Romany was born in Ireland in 1960 and moved to England in 1978 He settled in London, moving to Brighton in 1989.
His sculptures, modelled in clay, and cast in bronze or cold-cast bronze resin have ranged from statuesque indoor torsos to heroic outdoor landmarks and mainly inspired by the human form. In later years he developed his style to deconstruct the human form, including the use of shattered windscreen glass to explore the space and light around the form. He started exhibiting his work in the Brighton Festival
His sculptures and paintings have been acquired by collectors worldwide, from countries including the USA, Australia, Hong Kong and the Middle East, and all over Europe.