Designer of environmentally interactive, kinetic, light and sound sculptures (sculptures that interact with the environment such as wind, water, etc.) since 1980. Since 1999 he specializes in the design and execution of large to monumental kinetic and light sculptures for public places from his studios in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA and Geneva, Switzerland. His passion in life is Kinetic Art for Public Places. With this passion, as president from its inception, he co-founded the Kinetic Art Organization (KAO) in 2001 with a German and a US fellow Kinetic Artist. Now, with more than 1,000 members in over 60 Countries around the world, KAO has become the largest kinetic art organization in the world. All Ralfonso kinetic sculptures move, as they interact with water, wind, electricity, as well as with the natural environment and most importantly, the viewer.
He has been invited to teach or lecture about Kinetic & Interactive Art and STEAM EDUCATION (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) at numerous Universities and Art Panels around the world.
In 2013 he was invited by the Tsinghua University to teach the first ever Kinetic & Interactive Art course in China.
As a Kinetic Artist, his sculpture designs range in size from 2ft. to 10ft (70cm – 3m) for private collections & exhibitions and from 10ft. to 270ft (3m – 80m) for public places. Sculptures have been exhibited or installed in Switzerland, Netherlands, Russia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, France, Taiwan and the USA.