Melwell Romancito aka Melody Elwell Romancito has been given the opportunity to return to painting after a career of involvement in journalism, marketing, and technology.

Romancito worked in the tech industry in the mid-1980s as a user-interface designer and tech writer and moved to Taos, New Mexico in 1986. In 1988 she became the arts and entertainment editor for the local paper and she has, over the years, written hundreds of artist profiles and articles for the local paper and also national and regional publications. She worked as a news director for a local radio station and also as a webmaster and designer until retiring in 2018.

Now she paints every day.