic path, Dealmeida Esilva has exhibited work in Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic and in the Philippines.