Javier considers himself, a late bloomer. However, he grew up in a family of artists and when he was a kid; their house was filled with drawing on the walls. The work of his father is recognized as the longest wood mural in Asia and is now displayed at the PNB building. His siblings are attracted towards the art and he himself is an Architecture graduate of LCC. Art has always surrounded him and so the heritage has claimed him. He is set to seriously pursue his craft and find a fruitful life as a fulltime artist.
Javier first exhibited at the Dizon Ramos Museum with his younger brother in a show entitled Back to Back Darel Javier and Holtz Javier in January 2011. His first one-man show was Evolution: Past to Present Artworks, a survey of his works from realism, impressionism to cubism at SM City Bacolod in September 2011. He has participated in a number of group exhibitions in Iloilo and Negros. He is also a member of AAB and the Art Association of the Phil.