Argentine native Tito Saenz Rozas was born into a life of fishing. As the grandson of the late Jorge Donovan, Tito has a genetic link to fly fishing’s aristocracy. Donovan was considered the dean of Argentine fishing, from the time that he and the legendary Joe Brooks introduced fly fishing in Argentina to the rest of the world. The history of their travels and the mark they left on Argentine fishing has inspired Tito as he has pursued his own fishing career, which he then blended with his art.
Formally trained in architecture and influenced by the famous Argentine painter and character artist Molina Campos, Tito used his guiding and fishing experiences to express personality through birds, fish, and even inanimate objects. He writes:
“In my caricatures I’m always trying to create a different personality. Even if it is something like a house or a boat, in my paintings they will have character. With animals I like to show the personality through the eyes. You can see a fish laughing or maybe a bird angry or sad. I think that everything has a soul and in my paintings I’m always trying to find it.”