Robert is a member
of the prestigious Royal Society of Marine
Artists (R.S.M.A.). His work can be seen at the Mall Galleries,
London, at their annual exhibition and with other members
throughout the country, in marine related shows.
work in London at the Mall Galleries, with the Royal Society
of Marine Artists (R.S.M.A.), the Royal Institute of Oil Painters
(R.O.I.) and previously at the Carisbrook Gallery, London
with the Guild of Aviation Artists (G.Av.A.).
In 1993 Robert exhibited for the first time with
the Royal Society of Marine Artists and in November 1997 he
was elected a member and was subsequently featured on Tyne
Tees Television's "A Day In The Life Of ..." series.
the current Archivist
for the Society.
It has been primarily
because of this exclusive membership that Robert's work hangs
in exhibitions with many of the country's leading artists
and has come to the attention of some prominent collectors,
which has enhanced his already established reputation.
Born in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire
in 1949, Robert worked in the Structural Engineering field
as a Computer Aided Design Manager until 1992 when he moved
to Whitby, North Yorkshire and became a full time painter.
Working in Watercolour,
Oil, and Pastel, Robert's inspiration is the challenge of
capturing light and atmosphere in a contemporary impressionistic
He paints, mainly landscape
and coastal scenery, around his home in North Yorkshire, and
on painting trips to Cornwall, the South Coast, Wales, Scotland
and further afield in Venice, Greece, France and India.
Although primarily a landscape artist, Robert occasionally
paints interiors and figurative subjects. As always, Robert
strives to reproduce the quality of light in the chosen subject.
an elected member of The
Fylingdales Group of Artists who have their Annual Exhibition
at the Pannett Art Gallery in his home town of Whitby.
Robert holds his Annual
Exhibition in Whitby at the end of May &
regularly demonstrates & tutors Workshops for Art Societies
and painting groups throughout the country, in watercolours,
oils and pastels.
book, entitled Painting Boats & Coastal Scenery
was published by Crowood Press in August 2009 and Painting
in Pastels in September 2010. Painting Landscapes
in Oils was published in February 2012. Signed copies are
available from our secure online shop
His work has been featured in several publications, including
The International Arrtist, The Artist, The Artist & Illustrator,
Pratique des Arts, Paint & Draw, Yorkshire Life, Yorkshire
Today, 'How to paint Watercolour Landscapes from Photographs'
and the Dalesman to name but a
DVDs produced by Townhouse Films; 'Successful
Summer Landscapes In Watercolour', 'Painting
Atmospheric Watercolour Landscapes', 'Oil Sketching On Location'
and 'Atmospheric Coastal Watercolour Landscape', together
with 7 self produced DVD Downloads are available from our