Homestead by Amir Abou-Roumié
Amir Abou-Roumié is a Viennese illustrator with a focus on children’s and humorous illustrations. He has illustrated and animated for a number of exhibitions, including at the Viennese Museum of Technology, as well as for major advertising campaigns (the Austrian Energy Agency), mobile educational applications and educational projects for kids. Abou-Roumié has been drawing for as long as he can remember, doodling in his school books and doing cartoons for his school’s newspaper. He counts among his influences Klimt, Picasso and Schiele, as well as Tommi Ungerer and Sempe. And, during a visit to San Diego at age 16, he discovered such American talents as Gary Larson and Petter Bagge. For his animated projects, he was inspired by Richard Williams, Chuck Jones and Tex Avery. Abou-Roumié lives just north of Vienna, Austria, with his wife and their three young children.