Emilio Carrasco Gutiérrez was born in 1954 in Mexico City where he spent his youth and was educated through high school. Following his studies at UNAM, where he studied with Gilberto Aceves Navarro, he became a professor of drawing at the School of Fine Arts at Complutense University of Madrid, and a scholarship student at the Ministry of Culture of Spain in Segovia. His career has included 61 solo exhibitions and 142 group exhibitions throughout Mexico, Central and South America, the United States, and Europe. Gutiérrez’ works are displayed in museums and galleries throughout Mexico, Central America and Europe. He has been awarded the “Arts of the State” and the “Colonel Pedro” prizes in Zacatecas.