Artoni is a native of Wilmington, DE, now residing in Jersey City, NJ. He has studied art at the Delaware Art Museum School, Philadelphia Institute of Art, School of Visual Arts in New York, and Florida A & M University in Tallahassee, Florida.
His artwork reflects a life of inspiration from his African American heritage, his immersion in the world of music and a deep spiritual root system that all converge organically in color and form.
The tropical brilliance of Gaugin, the electricity of Van Gogh, the lineage of Beardon are all evidenced as influences on the distinctive lyrical sense of Artoni’s artwork.
He has provided images and designs for many top companies in publishing, music, and fashion, including CBS, SONY, EPIC, CAPITOL, ELEKTRA, RCA/BMG, ISLAND, FLYTE TYME, GRP, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Phat Farm, Ecko Unlimited Inc., DC Comics, Ralph Lauren Polo and DKNY Jeans, among others.
As a teaching artist, Artoni has conducted design workshops in Central America for the Instituto Nacional de Cultura in Panamá City, Colon City, and David, Chiriqui in the Republic of Panamá.
He has exhibited at the Premiere Fine Arts Gallery of Lambertville, NJ, Michelle’s of Delaware Fine Art Gallery, ComiCon NY, Cordoza Law School, Yeshiva University, NYC and internationally at the University of Panamá Republic of Panamá. His work is in the private collections of Will Downing, Nancy Wilson, George Duke, Maurice White, Diane Reeves and many others throughout the USA, Central America, the UK, Japan, and Africa.
What I Do
I create amazing art that inspires...
Rev Al Sharpton Art
Created for SWERV Magazine feature story on the
legacy of Rev Al Sharpton.
Created to honor these legendary recording artist.
For a Limited Time Only!
Special Portrait Art Commissions