Showing posts from September, 2010

Group Exhibit at Berkley Gallery

  Group Exhibit Berkley Gallery Warrenton , Virginia October 9-23 Artists’ reception: Saturday, October 9, 4-8 p.m. Robert will be exhibiting his newest work at Berkley Gallery October 9-23. This group exhibit , also featuring artists Michael Godfrey , Ed Hatch , Michael Davis, Brad Stevens and Dennis Perrin , will open with an artists’ reception on Saturday, October 9, from 4-8 p.m.   Located on the corner of Second and Main in historic Warrenton, Virginia, Berkley Gallery showcases more than 40 artists and has been warmly welcomed by art collectors in the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C., area. Please join Robert on his Studio Facebook page and visit the events tab for this exhibition , join in on the conversation and leave comments about the upcoming show! (Map to the Gallery) For more information, visit Robert's news page on his website . For more information about the gallery visit .

"Millwood Road (Grey-Cat Bird)"

Presenting… I just finished this up on Saturday in time for it to dry and have ready for the Group Exhibition at Berkley Gallery in Warrenton, Virginia, October 9-23, 2010 with the artists’ reception on Saturday October 9, 2010 from 4-8 Pm. “Millwood Road (Grey-Cat Bird) ” “Millwood Road (Grey-Cat Bird) ” Oil, 29 x 14 As always, I am drawn to architectural elements, especially those with character and age. This particular brick pillar and concrete urn sit at the entrance to a country estate in northwest Virginia, a horse farm, I think. The Burwell-Morgan Mill, a working historic grist mill is just up the street, and twice a year they hold an art show that is extremely popular in the area. I would exit off Route 50 and turn onto Millwood Road (State Route 723) to drop off my painting and drawings for the show and would always pass these beautiful entrance gates to the estates and horse farms on Millwood Road. Finally, on one trip up to Millwood, I stopped, parked my car, gr

Streaming LIVE from the studio today...

Streaming Live today from my studio! I will be working on my current painting "Cat on Route 625" - I am in the process of painting the second and final layer of color on the Gray Cat bird. You can watch here below or go to my Ustream channel . The chat stream is also below for you to leave comments. Streaming Video by Ustream.TV

Birds in Art opening!

  Birds in Art Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, Wisconsin September 11 – November 14, 2010   Robert's painting "Ramsey's Porch (Mourning Dove) " has the prestigious honor to be included in the 2010 Birds in Art exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum , September 11 through November 14, 2010, in Wausau, Wisconsin.   Organized annually since 1976 by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum , Birds in Art presents the very best contemporary artistic interpretations of birds and related subject matter. Each year, a jury selects approximately 100 works to take part in the exhibit. This year, 547 artists from around the world submitted 922 pieces of art. Robert is one of approximately 115 juried artists selected for the exhibit; the show will also include the work of many master wildlife artists.   "Ramsey's Porch (Mourning Dove) ," a 14- by 7-inch oil painting captures one of those moments in life that's there for a short mom

Robert joins the faculty at ArtHaus!

Robert joins   ArtHaus Visual Arts Studio   Robert joins the faculty at ArtHaus Visual Arts Studio in Midlothian, VA. were he will be teaching the Adult and Teen Drawing and Painting classes. The school is located at 1811 Huguenot Road, #304, it has two studios in the front perfect for drawing and watercolor classes, demonstrations and lectures. In the back of the school it has two large rooms one which is the ceramics studio with a kiln and the last studio will be great for a painting studio. After seeing the school Robert said "I wish there had been a space like this when I was going up!"   Robert will be offering many different classes and workshops through ArtHaus from the beginner to advance in drawing and painting. The classes are designed to build on one another, Basic drawing to understanding value, a class on composition and color leads to being a better painter. The list of class offerings is on the website. Robert is teaching three classes

Art and the Animal opens today!

  Art and the Animal Society of Animal Artists' 50th Annual Exhibition     San Diego Natural History Museum San Diego, California September 4 - October 31, 2010   The Society of Animal Artists' 50 th Annual Art and the Animal exhibition opens today at the San Diego Natural History Museum in San Diego California. This is the society's 50th annual exhibition of the world's best wildlife artists. The jury this year had the overwhelming task of selecting from 434 submissions by 256 artists.  The list of the honored artists is… Sue deLearie Adair Al Agnew John N. Agnew ...Karen Allaben-Confer Douglas Allen Charles Allmond Tom J. Altenburg William Alther Paul Apps Patti Lynn Arbino Julie G. Askew Gerald G. Balciar John Banovich Barbara Lee Banthien Al Barnes Robert Bateman Cheryl Gervais Battistelli Julie Bell Renee Bemis Julie Bender Linda Besse Thomas J. Bishop Allen Blagden Peta Boyce Burt Brent Carel P. Brest van Kempen Geo