the artist

Stuart Rome

Stuart Rome

Philadelphia, PA

Stuart Rome

Two (2) different series of artwork from artist Stuart Rome can be found in the Pennsylvania Convention Center – the Street level houses three (3) photographs from his “Oculus” series while the Concourse level houses four (4) photographs from his “Land Suite” series.

The three photographs from Rome’s “Oculus” series are images made from within and inside giant California Redwoods and Sequoias.

Rome’s three “Land Suite” images are taken near old temples on the island of Bali.

Fast Facts

Name: Stuart Rome


Place of Birth: Bridgeport, Connecticut

1977, B.F.A. – Rochester Institute of Technology
1979, M.F.A. – Arizona State University

Notable or memorable instructors or mentors:
John Pfahl; Betty Hahn

Particular field of study or class work:

Major influences/admired artists:
Pattern recognition
Boromini, Michelangelo
William Blake
Agnes Martin
Philip Guston
Emmet Gowin
Edward Weston

Favorite materials or media:
Photographic materials

School or university affiliation (when Convention Center acquired artwork):
Drexel University

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