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Typography and 'underground design' lover, Beto Janz was born in Curitiba, Brazil in 1981. His contact with skateboarding started in the 90's, and from this skateboard culture he got in touch with the Rock 'n' Roll movement. These two things would rule his lifestyle and work. Now living in Toronto, Beto is always … Read More
Typography and 'underground design' lover, Beto Janz was born in Curitiba, Brazil in 1981. His contact with skateboarding started in the 90's, and from this skateboard culture he got in touch with the Rock 'n' Roll movement. These two things would rule his lifestyle and work. Now living in Toronto, Beto is always looking for new references and opportunities to spread his skateboard & rock 'n' roll culture through his art.

Exhibitions:
2016 - Dare2Create TDSB show at Artscape Youngplace. (SK8 or DIY) OSF x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
2016 - The Youth are Revolting! at Gladstone Hotel. (presented by Roarockit and OSF), Toronto, Canada
2015 - The Youth are Revolting! at Gladstone Hotel. (presented by Roarockit and OSF), Toronto, Canada
2014 - The Skull Show at Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, USA
2014 - First Kensington Market Art Fair, Toronto, Canada
2014 - Dare2Create TDSB show at Artscape Youngplace. (Dangerous Grinds) OSF x BetoJanz, Toronto, Canada
2014 - Generation Grind at Gladstone Hotel. (presented by Roarockit and OSF), 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

Presentations/Lectures/Workshops
2015 - 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 - Works
2014 - Concrete Wave Magazine - Article
2012 - Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design / HOW - Hate Poster
2011 - Logo Design Vol. 3 / Taschen - Logos
2011 - THRASHER Magazine - Article about Broken Deck Skulls project
2010 - 100% Skate Magazine - Article about Broken Deck Skulls project
2009 - Idea Fixa Book - IdeaFixa Ambigram
2008 - LosLogos 4 / Gestalten - Logos
2007 - Webdesign Magazine - Article about collage works
2007 - Communication Arts Magazine - Typography Theme / ambigram Death or Glory
2006 - WebDesign Magazine - Interview and works of EstudioCrop
2006 - Grafica Magazine - 22 pages article about EstudioCrop's works

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 Read Less
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