ELECTED IN 2002
Robert studied at Wimbledon School of Art and Goldsmiths. He was awarded a University of Wales doctorate and was a senior lecturer at Swansea College of Art and University of Wales Trinity David.
work in painting and drawing has passed through certain distinct
phases in relation to places, themes and formal concerns, these
include the North Sea coast, destroyed urban environments, and now
predominantly rocks and clouds in Wales and Cumbria.
involve the adventures of matter in formative and destructive
processes, mutations of structure and pattern, tensions between order
and chaos, all
of this being worked on with the aim to produce a rhythmic
organisation of detail and mass that reflects the interplay of
physical forces over time.
In relation to varying conditions of light and atmosphere, these visual elements express a certain character that contributes to the totality of the landscape’s aesthetic power."Website