Hugo Rojas was born in Mexico City, the second son of Oscar Rojas and Bertha Godinez. During his early years, he moved to a small village called Congregación Almoloya in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he grew up. Hugo Rojas currently lives in New York City where he has been exploring photography, video and street art as a means of intervention. His photography has been exhibited in Mexico, the United States, and Spain. Hugo has completed his graduate degree in Media Studies at the New School. Currently, he has different art residencies in New York City.