About Rudy

Rudy Mercado on hill side

Teotihuacan Mexico 1998.

Rudy Mercado was born in Van Nuys California, United States, in 1962. He began his formal art education at the age of 9. As a child his aptitude for art became evident, standing out in painting and drawing. As a boy his father taught him the technique of diorama, an art in which he is at the forefront worldwide.

He has been a tireless creator and his work, whether personal or commissioned, is very extensive. His career as a scenic artist in feature films has proved to be one of his most notable achievements.
Fine art painting and particularly portraitures have also been a constant through out his life.