Born in Los Angeles. Carlos Vera developed his craft as a visual artist at a young age, under the inspiration from his father Rosendo Vera, a commercial artist and abstract painter. Feeling the need to escape the complex distractions of Carlos’s LA youth, he attended a portfolio showing at Otis Parsons and was accepted to The School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Carlos spent one year at the Museum School refining his craft while feeling an undeniable urge to live in New York City. While in NYC Carlos learned about working and promoting oneself as an independent artist, this independence became an important asset for surviving as an artist.