Born in Santiago de Chile, Romanho, originally worked as a journalistand Producer for Telemundo. In 2001 after moving to Dallas, he began to focus intensely on his art. Roman began painting on newspaper with paints made of bark, roots andflowers from Chile andthe United States. 

Romanho Cid states that Queen Latifah once said about his works “I recognized Romanho as an original painter because of his original use ofmaterial.“ Miss Latifah says, “His paintings are unpredictable and his passion for his work is beautiful. I haven’t seen a painting anywhere that looks like this.”