Juan Jose Fernandez was born in Caracas, Venezuela 1990. He is a cartoonist and comics maker. He grew up in Cleveland, OH and later moved to Pittsburgh. He fell in love with the city. He co-organizes the annual Pittsburgh Zine Fair and does educational outreach for Comics Workbook Rowhouse Residency in Swissvale, PA. He leads the Pittsburgh Comics Salon, a series of free monthly events aimed to build solidarity among a growing network of cartoonists and comics makers. In his personal arts practice, he makes work that explores how we see and remember the world.