Following the trend of many other artists, Rogoway moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico in the 1940s. Finding a home on Canyon Road, Rogoway remained at the center of the Santa Fe art scene. Known for throwing lavish parties, Rogoway soon meet his wife, Marjorie Goldbert at one of his functions and the two created a thrilling life together traveling around the globe. Making homes in France, Mexico, Spain and throughout the United States the couple entertained artists, thinkers and state officials from around the globe.
Rogoway’s personal success reached its height during the couple’s time in New York in the mid 1950’s. In New York, Rogoway exhibited among Miro, Braque and Picasso at the Museum of Modern Art and was represented by Laura Barone’s Gallery. His work now defined as somnambulist, works to invoke a dream-like state, focusing on ethereal elongated figures.