Alberto was born in Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán, Oaxaca and holds a Plastic Arts degree from the Benito Juárez Autonomous University of Oaxaca. His primary medium is printmaking. In 2016 he was the recipient of the Takeda award and to date has had three solo exhibitions in Mexico, and has exhibited in several group exhibitions both national and international.
The work of Alberto Cruz focuses on childhood and innocence, his line is pure and simple. From his lucid and mysterious narrative, each piece tells of a world of possibilities. His primary imagery is children's illustration in which Alberto Cruz finds a personal language to create his work.
He is currently one of the members of the Oaxaca Graphic and Burro Press Workshop.