Coka Treviño was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and currently resides in Austin, Texas. While studying for her BFA, Treviño started working at the Museum of Contemporary Arts of Monterrey supporting the Exhibitions department, where she fell in love with the art world. She has worked for art galleries, museums, and universities, and has held every position imaginable in the industry, curating being her favorite. In 2009 she founded The Projecto in Monterrey, looking to facilitate cultural exchange with different cities and artistic expressions. In 2010 she made her move to Austin, Texas where The Projecto has been hosting international artists and collaborating with different local institutions to enable dialog and community enrichment. Currently, she’s also working as the Curator and Director of Programming at Big Medium, and an independent Music and Art curator.