Rod (aka Openheart)is a Renaissance Man, a diverse multimedia artist whose main areas are planning and executing interior design projects, creating visual arts, and designing gemstone jewelry. Rod also uses the name "Love" when signing his artwork, because he creates each piece with love. He resides in a historic Philadelphia neighborhood in an 1890's Victorian home which is always calling for his TLC. He believes the key to success and happiness in life is to live with an Open Heart which embraces everyone. He is well known for his smile, his loving spirit and his awesome bear hugs.