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Robert was born in 1991 and completed A Fine Art Foundation Degree in Yeovil College from 2009 -2010 then achieved a Fine Art BA Hons at Bath Spa University in 2013.

Lime Tree Gallery has represented Rob since 2019 particularly in the Bristol gallery and at art fairs in London, New York, Glasgow, Cheltenham and Ascot.

Artist's statement:

My work predominantly focuses on portraiture & the human figure, both of which have intrigued and challenged me for as long as I can remember. Itís that intrigue, and sometimes frustration, that constantly drives me to push further and explore.

For me, paint, and the many ways it can be used to create form and shape, is just as much a part of the work as the subject itself. Trying to describe the human form while exploring beauty and physicality of the paint is what fascinates the most.

In my paintings I am trying to create an essence of a person, or a moment in time, rather than a specific story or concept, and then leave it open for the viewer to interpret. This is something that I love particularly about figurative and portraiture work; its ability to take on a personality of its own.

Solo Exhibitions:
2022 Artwave West Gallery, Bridport
2020 Artwave West Gallery, Bridport
2015 Creative Debuts x Counter, London
2013 Urban Outfitters in store, Bath

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019 Artwave West, Bridport Spring and Summer Show
2018 Artwave West, Bridport Spring and Summer Show
2017 Artwave West, Bridport
2017 Level 39, Canary Wharf, London Group Show
2017 Blank & White Building, Shoredich, London Group Show
2016 Creative Debuts X WeWork Paddington, London Group Show
2016 Artwave West, Bridport, Spring and Summer Shows
2015 Creative Debuts Showcase, Black & White Building, London
2015 Artwave West, Bridport, Group Show
2014 Artwave West, Bridport Group Show
2013 Float Art, River Thames Festival, London
2013 The World Did Not End, Truman Brewery Show, London
2013 Bath School of Art & Design Degree Show


Prizes:

2014 Bath Arts Fringe Open Call, 1st Prize





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