Jesus Mora was born in Naucalpan, Mexico in 1971. At the age of 13 he started to work with metal at his father’s workshop. In 1995 Mora studied drawing and painting in Mexico at “Casa de la cultura de Chapultepec” and “Unidad Cuahutemoc”. In Oaxaca, he got involve with Antonio Mandarin who taught him the technique to make “alebrijes”. In 1997 he moved to Canada and studied drawing and painting at Toronto School of Art and illustration at the studio of Mark Thurman. In 2004 he got a Drawing and Painting diploma from OCAD Ontario College of Art and Design. For the past few years he has participated in several art projects, festivals exhibitions and workshops. He has been exhibiting his work in Canada, Mexico, Italy, Germany and Serbia.
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