Robert is a professional artist and lives in North Yorkshire. A move he made with confidence from Leeds in march ‘21 to be closer to his ever popular painting and expressive drawing subject matter - the North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, East Yorkshire Coast, and The Lake District.
Having qualified with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (with Honours), Robert worked as a professional Graphic Designer and illustrator for over 30 years in the commercial sector to include in-house positions with financial clients KPMG and PwC.
Following successive shows in London with his work and sell out shows in the North of England, in 2013 Robert took the decision to become a full time artist when his expressive style of painting became popular and in demand.
Since then his unique style has grown with increasing respect and he has won numerous and continual awards in leading national galleries and open art competitions. His work has been exhibited at ‘The Mall Galleries’ in London with the prestigious ‘Pastel Society’ and the Society of Graphic Fine Art with whom he is an Associate Artist.
Robert also teaches popular and regular sell out residential art holidays in the Lake District at independent adult education colleges and with HF Holidays. He is a regular demonstrator nationally for art groups and is a popular online art tutor and a regular contributor to ‘The Artist’ magazine.
In March 2021 ‘Search Press’ published Robert’s latest book ‘Drawing Dramatic Landscapes’ (the first in their ‘Innovative Artist Series’) and this first edition has received much public acclaim and is a top selling book. The 166 page exciting publication highlights Roberts’ unique style expressive style and connection to his dramatic landscape subjects. A must have for any art enthusiast and collector!