EDUCATION

  • Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) 2005-2010

-Bachelors of Fine Art Drawing and Painting Major & Art History Minor

  • William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate: Ontario Secondary School Diploma    1999- 2002

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience in large-scale art production and installations

  • Drawing and painting expert: Airbrush, spray painting, latex, oils and acrylics

  • Knowledgeable of adobe’s creative suite: Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign and other Microsoft administrative software

  • Certified Working at Heights Proof of Training

  • Certified Elevated work platform safety training.

  • Certified WHMIS: Workplace Hazardous Materials information System certificate

  • Certified Standard First Aid and CPR training

  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

Neuromantix Collective, Toronto, ON

 

Artist/Co founder 2008-current

  • Stage design and installation for large music festivals and cultural events

  • Large-scale Drawing and painting, CNC cutting, laser cutting, 3d sculptures design

  • Work on elevated platforms

  • Responsible for meetings with clients to define expectations, budget, scheduling and site preparation

  • Work with fast pace environments and short time deadlines

 

Lazos Crew - Mural Form, Toronto, ON 

Lead Artist - Mural painter, 2013 - Current

  • Operate boom lifts, scissor lifts, swing stages, scaffolding and ladders under city regulations

  • Responsible for preparing image transferring upon wall surface using techniques, such as projections, pounce transfer, vinyl stencils, grid mapping or direct drawing.

  • High detail concept production with drawing and painting techniques to transfer design into the scale of the surface

Central Neighbourhood House, West Neighbourhood House, Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Centre,

Toronto, ON

 

Art Facilitator - Mural Painter    Summers 2009-2012

  • Mentored large to small groups of youths between 13- and 16 years old to create different artworks within the community

  • Worked with project coordinators to assess the scope of projects, including to budgeting, schedule and site maintenance

  • Consulted with members of the community affected by graffiti vandalism on their properties providing restoration solution with murals or other creative alternatives.

  • Prepared program schedules, outreach design, documentation, material budget and honorariums.

 

“Cesar is a valid member of the Children, Youth and Family team and we all highly appreciate his loyalty to youth engagement and his professionalism and skill in the art that he has created all over this community.”

~ Gila Reposo, Coordinator of Children, Youth and Family, St Christopher House”

Barrio Nuevo, International Brigade Norman Bethune, Toronto, ON, Caracas, Venezuela, Cali, Colombia

Arts and Culture Program Artist Facilitator   May-Sept 2010 – May-Sept 2013

  • Coordinated mural painting flash projects in seven underprivileged neighborhoods

  • Assisted project manager on strategies and program activities to outreach and engage the community in mural painting

  • Delivered creative seminars to unprivileged communities

  • Prepared project reports for grants overviews.

 

“Cesar is a very talented and committed community artist… He coordinated the creation of 6 murals in 6 different locations, inspiring young and old to participate and learn about public art and creativity arising from cultural identity.”

~ Pablo Vivanco, Youth Program Coordinator, Centre for Spanish Speaking peoples

 

Harbourfront Community Centre, Toronto, ON

Mural Painter-Art Facilitator   July 2002 - August 2007

  • Painted over 20 murals with other artists and people from the community

  • Delivered mural painting and design workshops to youth at risk, adult shelters, and senior houses and provided arts and crafts workshops for walk-in after school program

  • Assisted project coordinator with schedules, reports, budget, and work plan.

  • Worked on heights using ladders, scaffolding, scissor lifts and other equipment following health and safety procedures.

 

“Cesar is an exceptional Artist and Community Builder. He uses art to engage, to effect change and to unite young and old."

~ Michael Brown, former Art Project Coordinator, Harbourfront Community Centre

 

 

 

MURALS

2019 - DECIEM, Abnormal beauty Company, Toronto, ON

2019 - Korean Tourism Council, Toronto, ON

​2019 - Weather Network Channel, Oakville, ON

2019 - The Only Cafe, Toronto, ON

2019 - Aritzia, Toronto, ON

2019 - Mundo Media, Toronto, ON

2019 - Gustav Mucha, Toronto, ON

2018 - Phil Cote, Original Family, Dundas & Jarvis, Toronto, ON

2018 - Christi Belcourt, Wisdom Of the Universe, Picton, ON

2018 - The Only Cafe, Toronto, ON

2018 - Alternity, Toronto, ON

2018 - The ShoreLeave, Toronto, ON

2018 - Lone Star, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, ON

2018 - Pizza Pizza, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, Toronto

2018 - Grouch, Toronto, ON

2017- Bud light, Wasaga beach, ON

2017- Phil Cote, History of the Land, Toronto, ON

2017- National Holocaust Memorial, Ottawa, ON

2017- Parkdale Bell Box, Toronto, ON

2017- Lit Studios, Toronto, ON

2017- Bone Fi Dogs, Toronto, ON

 

2016 – Toronto Zoo, Toronto, ON

2016 – Acura, Calgary, AB

2016 – Bell, Calgary, AB

2016 – Cranberry Resorts, Collingwood, ON

2016 – Crayola, Lindsey, ON

 

2015 – BMW, Calgary, AB

2015 – The Only Café, Toronto, ON

2015 – Alternative Thinking,, Toronto, ON

2015 – Crayola, Lindsey, ON

2015 – All Stars Music Festival, Fenlon Falls, ON

 

2014 – BMW, Calgary, AB

2014 – Bell, Calgary, AB

2014 – Kreppes, Kesington Market, Toronto, ON

2014 – The Only Café, Toronto, ON

 

2013 – Fundacreamor, Cali. Colombia

2013 – All Stars Music Festival, Fenlon Falls, ON

2013 – The Only Café, Toronto, ON

 

2012 – TechSafari Studios, Montreal QC

2012 – St Christopher House, Toronto, ON

 

2011 – Central Neighbourhood House, Toronto, ON

2011 – St Christopher House, Toronto, ON

 

2010 – Barrio Nuevo, Caracas, Venezuela

2010 – Shoreham, Toronto, ON

2010 – St Christopher House, Toronto, ON

2010 – The Only Café, Toronto, ON

 

2009 – All Stars Music Festival, Fenlon Falls, ON

2008 – DPNC Symington and Dupont path way, Toronto, ON

2007 – Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON

2006 – Youth Link, Toronto, ON

2005 – Seaton House, Toronto, ON

2004 – Harbourfront Community Centre, Toronto, ON

2003 – Harbourfront Community Centre, Toronto, ON

2003 – Sam’s the Record Man, Toronto, ON

2002 – Roncesvalle Ave and Write St, Toronto, ON