Born in 1985 in Honduras, Carlos has been painting at a professional level from a very early age. He began his training at the University of New Orleans, majoring in Fine Arts. He was then classically trained at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts by master realist painter Auseklis Ozols. Lopez has shown at numerous galleries including the Garden District Gallery, the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, NOMA, The New Orleans World Trade Center, and Gallery Orange, LA. His work is in private collections nationally and internationally.