Born in 1975, Genu Berlo is a Romanian-American artist who lives and works in New York City and Bucharest. His studies include fine arts at the Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, architecture and mathematics at the University of Bucharest. For over a decade he worked as design architect for New York City’s various architectural firms, including world’s highly renowned Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM). Since 2012 he started his own artistic practice, including painting and sculpture, and in October of 2019 took place his first solo show at Atelier030202 art gallery in Bucharest directed by Mihai Zgondoiu. Previously he participated in group shows at Contempora Gallery, Bucharest, and Ion Mincu University. His work is most influenced by the New York school of abstraction and the German neo-expressionism. His artwork can be found in private collections throughout the US, Canada, UK, Europe, Romania and the world.