About

Mixed Media/Urban Artist
Roberto Janz / A.K.A. BetoJanz

Brazilian artist based in Toronto. Inspired by rock’n’roll and skateboard movements, my work brings the energy and attitude of these cultures. From carving wood to graphic arts, my mindset is to go for it and DIY.   

Exhibitions:
2017 - One Person Exhibition, Galeria Teix. Curitiba, Brazil
2016 - Ofrenda at Hoop Gallery. Hamilton, Canada
2016 - Memento Mori: Skulls & Bones in Art at Huntington Beach Art Center. Huntignton Beach, USA
2014 - The Skull Show at Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, USA
2014 - First Kensington Market Art Fair, Toronto, Canada
2013 - Exhibition at Galeria Teix and Deforma Mostra Design (Bienal Internacional de Curitiba Collateral events), Curitiba, Brazil
2013 - One Person Exhibition, Galeria Teix. Curitiba, Brazil
2013 - One Person Exhibition, 14th Psycho Carnival. Curitiba, Brazil
2012 - Deforma Mostra Design, Curitiba, Brazil
2012 - São Paulo Design Weekend, São Paulo, Brazil
2010 - Anti-Design Festival, London, UK
2006 - 8ª Bienal de Design, São Paulo, Brazil
2005 - (My Brasil is with "S") Istituto Europeo di Design, Exhibited around Europe

Artist Mentoring / Exhibitions: 
2017 - #altmfg at Xpace Cultural Centre. East York Alternative School x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
2017, 2016 - TDSBCreates at Artscape Youngplace. OSF x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
2017, 2016, and 2015 - The Youth are Revolting! at Gladstone Hotel. OSF x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
2014 - Dare2Create TDSB show at Artscape Youngplace. OSF x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
2014 - Generation Grind at Gladstone Hotel. OSF x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
Presentations/Lectures/Workshops:
2016 - Skateboard Art Project / Project presentation for University of West Bohemia / OSF Praha / Mystic / Továrna, Pilsen/Prague, Czech Republic

2015 - Skateboard Art Project / Special Guest at University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, USA
2015 - Street Art Mash Up/Collage - Workshop to Secondary Teachers (TDSB), Toronto, Canada
2014 - Oasis Skateboard Factory, Toronto, Canada
2013 - (Algures 8) Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
2013 - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
2013 - Centro Universitário Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
2012 - (inspiração '12) Universidade Positivo, Curitiba, Brazil
Publications:
2014 - The Mammoth Book of Skulls / Running Press
2014 - Concrete Wave Magazine
2012 - Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design / HOW 
2011 - Logo Design Vol. 3 / Taschen
2011 - THRASHER Magazine (October)
2010 - CemporcentoSKATE
2009 - Idea Fixa Book
2008 - LosLogos 4 / Gestalten
2007 - Webdesign Magazine
2007 - Communication Arts Magazine
2006 - WebDesign Magazine
2006 - Revista "Gráfica"- Arte Internacional

Awards:
2014 - Best Brazilian Beer label - I Concurso Randy Moscher de Design de Rótulos.
2007 - Winner of "Camisa 12 " logo contest for Flamengo soccer team supporters - Flamengo And Globo.com
2006 - Work chosen as Highlight of 8ª Bienal ADG - Bienal Brasileira De Design
2005 - Selected poster to be exhibited around Europe - Istituto Europeo Di Design
2005 - Winner poster to the launching of Brazilian issue of the book "The Elements of Typographic Style" by Robert Bringhurst - CosacNaify