Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Victor Vazquez earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Puerto Rico. He went on to complete doctoral level coursework in Education, and Comparative Religion at New York University. In 1982, he traveled to India, China and Japan to study art, literature and the cultural history of these regions. Vazquez studied photography with Jan Jurasek, and attended the School of Visual Arts and the Maine Photographic Workshop. The artist is scheduled for a solo retrospective at the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico in San Juan for September of 2016.