René Hugo Arceo (b. 1959 Cojumatlan, Mexico) is a printmaker & painter who graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1985. In 1990 he co-founded the printmakers’ collective Taller Mexicano de Grabado. He has exhibited in Poland, Mexico, Spain, Canada, Nicaragua, France and the USA. René has received numerous awards including two Governor’s International Exchange Program from the Illinois Arts Council to travel, lecture and exhibit in Lublin, Poland (2002) and in Paris, France (2006). He created this print portfolio through Arceo Press, as a way of bringing artists together to collaborate at the international arena. René is a current member of Expressions Graphics of Oak Park, Illinois and the Federacion de Clubes Michoacanos en Illinois. He teaches fulltime at Monroe Elementary School.