Combined media artist Romeo Robert Tomei employs symbolism to interpret the organic forces of our planet. See a lot more of his portfolio on his site.
My story is prolonged and varied. My daily life has been an suave journey.
It has been written that “within our globe exists a collective consciousness or a second sight in which artists, writers and philosophers take a look at the large spaces of their creativeness.”
For me it started in the metropolis of my birth—Manhattan, New York Metropolis. I was attracted to the vibrance of the artists and their inventiveness, operating out of makeshift spaces in Greenwich Village and all over the town.
Yes—I desired to be an artist!
I experienced the luxurious of currently being surrounded by museums and art galleries throughout my early a long time and I absorbed all I could—sketch pad in hand—walking by the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, mesmerized by the functions of the masters.
For me curiosity and spontaneity has been my driving force, generally evolving nearer to my dream—a desire interrupted and regained.
The reality of creating a residing moved me to the industrial globe. Nevertheless, I often remained related to art which gave me the inventive inventiveness that propelled me by a multifarious career—artist, art director, film output designer/producer and inside designer.
The good news is, these assets afforded me numerous opportunities, 1 remaining an invitation to New Zealand as a designer which was a worthwhile existence altering encounter.
After a lot of years the entire world finally opened up to me. Our movie firm was profitable and our inside structure studio made it possible to invest in land, layout our household and breed purebred Angora goats which gave us the flexibility to have an understanding of and regard the animal world, nature with its night time skies and the organic elegance of the land. A desire arrive accurate.
It was then, in the mid-eighties, that I constructed a goat drop with my art “studio” on the next level, eventually regaining the aspiration of remaining a great artist.
Following three a long time residing the lifetime of a wonderful artist, we eventually moved back again to the United States and settled on the island of Maui, Hawaii, the place we dwell to this working day.
My work solutions and relates to the mystical forces of character, particularly, our planet, which I tactic subjectively. The things that manual my coronary heart, intellect and hands are connected and deeply rooted in the pure forces of our world and the elemental energy that tends to make up the spiritual palette.
My link and interpretation use symbolism. The Moon represents woman energy, the Solar, male energy, the Tree, receiving and transmitting energy and the Winged Fowl in flight conveys freedom. Audio has also constantly been an inspiration.
Now in my 87th calendar year on this planet, my art speaks for me. I’m even now refreshed by the creativeness that life in me and the liberty to convey my eyesight.
“If Art is to nourish the roots of tradition,
Culture ought to set the artist cost-free to adhere to
his eyesight where ever it can take him…
We will have to under no circumstances forget that Art is not
a variety of propaganda – it is a kind of real truth.”
John F. Kennedy
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