Roland Becerra studied at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and The Cleveland Institute of Art. He has been awarded the Ralph Mayer Prize, Yale School of Art; the Schickle-Collingwood Prize, Yale School of Art and the Mable Wilson Woodrow Memorial Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Fellowship Show Prize. Selected Exhibitions included at the Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk, CT; Yellow Springs Art Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Fine Artist’s Workshop, Chicago, IL. His work has been published in several publications including Artnet.com and Philadelphia Style. Becerra’s short film, “DEAR BEAUTIFUL” won The Moving Pictures Magazine Short Film Contest – Spring 2007 Cannes Edition. DEAR BEAUTIFUL was selected by the judges as the Animation Prize Winner.