Born in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
BFA, Visual Arts, National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Resides in New York City. Cartoonist, illustrator & independent animator.
Recently held his 18th individual exhibition at Berkeley College and has participated in over a hundred group exhibitions worldwide.
Awarded grants from The Puffin Foundation, NALAC, LMCC, NYSCA, US/MEX Fund for Culture, and awards for his humorous work in the US, Greece, Japan, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Italy.
His drawings appear in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, Nickelodeon, Mad Magazine, INXart.com, and in European publications such as The International Herald Tribune, The Spectator, Prospect (England), Ode (Holland) Hauser (Germany), Nebelspalter (Switzerland), Red Bulletin (Austria), and his cartoons have been included in dozens of international humor anthologies.
His short animation The Manhatitlan Chronicles about Mexican culture in New York has been screened at more than 50 international film festivals and venues like the Guggenheim Museum and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid (awards at CineFestival, San Antonio TX and the Ajijic Film Festival, Mexico). He has also createdanimation shorts for MTV's Liquid TV and the Latino Public Broadcasting. His cartoon book Cats Will Be Cats was published by Plume/Penguin Books and he illustrated My Teacher Can Teach…Anyone by Lee & Low Books.
A permanent art project in faceted glass commissioned by the MTA-Arts for Transit program was recently installed in a subway station.