Cocolvú was born in Mexico City, amidst a family where painting and music were a daily pleasure and distraction, thus, he grew up among oil paintings, paintbrushes, charcoal pencils, art books and vinyl records music, that marked many of his childhood memories. In this context, and because he was a restless child, art was a the natural resource course with on which to channel his energy.
Cocolvú had an Art and Design residence in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and sometime after that, he studied Illustration in Barcelona where he polished his talent. Cocolvú has had exhibitions and collaborations in Mexico City, Tokyo and Osaka in Japan; in Galicia and Madrid in Spain; in Berlin, Paris, San Jose in Costa Rica, and Panama City. Among his wide and diverse variety of clients have been Converse, Crayola, Disney, Facebook, Microsoft, Nike and Virgin.