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.
"My hands know whats going on before my eyes do,
later on my head get the memo."
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"I think artists tell the times whether they 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, paint. collage magazines, bibles and medical books"
"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? To quote Carolee Schneemann:
"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"