About Cristian S. Aluas

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Cristian is a Romanian-born Canadian fine artist, illustrator, graphic designer, art teacher, producer, and speaker. He self-published his first graphic novel in 1996, while still in high school. He studied Animation at Algonquin College (Ottawa) and worked in TV and Feature Animation Studios, on shows like "Franklin the Turtle" and with creators like John Kricfaluci ("Ren and Stimpy"). He also studied Creative Writing and Studio Art at Concordia University (Montreal), where he refined his story-telling skills and painting techniques. In 2002, Cristian resumed publishing and began to work for himself as a full-time freelance artist and exhibitor. During the span of his professional artist career, Cristian has created large-scale murals and paintings and has his fine art in The National Gallery of Canada and The Museum of Modern Art. He also successfully owned an art school in Canada for many years, before moving to Las Vegas to be an Instructor at the Art Institute. In 2016, Cristian completed "Big Boss: Night Out," short live-action film (based on his "Big Boss" graphic novel) and it premiered at the Chain Film Festival in NYC. Most recently, Cristian has unveiled a new series of freestanding artworks at the beautiful Delano Las Vegas and he is currently excited to continue with his "Big Boss" graphic novel (@bigbosscomic) and film properties. 

* Download Cristian's Resume/CV


* “CSA” short 7 minute artist documentary of the early years (2002-2005): 

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* “MASTERPIECE" - An 'Artist’s Commentary-styled' documentary about the making of Cristian's first large-scale masterpiece (full length is approx. 62 minutes)

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