Concept Artist / Illustrator / Painter/ Muralist / Graffiti artist/ 2D Animator / Logo designer / caricaturist / dancer
Trained as a classical animator, Nelson has spent the last decade working in the video game development field in Vancouver. Over the years he has fulfilled a number of different artistic rolls while working on video game projects for clients such as , Nintendo, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, DEF JAM, and EMI Entertainment.
During the early 90's, Nelson "Dedos" Garcia was a core member of vancouver's infamous graffiti muralist crew: the "AA CREW"; as well as a powerful Bboy crew: " Contents Under Pressure" and one of the founding members of hip hop group: " Rascalz ".
Dedos is not only recognized as one of the graffiti/b-boy pioneers in Canada but he is also a Juno Award winner for his album artwork for musician "K-OS". Early on Dedos came to the realization that his creative passion could not be contained to just one outlet or genre so in addition to showing in galleries, he is a seasoned muralist, 2-animator, comic artist, illustrator, concept artist...... His clientele include K-OS, K-naan, Avril Lavigne, Rascalz,Ebrahim, Chin Injeti, MTV, Cartoon Network,Nintendo,....
More recently, he pushes the name of his own company "nomadic alter natives" with his wife Xochitl, together they aspire to create an abundance of great things and travel the world with their' 3 children.