Gaetano grew up in the Mad magazine, Wacky packages era, His art is fun, beautiful and diverse and beautiful combining elements of cartoon with the realism of light and shadow in a balancing of skill and unrefined rawness. Humor finds its way into his art and reflects the absurdity of life and crosses at times into the macabre and surrealism. His choice of medium is mainly pen & ink. Many of his works are straight to sketchbook without any erasing or preliminary drawings. Gaetano lives in sunny Southern California, and whose work has appeared in many products and publications and acclaimed such celebritys as Danny DeVito and singer/artist Tony Benett.