Based in Las Vegas, NV, and known for large-scale installations and sculptures that manifest his interactions with American pop culture and the Latinx experience, Favela has exhibited his work both internationally and across the United States. Favela’s installations have been commissioned by museums including the Denver Art Museum, CO; and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, AR. He is the recipient of the 2018 Alan Turing LGTBIQ Award for International Artist. Favela hosts two culture-oriented podcasts, Latinos Who Lunch and The Art People Podcast. He holds a B.F.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.