Courtney & Rommel Ricaurte
Courtney & Rommel create 2-D & 3-D stainless steel creations that embody the love of nature and creativity through processes of designing, cutting, forging, welding and painting.
Rommel, the designer, is from a beautiful region of Ecuador. Rommel's wife and paint designer, Courtney, is a native Floridian. Since 2000, their joined creativity - in drawing, painting, music, education, imagination, and talent have evolved into these unique, innovative pieces of art.
Their artwork is made from high quality stainless steel. Each sculpture goes through processes of designing, forging, fabrication and welding. Finally, Courtney applies a thermal chemical process, colored and clear enamel.
Their creations range in price from $120.00 to $12,000.00 and are a part of private collections as well as numerous public organizations in the United States. They have received many awards. They received Best of Sculpture in Fairhope, AL -2019, Second Place in Muskegon MI’s Lakeshore 2018, First Place in Windermere - 2016, Second Place in Orlando’s Fiesta in the Park 2016, First place in Fairhope, AL - 2013, in Category Arlington Heights - 2012, Best of Show in Third Ward - 2012, First Place in Fernandina Beach - 2012, Best of Show in Artclectic - 2011, Best of Show in Delray Affair - 2009, Best Display in Delray Affair- 2009, First Place in Fernandina- 2009 and Second place in Fernandina Beach - 2010. Both national and international collectors, private and corporate, treasure their creations. They have been honored to make creations for the children's poet, Lee B. Hopkins, the tennis player, Martina Navratilova, and Leap Frog Inc. The City of Deltona, FL., Charlee School of Miami, FL., Victory School of Miami, FL., Grand Haven, MI Public Library, Melting Pot Restaurants around U.S., Shelter of Abused Women in Naples, FL., Universal Shortcase Shorts Film Festival in Orlando, FL. and many more.