Francisco Corzas was born in Mexico. He started studying art at the School of Painting and Sculpture "La Esmeralda" in Mexico during the 1950s. In 1956 Corzas travelled to Europe, he visited Rome in Italy where he followed courses on fresco painting. Corzas returned to Mexico in the 1960s, it was then when he received several prices for his work. After his return to Mexico he would further travel back and forth to Italy.