Mariscal is a full time art instructor at San JoaquinDelta College in Stockton, Ca. Also at Delta College, he studied ceramics with Bruce Duke ,whose ceramic program produced, Viola Frey, Michael Lucero and Bill Abright . Mariscal has taught in very diverse venues to include a school for developmentally disabled adults, a state prison , the National School for the Arts in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to workshops in Brazil . He has traveled extensively in Latin America to include, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Brazil. Mariscal holds a B.A. in Art History from the UDLA inCholula,Puebla, Mexico and a Master of Arts degree from CSU, Sacramento. Mariscal’s creative work is figurative in nature, derived and inspired from his travels, personal feelings, interactions, reactions and connections to the world and the human condition. Mariscal is also a Viet Nam Vet.