Combined media artist Romeo Robert Tomei utilizes symbolism to interpret the normal forces of our earth. See far more of his portfolio on his web page.
My tale is extended and various. My everyday living has been an artful journey.
It has been composed that “within our environment exists a collective consciousness or a 2nd sight in which artists, writers and philosophers check out the vast spaces of their imagination.”
For me it commenced in the metropolis of my birth—Manhattan, New York Town. I was attracted to the vibrance of the artists and their inventiveness, doing work out of makeshift areas in Greenwich Village and during the metropolis.
Yes—I required to be an artist!
I had the luxury of staying surrounded by museums and artwork galleries in the course of my early several years and I absorbed all I could—sketch pad in hand—walking by the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, mesmerized by the operates of the masters.
For me curiosity and spontaneity has been my driving drive, constantly evolving closer to my dream—a dream interrupted and regained.
The actuality of creating a residing moved me to the professional globe. Nevertheless, I always remained related to art which gave me the imaginative inventiveness that propelled me by a multifarious career—artist, art director, movie output designer/producer and interior designer.
The good thing is, these belongings afforded me a lot of chances, a person getting an invitation to New Zealand as a designer which was a gratifying lifestyle shifting knowledge.
Right after numerous a long time the world at last opened up to me. Our film enterprise was profitable and our interior style and design studio designed it possible to acquire land, layout our household and breed purebred Angora goats which gave us the freedom to realize and respect the animal globe, nature with its evening skies and the purely natural natural beauty of the land. A dream arrive legitimate.
It was then, in the mid-eighties, that I constructed a goat drop with my art “studio” on the next level, ultimately regaining the aspiration of getting a fantastic artist.
Right after three decades residing the life of a high-quality artist, we sooner or later moved again to the United States and settled on the island of Maui, Hawaii, exactly where we dwell to this day.
My get the job done answers and relates to the mystical forces of mother nature, particularly, our world, which I solution subjectively. The elements that tutorial my heart, brain and arms are linked and deeply rooted in the purely natural forces of our planet and the elemental electric power that makes up the spiritual palette.
My link and interpretation use symbolism. The Moon signifies woman vitality, the Solar, male strength, the Tree, getting and transmitting strength and the Winged Chook in flight conveys flexibility. New music has also normally been an inspiration.
Now in my 87th yr on this planet, my art speaks for me. I’m even now refreshed by the creative imagination that lives in me and the freedom to convey my vision.
“If Art is to nourish the roots of tradition,
Society need to established the artist free to stick to
his eyesight wherever it will take him…
We have to under no circumstances fail to remember that Artwork is not
a type of propaganda – it is a type of truth of the matter.”
John F. Kennedy
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