Antonio Abadia was born in 1984, in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico. At only twenty two Antonio Abadía has developed a fascination in the indigenous people of his state. In April 2006 he founded a non profit, non governmental organisation, Raiz Indigena. The organisation provides a space for indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico to exhibit and sell their art work and runs free workshops for the indigenous people. Escobar now devotes all his time to the organisation and his painting. For further information on his life please refer to his CV pages.