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Chocolate and Art Show

February, 2015- This weekend (Feb 27-28), I will be part of the "Chocolate & Art Show” at KGB Studios in Downtown LA. The Chocolate & Art show is an underground art show designed to bring Angeleno's a unique Friday & Saturday night featuring some of LA's finest up-and-coming artists, photographers, and creators

Chaos Theory

February, 2015- This Saturday, I will have not one, not two, not four, but three pieces on display at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art as part of their “Chaos Theory” exhibit. It is being billed as an "eclectic mix of work showcasing what 100 Southern California artists have to offer in this non-censored exhibition that breaks the norms of a typical gallery show."
February 7-21  Opening Reception: Saturday, February 7th 5-10pm.

2013 Orange Open Exhibition

August 13, 2013- We are happy to announce that two of Tommy's paintings were accepted into the 2013 Orange Open Juried Exhibition. "PATIENCE" and "PAIN" will be on display from August 16 through August 30th at Muzeo's Carnegie Museum in Anaheim.

Ethics of a Thief

August 1, 2013- Tommy was recently approached about designing a book cover for Sherpa Press Publishing called "Ethics of a Thief". Check out the full final design and design process HERE.

The Orange County Fair 2013

July 12, 2013- Tommy has two paintings, "PURPOSE" and "PATIENCE" competing in the Masters' category at this years' Orange County Fair. The paintings will be on display in the Visual Arts Gallery from Friday, July 12th through Sunday, August 11th.
EDIT: "PATIENCE" won first place in the Fine Art -Acrylic divison of the Masters Category. Check out pics from the award ceremony HERE.


June 1, 2013- Recently, Tommy was asked by Penguin Publishing to design the cover of the upcoming book from best-selling author Greg S. Reid entitled "Think and Grow Rich, STICKABILITY, The Power of Perseverance". You can see the Final Cover, along with the variations we submitted HERE. The book will go on sale in late October 2013.

Celebrating 2012 Charity Benefit

January 11 , 2013- Tommy donated a handpainted skateboard entitled "Sing The Sorrow" to the non-profit organization Together We Rise to help raise money for foster kids. The board brought in nearly $200 to the southern california based charity.

Art Takes Times Square

June 18, 2012- Monday night, "Love In This World of Illusion" was displayed for about a minute on a billboard on the corner of Broadway and 43rd in New York's Times Square as part of an art show put on by Artists Wanted. 

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Catapult Art Magazine

June 4, 2012- This months issue of Catapult Art Magazine features a two page spread of Tommy's work. The magazine is on shelves nationwide (or you can can check out a screen shot HERE.) Catapult showcases untapped talent along side established artists.....LOVE OF ART ABOVE ALL. 

Career Day

February 23, 2012- Tommy will be a guest speaker at Career Day at Servite High School in Anaheim next month. With nearly a decade of experience behind him, Tommy will be able to give students an indepth look into the very competitive world of Graphic Design and Visual Arts.


Nov 18 , 2011- We would like to thank everyone who came out and participated in the LIVE voting at the 2011 Semi-Finals at Sutra. With your support, Tommy was able to beat 4 other artists for the title of RAW Emerging Artist of the Year for Orange County and move on to the National finals.

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Sept 2, 2011- Tommy will be one of the artists at the RAW Showcase "Junction" at Sutra in Newport Beach on Friday September 23. Pre-Sale tickets are $10 and can be purchased here. We will also be giving away several pairs of tickets via our fan page.

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Art in the Dark

August 25, 2011- Tommy will be one of the presenters at "Art in the Dark", a fundraising event for Together We Rise, a non-profit organization for foster kids. In addition to showing his work, Tommy is donating a custom, hand painted bike to the silent auction.

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The Q Sauce

July 25, 2011- Tommy has been named the Creative Director for The Q Sauce,LLC. He is now incharge of all logo and web designs as well as any other marketing materials. Check out TheQSupply.com to get the latest news about the Q Sauce and see some of Tommys work.

The Orange County Fair

July 15, 2011- Tommy has two paintings, "Love In This World of Illusion" and "Some Things Can't Be Treated" (Honorable Mention ribbon winner and Staff Award ribbon winner), competing in the Masters' category at this years' Orange County Fair. The paintings will be on display from Friday July,15th through Sunday August 14th

Motzero.com 3.0

June 1, 2011- We are proud to announce the release of our remodeled website. Rocking a fresh, new style and vibe, this site is smaller, faster, and sleeker. And for all you kids out there with iPhones, motzero.com is finally mobile friendly. Look around, check out some new paintings, watch a video, or for a little fun, take the pills to go "behind the illness" and check out never before seen sketches. Have fun and be sure to post your thoughts on our fan page

First Show of 2011

June 1 , 2011- A selection of Tommys work is currently on display at the Neighborhood Cup in Aliso Viejo through mid August

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"Gateway" music video

November 15, 2010- Local rock band, The In Between, debuted their new music video, "Gateway", last night. After winning a national battle of the bands contest, MOG and SCION produced the video. Graphics/Artwork provided by Motzero Illustrations.

The Dreams of the Desperate

September 1, 2010-This September, Tommy unveils his unique and highly anticipated new collection entitled “The Dreams of the Desperate”; a colorful interpretation of addiction and love.

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The In Between debut album

November 5, 2009-Tommy and Motzero Illustrations has been working closely with Tyler Marolf, lead singer of The In Between, to create the album artwork for their self-titled debut album which will release on November 5th. The concept for the piece was the space between death and rebirth, dark and light, and despair and hope. Tommy also created the artwork for the CD, which pictures a coccoon on a twig, symbolizing the in between stage of transformation. Click HERE to check out the artwork.

Love & Chaos/Frequency

August 21, 2009- Project Ethos and Motzero Illustrations present an art show by Tommy Orosco, one night only, August 21, 2009 at the Avalon & Bardot. 1735 Vine St., Hollywood CA 90028.

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RA&TR Album Cover

June 26, 2009- Recently, Tommy worked with Roman Alexander & the Robbery to create the cover for their upcoming, self-titled debut album. Along with the cover, Tommy also created the back cover and side panels and lended his talent to the inner photos. The album officially releases on July 10th and will eventually be available on iTunes.

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