"I want the viewer to feel as though they can step right into my work."
Diane's paintings blend luxuriant and soothing color with sumptuous texture, her brush strokes evident in every image. Her luminous beach scenes, landscapes, gardens and country retreats merge elements of fantasy with realism, accomplished by the artist's keen sense of light, texture and composition.
When it comes to being a super star in the world of poster artists, there are few who have the name recognition and “staying power” of Diane Romanello. Known for her images that put a romantic and dreamlike spin on reality, Diane feels grateful she’s able to share her work.
Spending half of her year on Long Island and the other half in Florida, Diane has developed an eye for the tranquility of the outdoors. Her vistas have a vision of places that at once seem familiar and inviting-places that perhaps we have visited and long to return to. One only has to view a Romanello horizon to escape for a moment to a peaceful place.
Romanello generously supports charitable organizations through her artwork. She contributed an original oil to United Way of Long Island to augment fundraising efforts, as well as donating “Idle Hour” to The McGaw Foundation, a non-profit arts industry endeavor for AIDS prevention, care and cure. Sales of the poster from “Idle Hour” directly benefit charities committed to supporting people living with AIDS.
Diane reaches a mythical place in her viewers. She strives to capture the place and a moment that transports her audience to an inner sanctuary. Few of us have lives that are rich with these moments. Diane offers them to us in her paintings.