Edgar Fernandez was born in Los Angeles, California in 1990. In 2000 his family moved to Phoenix, Arizona where Edgar discovered his Chicano identity and his passion for creating modern ancestral art. It was through collaborating with his community that sparked his motivation to choose to be a professional artist. Fernandez completed his BFA in painting at ASU in Spring 2019. Since 2013, he has accomplished public recognition in Phoenix, AZ through solo exhibitions, group shows, awards, mural projects and is working with youth around the valley to find their creative expression through his artistic workshops. Edgar's focus is to embrace his ancestral spirit that flows through his heart and projects it to his community.