Rob (who HATES writing in 3rd person) is in the midst of a transformational year in his art career. In late May 2018, a studio fire all but destroyed his Toronto studio and his complete inventory of artworks. (YIKES!) After over a decade of working as an artist, it is exciting to have a fresh start. With these new beginnings, come new experiments and new artworks!
2019 is a big year landmark year for many reasons. It marks Rob's 15th year as a professional artist! (Which is kinda like 30 years in regular-person-career years!) Coincidently, he has completed about 1500 works of art! (Strange coincidence!) Rob has shown in over 125 juried & solo exhibitions and has participated in The Toronto International Art Fair, The Artist Project, The Winter One of a Kind Show and numerous art-trade shows! In the last year alone, he exhibited in Toronto, Caledon, Cleveland, California, Chicago (**all the big 'c' places!) Rob is currently represented in a few Ontario galleries, and in a few USA galleries as well.
Rob is thrilled to have his art in the permanent City of Toronto’s Art Collection, and in the private collections of several Mayors, Alex Lifeson, Stuart McLean & Ann Marie MacDonald. You will find his art and his commissions in many private collections all over the world from Istanbul to California.
Rob has been profiled in Argyle Magazine, Neighborhood Living Magazine, The Society for Commercial Archeology, Spacing Magazine and many others. You can also currently find Rob’s merchandise at several Ontario retailers.
Rob's acrylic paintings are intentionally upbeat and humourous. His vintage-inspired work is instantly identifiable! It has a clever approach to pop culture that often merges political topics within whimsical compositions.
• Toronto City Hall
• Mayor Phyllis Morris
• Alex Lifeson
• Stuart McLean
• Ann Marie MacDonald
• Best Booth: One of a Kind Christmas
• Best Social Media OOAK Christmas
• Special Award: Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts Show
• People's Choice Award Junction Arts Festival