“In this lifetime, I was able to do music, which I love, and art, which I love. On a personal
level, I’m really humbled waking up in the morning knowing I can do what I want for a
living. For me, that’s really the accomplishment.”
Artistic expression runs deep in Rodel Gonzalez’s blood. He’s a third-generation
painter, a musician and a singer having achieved great success in all his creative
Rodel began painting as a child and considered his paintings a hobby. After co-founding
the highly popular Filipino band Side A, touring the world and living his dreams as a
musician, Rodel retired from professional music to return to his first love – painting.
Today, Rodel is known for his interplay of light and shadows, details in expressions and
structures and depicts mood to which every viewer can relate.
He’s a world-renowned Disney artist, Star Wars artist and is a master of seas and ships.