Salvador "Chava" Mancera is a Mexican born artist currently based in Chicago, IL.  He began his love for art at a young age when enrolling in his elementary school orchestra.  Studying classical violin throughout college, he received an Associate in Arts from Elgin Community College.  A self-taught photographer and abstract painter,  his work finds influence through music, nature, and his day-to-day experiences. 

Exhibiting work throughout Chicago, his most recent exhibition was at Mixed Co. Salon, a Hair Salon in River North.  Other works have hung in galleries including; Tom Robinson Gallery, Sugar Fly Salon, Savvy Settings Home, and Cup & Spoon Cafe.  Chava has also found great success selling his work privately.