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Ro Martinez Solo Show “A Crazy Little Thing Called Love”
September 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ro Martinez emigrated from Colombia, South America in the 1970s. She presently lives in Inverness and creates abstract and op-art. Many of her pieces have an Inca influence reminiscent of her Hispanic heritage. After a successful 32 year acting and modeling career Ro decided to return to her love of painting in 2017.
When she became a citizen she fell in love with America and its people. The melting pot made up of people from all backgrounds is the inspiration for her Crazy Little Thing Called Love art show. Her series of butterflies and hearts represent hope, a positive message and a story of unconditional love.
She is teaming up with Paint22, a charitable organization in Tampa.They are bringing awareness to the difficult topic of veteran suicide. Martinez along with Paint22 believes in the healing power of art. They help Veterans utilize art as a creative outlet. Teaching them to express themselves when words are not easily found, and to ease difficulties with PTSD, physical and social challenges they may experience.