acrylic on canvas; 9×12″

“Rooster is a symbol of hope, expectations, a new dawn coming. Here it represents the expectations of a better future, more just, more equitable and with more tolerance (after all we need to tolerate his cries so early every morning!).”

ARTIST BIO: Michael Romanos is an architect by training and has devoted more of his time to his woodworking and his art since he retired from his DAAP/University of Cincinnati professorship a few years ago. A native of Greece, he has lived, explored, worked, photographed and painted in many parts of the world including Europe, South America and South and Southeast Asia.