Born in São Luís, in the state of Maranhão, Glauce Pimenta Rosa now lives in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro. She has a degree in tourism, but works as a singer, dancer, educator and feminist activist and is part of art and cultural collectives such as Primavera das Mulheres, Companhia Mariocas and Tambor de Crioula. She leads workshops on turbans and Abayomi, rag dolls created by artisan and Black Movement activist, Waldilena Serra Martins, also known as Lena Martins.
As a performance artist, she appeared alongside Jessica Castro at the opening for Black Mother, an exhibition by visual artists Isabel Löfgren and Patricia Gouvêa, at the Pretos Novos contemporary art gallery (2016/Rio) and the Mario Schenberg Gallery/Funarte (2018, São Paulo). She also performed at the opening of Mercedes Baptista – Body and Dance (2018), at the State University of Rio de Janeiro. For that exhibition she produced an installation with Abayomi dolls.