Roma has a Diploma of Art and Design, majoring in painting from Prahran College of Advanced Education. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for several publishing companies and has produced art books which have included writing, illustration and construction.
Roma has been a community artist from the mid 1980s, teaching drawing and painting classes to all age groups in primary and secondary schools and in art material suppliers’ workshops. Roma has experience in various artistic styles and mediums. Currently she is experimenting with different effects and formats in the art of papercutting.
Inspiration:Drawing is fundamental to all Roma's art. She love the shadows and lace-like effects that papercuts create.
She works from a single sheet of paper using silhouetted figures and detailed patterning to create contemporary urban and intimate domestic scenes. More recently Roma has drawn inspiration from her home in Box Hill.
Areas of Expertise:Drawing, Paper Cutting, Painting