Salvador Andrade Arévalo was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and raised in the Chicagoland area. He received his BA from Yale College in 2010 with a double major in Art (printmaking concentration) and Ethnicity, Race, & Migration. In 2012 he received a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge in Latin American Studies. His thesis at Cambridge focused on 19th Century Mexican lithography. Most recently, he completed a Painting Fulbright in Mexico City (2018). He is currently pursuing his MFA in Painting/Printmaking at the Yale School of Art, as a part of the 2022 cohort.