Mate was born and raised in Río Cuarto and has lived in Las Higueras for a few years now. He studied microbiology and mass media production. Although he has taken different courses and workshops, his training as an illustrator is essentially self-taught. Since 2005, he has presented solo and group exhibitions in several galleries.
He has also ventured into the field of radio and theater, with various works of scenery, make-up art, art creation, etc.
He is a member of the Association of Cartoonists of Argentina and, since 2017, he is mainly dedicated to illustration, editing and collaboration with different magazines, books and websites.
In 2020 he published his first e-book, “Un año bajo la tierra”, with the publishing house UNIRIO of the National University of Río Cuarto. He is part of the illustrators’ section Tinta China of the digital newspaper “La Tinta de Córdoba” and collaborates in the illustration of literary reviews in the magazine El Diletante.
He is a member of Cartoon Movement.