I was born in the revolutionary Havana of 1982 into what was perceived as a prosperous and fair society, which soon after the Berlin wall fell and the Soviet Union collapsed, turned into a desperate and fierce version of itself that is still struggling to survive. I grew up in such context, which pushed me to document through arts, what I was witnessing.
As a Visual Arts, I produced almost all of my art and defined the concepts, styles and aesthetics that would remain pure prior my university years at the University of Arts In Havana. At the time of getting into the University of Arts, for the Stage Design 5 years program, I was working for Theatre as a props man. While studying I kept my position at the Theatre, and also co-Design and built Set, Costume, and Props, accumulating a total of 7 years of experience. Likewise, I began my career as Art Director and Set Decorator for five years and counting, reaching also positions like Production Designer and Co-Director for TV.
I graduated from the Cuban University of Arts in 2012, and in 2013 I moved to Toronto Canada, where I am working to resume my career in the Visual Arts, and in the Film & TV Industries I am working in IATSE 873 as Set Dec/Props/Green person.
Film (short) by Nicholas Aska (Adventure, Comedy and Family) Art director, Production designer, Set decorator The journey of a university student who takes on the social evils such a bullying, homelessness and looking down on others lesser than you. He then goes on to become the most beloved one in the University.