Quetzacoatl was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1971. His father named him after the Mexican god that symbolizes freedom. Quetzalcoatl began his career in 1983 at the Andy Bueso Art Academy. Later, he studied under Spanish-painter José Azaustre; and then traveled to New York where he studied at the Pratt Institute and FIT.
Quetzalcoatl names his works with willing creativity according to his experiences in life. This poetic and emotive artist likes to paint according to the feelings he experiments invoking an emotional state as he reflects over his life experiences. His works are full of enthusiasm and optimism, which are part of his personality. Quetzalcoatl presents us in his expressionist form with well thought out works full of energy with a mastering technique of color.