He was born in Havana, Cuba. At age 3, he fled to the United States with his family in search of a better life. In 1988, he graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York. He soon excelled his artistry as a story board artist. One of the most famous projects he was worked on was the movie, “Rock of Ages” movie musical version. He also has worked in TV Commercials such as; a Time Warner production for Telemundo and an AT&T ( “Gordo y Flaca” ) commercial for Univision. He has credentials as a set designer for renown TV channels such as; MTV Latino, Nickelodeon, and also worked as the creative visual display artist for Tower Records.
Lazaro Amaral presents a vibrant span. His work has been described as “action panting,” a continual use of potent colors, hidden images, layering and projecting motion, and life in each piece. His work has been linked to Abstract Expressionism. He utilizes 1960’s Pop icons while commenting on social issues using his unique comedic tone which he portrays through skillful prints.