Robert Filiuta is an artist and illustrator based in New York City. He’s been making art ever since he can remember. His passion for painting and drawing has led him to exhibit his artwork throughout New York City and various publications. His work can be described as whimsical with many aspects of street art and fashion. Depicting colorful characters either skateboarding or in a meditative state of mind.
Robert was born in Romania and came to America when he was 2 years old with his family, in 1989 after the country’s communist dictatorship was overthrown by the government and allowed people visas to travel. Mainly raised in Queens N.Y Robert grew up skateboarding and surrounded by many graffiti artists who would be a big influence within his art. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration and continues to paint and exhibit his artwork while also working as a graphic designer.