Roberto Torres Mata is an artist from Huntington Beach, California, and Rockford Illinois, currently located in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison for his Master’s degree and Masters of Fine Arts in Printmaking, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Western Illinois University of Macomb Illinois. He exhibited his work nationally and Internationally he has been published by Capital Times, OnWisconsin, ToneMadison, and Artdaily. He has exhibited work at the Figge Art Museum, at the Quad Cities, Illinois, and Zhou B Art Center at Chicago, Illinois. Roberto is a current recipient of the Education Graduate Research Scholars fellow and a recent recipient of the Chazen Prize.