Angel Cepeda Ochoa was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. He is currently a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has a background in welding, painting, and sketching. He has also worked as a web designer. His art has been showcased in student exhibitions at ASM Contemporary Art Studio Painting. An alumnus of the RE-TOOL 21 program, he is currently employed at the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture where he is in charge of doing various tasks.