Born in 1975 in a farming village in northen Honduras, Julio Cesar Ortiz discovered His artistic talent for drawing and painting in elementary School.Following elementary school graduation, He started his artistic training with three years of correspondence enrollment in the Modern Art School in Miami, Fl, Where He earned a degree in drawing. Then He studied and attended worshops with distinguished Honduran painters. After few years He began painting on His own, developing his own unique style..While living In Honduras Julio Participated in several exhibitions with other national well known artists.. In 1996 Julio ortiz inmigrated to United Sates embarked on a new phase of His artistic career. While living in United States Julio has been in several Art Shows In New Jersey where He lives.
Julio's artistic exhibits and awards Include :
2012 Hispanic Heritage Exhibition At The Plainfield Public Library.
2010 small collective christmas art show at swains galleries. Plainfield, New Jersey
2003 Certificate of award at the 40 Annual plainfield Art festival NJ. given by the Rotary Club Plainfield/ North Plainfield..
2002 Solo art show at the Plainfield Public library In Celebrasion Of hispanic Heritage..
1998 One person show exhibit at Mortimer Art gallery In Gladstone NJ..
1997 Art Exhibit Sponsor by the Plainfield chapter United Black Fund..
1997 Featured Hispanic Art at the Plainfield Public Library..
1997 First place in professional category at the 34 annual Plainfield art show festival.
1996 Exhibit at Gallery Casa del Sol in San Pedro Sula Hnd.
1996 Group Art Show at Hotel Copan Sula's gallery San Pedro Sula.
1996 Exhibit at Casa de la Cultura Guatemala central America.