Vinicio Bastidas was born in 1971 in Quito, Ecuador. In Quito, he studied Arts and earned his academic degree in Painting and Printmaking in 1998.
Highlights of his academic studies include the course "CreativeConsciousness” by Professor Alvares (1997, Quito). He was granted several scholarships for foreign studies (1994 in Mexico and 1997 in France).In 2017 Vinicio Bastidas finished his master degree in Arts at the Arts Faculty of Universidad Politecnica in Valencia, Spain. In December 2017 he was part of the second Conference of Printmaking and Arts Editions in Campeche, Mexico), where he held the speech „El cuerpo disperso“ (Femicide). He is currently working at his doctoral thesis. Since 1990, Bastidas has had numerous exhibitions in Europe and Latin America.