A devastating car accident on Friday, August 25, 2023, took the lives of Aimee Cardoso and her husband Lucas Cardoso on Interstate 35 in a heartbreaking loss for the community.
Who was Aimee Cardoso?
Aimee Cardoso served as the distinguished Executive Director of Art Tooth, a nonprofit arts organization in Fort Worth powered by local artists. She was known for her exceptional leadership, dedication, and professional accomplishments that uplifted Art Tooth. Her strengths went beyond her formal role, including team development, project management, and seamless event execution.
Aimee Cardoso was born in Brazil and moved to the United States when she was 18 years old. She graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Art History and Museum Studies. She joined Art Tooth in 2019 as a Program Director and became the Executive Director in 2021. She was instrumental in organizing various exhibitions, workshops, and festivals that showcased the diverse and vibrant talents of Fort Worth artists.
Who was Lucas Cardoso?
Lucas Cardoso was the husband of Aimee Cardoso and a talented musician and composer. He was born in Brazil and met Aimee when they were both studying at Texas Christian University. They got married in 2018 and shared a love for music, art, and travel.