Alex Ramos is a self-taught painter based in Pennsylvania. He works with acrylic paints on canvas and paper, using small brushes to execute lifelike, often photorealistic paintings. He paints a wide array of subjects, including traditional landscapes, architecture and urban cityscapes, and still life. His works attempt to capture the aesthetic allure of the colorful and the complex, emphasizing vibrant colors and capturing the complex ways that different materials interact with light. In addition to these subjects, he has a popular series portraying popular science fiction characters as Byzantine-style saint icons.