Rom took the Architecture course in college and along the way found that his heart leans to where he naturally excels – in drawing and painting. He soon went into employment and has learned to be equally proficient in illustration, waterpainting, oil, sketch and caricature, among others. His various jobs as Creative Manager, Group Art Director and Managing Partner in different companies endowed him expertise in all facets of advertising, publishing, info graphics, printing and designing.
His most famous work is MODESH, the ubiquitous yellow mascot of the Dubai Summer Surprises and is now known as a global brand of Dubai. You will likely recognize some of his numerous commercially successful artworks in the gallery section of this website. Many are specially commissioned. A prodigious artist, he has produced over 300 original artworks.
Rom is an accomplished musician and has travelled overseas to play the lead guitar and the drums in a professional band. He lends his musical gift to his Church whenever called upon. All his three children followed in his footsteps and are now successful artists in their own careers.
He has stayed in Dubai for over 25 years now calling it their home.