Rovetto bases her work on intuition rather than long-winded theory, she holds onto the things that surprise her and make her laugh. Her ability to draw informs her work and enables her to be inventive rather than developing and sticking with a signature style.
"I think as an artist, you point the way, you're a prophet whether you mean to our not."
"Making marks on paper is about sorting through noise."
"My images are from personal memories, mixed with my response to the news of the day. The past and the present meet and are processed. Everything is autobiographical, starting with imaginary versions of myself."
"I draw, scribble, sketch, with ink, charcoal, paint. I collage with acrylic medium I use pages from magazines, bibles and medical books like paint."
"I turn to my camera and shoot, making you look at the subject, maybe in a different way."
"My work is autobiographical, figurative, but not literal, diverse, introspective, emotive and provocative. I hope my personal stories and memories invite you to remember your own or we create new stories together."
"Feminist? Honestly That word makes me cringe. To quote Carolee Schneemann: To be the college mascot on the boys team, you have to be attractive, you just cant be any art girl. You have to be their pin-up, their cheerleader." So there exist women who resent men because they haven't been there for them. Then there are the mascot/cheerleaders who dress up and do the walk for the male gaze as an act of taking back power. Then there are these peculiar humans who live their lives, do whatever is in front of them to do as if they haven't gotten the memo they can't. Those precious humans who live their lives and make decisions not as a reaction to anything or anybody, not trying to send a message.... "