SALOMÓN HUERTA, Untitled Head (#4), 2001, oil on canvas on panel, 12 × 11 3/4 inches (30.5 × 29.8 cm)
Born 1965 in Tijuana, Mexico, Salomón Huerta has lived in Los Angeles since the age of 4. After completing a B.F.A. in Illustration at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Huerta attended the University of California, Los Angeles for an M.F.A. where he found a mentor in Lari Pittman. Inclusion in the 2000 Whitney Biennial gained Huerta international acclaim.