Sergio Hernandez was born in Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, in 1957. He is a Mexican artist.

As a child, his family moved to Mexico City in search of opportunities. At 16 he joined the National School of Plastic Arts at the Academy of San Carlos in 1973 and later at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving “La Esmeralda”. In 1987 he emigrated to Paris, and then returned to Oaxaca, where he lived until 2006, the year he decided to leave the state because of magisterial Conflict of Oaxaca and said he would not return until Ulises Ruiz left the governorship.