Roberto Jamora was born in 1987 in Annapolis, MD and grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He lives Queens and works in Brooklyn. He holds a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and a MFA in Visual Arts from Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY). He was an Emerging Artist-Teacher Fellow at Joan Mitchell Foundation and also taught at Purchase College, SUNY. He was awarded a 2018 Artist Community Engagement Grant from the Rema Hort Mann Foundation. Previously, he has participated in artist residencies at Joan Mitchell Center, Ragdale, and Sambalikhaan. His work has been included in exhibitions at JuiceBox Art Space, Norte Maar, Shockoe Artspace, Good Enough Projects, Quality Gallery, Scott Charmin Gallery, Fouladi Projects, The Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelly Foundation, Open Space, Outlet Fine Art, and ArtHelix.