Darcy Obokata was born in London ON ,where he gravitated towards mark making from his early years. His creativity was nurtured and guided through elementary and secondary school, where he completed the Beal vocational art program. Upon the completion of his most thorough and structured art instruction, Darcy took the task of advancing his artist practice himself. Refining his craft in non-conventional ways while working and collaborating with artists throughout Canada, the US, Southeast Asia, Australia and Brazil. It is only through this community of colleagues and compatriots that his art is fully realized.