A native of Venezuela, Francisco holds a degree in
Architecture from La Universidad Central de Venezuela. He migrated to the United States after working for
four years as an Architect in different architecture firms
back in Venezuela.
After graduating from UCLA in TV and Film Production,
he began his career in TV and Film production working
in commercials, theatre and independent films. He created and developed illustrations and storyboards to set design and art direction for productions like: Jack Frost, Glory Dayz, Doña Barbara, Not with my Rosie, Paquito's Christmas, The Impostor, Chris & Don and others.
The opportunities for growth offered by the Hispanic market prompted Francisco to begin his career in Advertising. He established himself as a freelance Art Director for clients such as Miller Genuine Draft, HomeBase, California Milk, Processor Board, Carls Jr, Bimbo Bread, Wells Fargo, Wrangler and others.
In 1997, Francisco was hired by Mendoza Dillon & Asociados to work on Sears Roebuck & Co. accounts, including marketing events and promotion tours like Juan Gabriel gira '99, the stage for Calle Ocho and Cristina Aguilera's Tour 2000.
Francisco joined Casanova Pendrill in 2000. He has worked on Verizon Yellow Pages and Superpages.com, the Coors Brewing Company, Ferrero Rocher, DirecTV, General Mills, Home Depot and others.
In 2003, he worked with Ornelas & Associates for Nissan, Budweiser and Bud Light. Later he joined Cruz/kravetz: IDEAS as an associate creative director for Denny's, El Pollo Loco, Heal the Bay, H&R Block and others.
Francisco still finds time to help Hispanic Theatre by designing and acting for the Bilingual Foundation
of the Art and The America Theatre Art Foundation.
In 2007, he became one of the creators of the non-profit network group named Venezolanos in Hollywood.
"As an Art Director, Francisco Stohr brings a diverse creative and design experience gained from working in illustrations and graphic designs to set designs and architecture." - LMA