Born in 1974 in Santa Fe, NM Kucera then went on to receive his BA from the Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA in 1996. Afterwards he obtained his MFA from the Center College of Design in Pasadena CA. He has had numerous solos exhibitions some which include the Sweeney Art Museum at UCR in 2003 and the Graduate Gallery in the Art Center of the College of Design among others. He has been awarded a J. Paul Getty Trust Reaserch Fellowship and a Travel Grant from the Art Center College of Design. Kucera currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.