Texas, United States
Abel Ortiz-Acosta was born in Cd Allende, Coahuila, Mexico and lived a few years in Mexico just before immigrating to the USA at the age of seven in 1973. Art has been a passion for Abel ever since he could pick up a pencil or crayon to draw with. Abel’s first years in US schools were rough, he failed the first grade because he couldn’t speak English. Today, he holds an MFA from the U. of IOWA.