Ernesto Ortiz Leyva received his BFA in Painting and Drawing from the California College of the Arts in 2005. He also attended the École supérieure d’art et de design Marseille- Méditerranée, in Marseille, France. He received an MFA degree in Painting and Drawing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2014. In 2017, Ernesto was the first Artist in Residence at the International Print Center of New York, IPCNY. His work has recently been exhibited at the Editions/ Artist Book Fair and Art on Paper in Manhattan. He recently taught printmaking at City University of New York in Staten Island and he currently lives and works in Brooklyn.
2014 MFA Painting/Drawing – School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2005 BFA Painting/Drawing – California College of the Arts
2003 École Supérieure d’Art & de Design Marseille, France