Born in New York City and raised in the Dominican Republic, Rocío studied Advertising Communication at the Universidad Iberoamericana de Santo Domingo and throughout her college years had a strong passion for Photography. She relocated to San Francisco, CA and received her MFA in Commercial Photography at the Academy of Art University, with an emphasis on environmental portraiture.

In the last few years she has been showing her work in multiple galleries throughout the bay area, teaching art to children and freelancing.