Albert Ramos Cortés was born in Barcelona, Spain. In 1998 he began an illustration and graphic design career in Spain. In 2004 he moved to the United States to study illustration and to further develop his skills. He enrolled at Academy of Art University and, during the pursuit of his BFA, he continued to work for various clients in Spain. All the while, his interest in fine art had been growing. After graduating cum laude in 2009, he decided to continue his studies at his alma mater, where he eventually obtained his MFA from the School of Fine Art Painting. Cortés has won numerous awards for his art, and his work has been published in several magazines and books. He has shown at galleries such as the Waterhouse Gallery in Santa Barbara, the Modern Eden in San Francisco, and the Galeria Artelibre in Zaragoza, Spain.