Ramiro is a physician and color pencil artist. After retiring from his professional
career in the field of Urology, he studied Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art and
philosophy of floral arrangements. After the death of his teacher, he taught
himself painting with color pencils, and later on, received formal instruction at the
Chicago Botanic Garden. Later, he was started on various media under the
tutorship of Heeyoung Kim at the Brushwood Academy. His botanic artistry has continued on color pencil, mostly representing Autumn leaves and also flowers, with complementary essays. Ramiro has participated in several local exhibits and on juried international exhibitions.