Silva has lived and worked in the Washington, DC-area since 2008, and is one of the founding members of Kicker Collective. He earned a BFA and MAT from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Currently, he is an MFA candidate at Maine College of Art. Silva’s ongoing research explores themes of space, time, chance, and environmental issues.Silva's works have been exhibited nationally and internationally, including The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Transformer Gallery, Santo Andre Museum of Art, Cody Gallery, Touchstone Gallery, and Kreeger Museum. His work has been reviewed by The Washington Post, Sculpture Magazine.