Brazilian-born and Miami-made, Romero Britto is an international artist that uses vibrant, bold and colorful patterns to reflect his optimistic view of the world around him. Britto spreads the message of hope, warmth and happiness through his artwork. He inspires millions of others because many people feel that they relate to the message he’s trying to spread. Britto did not receive formal art education from an early age so he taught himself everything. He painted on scraps of paper or cardboard or anything he could find. He was heavily inspired by Matisse and Picasso. Britto’s incorporation of pop characters and current themes allowed him to collaborate with international brands such as Audi, Bentley, Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, Evian, Hublot, and Mattel to name a few.
Romero also does a lot of charity work and has worked with many charitable organizations worldwide. He believes “art is too important not to share.” Britto has donated time, art, and resources to more than 250 charitable organizations. A believer in the role of an artist as an agent of positive change, Romero Britto is committed to developing and supporting the role art will continue to play in world issues.