Artists & Authors
Raul R. Rodriguez
Owner, Raul R. Rodriguez Design
CSU Long Beach
- Renowned for his award-winning float designs for the Tournament of Roses Parade and appearances with his macaw, Sebastian.
- Designs between 10 and 20 floats for each year's Tournament of Roses Parade, seen by 28 million viewers worldwide.
- Other projects included floats for Disneyland's 50th anniversary "Walt Disney Parade of Dreams," Flamingo Hilton, Caesars Palace, and Ferrari-Carano Winery.
- A third-generation Angeleno, he created his first Rose Parade float at age 15.
- Recipient of various awards, including "Hispanic Artist of the Year," "Citizen of the Year" by the Lions Club, and an Emmy for coverage of the 2001 Rose Parade on Univision.
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