Mr. Cesario was born  and  raised in the Philadelphia area. He began painting at age six, and, while in high school, attended the highly competitive Pennsylvania  Governor's School for the Arts. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tyler School of Art, where he was the recipient of a four year Presidential Scholarship,  and was awarded the Edith Weil Hecht award as the outstanding graduate in the painting, drawing,  and sculpture department. Mr. Cesario began a career as a professional  artist immediately after graduation.

His large scale work is in the collection of several tech and pharmaceutical corporations, and he is represented  in the private collections of leaders in the financial, entertainment, design, and medical professions.

Paintings range in size from 10 inches square to ten feet square, and most are by commission.

His wood jewelry has been used in runway shows, and appeared in "Vogue", "Harper's  & Queen" and "Vanity Fair".