Maria Pabico LaRotonda is a graphic designer and digital media artist based in Buffalo. She holds a BFA in Visual Design Communications from Daemen College. LaRotunda uses Photoshop to create surreal multi-layered digital collages incorporating her own photographs and found images. Her work has been shown widely throughout Western New York, as well as at the LACDA Gallery in Los Angeles. She owns her own company, Robot Kitten Designs, creating book covers, brochures, logos, websites, and other items for a variety of businesses. She has taught fine art and graphic/web design as an adjunct at Villa Maria College, Canisius College, and Buffalo State College. Her husband, Craig LaRotunda, is also a visual artist. For more information on LaRotunda’s work, visit robotkittendesigns.com.
Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit burchfieldpenney.org for more information.