Francisco Rodriguez Maruca is a painter whose career has spanned for more than three decades. He began studying painting at an early age in his native Sonora, Mexico and later received his degree from the University of Arizona in Media Arts and Studio Art. In 1981, he started exhibiting his work in the United States and continues to paint in the medium of oil using representational technique. His paintings are in numeros collections and have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions including Jane Hamilton Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 2016; La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2011; The Fine Art Dealers Association Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles CA, 2009; Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL, 2008; NOVA Art Fair, Chicago, IL, 2006; Palm Springs International Arts Fair, Palm Springs, CA, 2003. He calls the Sonoran Desert home.