The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, Arizona
Ricardo Chavarria was born in El Paso and raised in Anthony. His interest in art initially stemmed from graffiti art, and in high school he would sketch graffiti work on paper. He worked as a sound engineer for 10 years in New York City and then he came back to Anthony and began to focus on painting. In 2006 and 2007 he participated in Howl Festival in NYC. More recently he has shown work at the El Paso Museum of art, the Neon Desert Music festival and the in The Sotoa Building in downtown El Paso.