Robert Wellings

Works of the artist

Robert Wellings

Biography

Robert Wellings is an artist residing in Chester County, PA. Rob’s paintings and drawings are concerned with the suggestive qualities of the materials he works with, including oil, acrylic, charcoal, and pastel.

The process is one of exploration, trying to arrive at an image that evokes a feeling a mystery, a sense of place that is both foreign and familiar. From 2009 to 2012 he studied at The Academy of Realist Art in Boston and at Cambridge Street Studios in Philadelphia.

Pursuing his love of landscape painting, Rob sought a contemporary practitioner and began his studies with Deborah Paris as a student in her newly formed Landscape Atelier.

He completed the program in 2015 and is currently a teacher in the Landscape Atelier Drawing Program. Rob’s work is collected throughout the United States and internationally.

Education

  • 2014-2015: The Landscape Atelier, Clarksville TX
  • 2011-2012: Cambridge Street Studios, Philadelphia PA
  • 2009-2011: Academy of Realist Art, Boston
  • 2006-2008: Union Institute and University Master’s Program, Brattleboro VT, Master of Arts Degree
  • 1997-2000: Loyola University Chicago, Chicago Illinois, Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

Representation

  • Williams Fine Art Dealers, Wenham MA
    Williamsburg Art Gallery, Williamsburg VA.
  • Teaching
  • The Landscape Atelier

Select Exhibitions and Group Shows

  • 2016: Boston International Art Show, Boston MA
  • 2016: Small Works, Williams Fine Art, Wenham MA
  • 2016: The Great Landscape, Williams Fine Art, Wenham, MA
  • 2016: Water Works, Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis MD
  • 2016: American Landscapes, Circle Gallery, Annapolis MD
  • 2016: National Art League 86th Annual Juried Open Exhibition, Flushing NY
  • 2016: Chester County Art Association Members Show, Allinson Gallery, West Chester PA
  • 2016: Malvern Retreat Annual Art Show, Malvern PA
  • 2015: National Art League 85th Annual Juried Open Exhibition, Flushing NY
  • 2015: Philadelphia Sketch Club Annual Small Oils Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia PA
  • 2015: Chester County Art Association Annual Invitational Exhibition, Allinson Gallery, West Chester PA
  • 2015: Contemplating the Tree Exhibition, Allinson Gallery, West Chester PA
  • 2014: Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show (Spring), Philadelphia PA
  • 2014: Mt Gretna Outdoor Art Show, Mt. Gretna PA
  • 2014: Arts in the Park, Richmond VA
  • 2014: Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show (Fall), Philadelphia PA
  • 2014: F.A.N. Gallery Group Show, Philadelphia PA
  • 2013: Frederick Festival of the Arts, Frederick MD
  • 2013: Berkshires Arts Festival, Great Barrington MA
  • 2013: Scarsdale Fine Arts Festival, Scarsdale NY
  • 2013: F.A.N Gallery Group Show, Philadelphia PA
  • 2013: Mt Gretna Outdoor Art Show, Mt Gretna PA
  • 2013: Arts in the Park, Richmond VA
  • 2013: Art on the Square, Williamsburg VA
  • 2012: Opening Gala, Cambridge Street Studios, Philadelphia PA
  • 2011: Annual Art Exhibit, Academy of Realist Art, Boston MA
  • 2010: Annual Art Exhibit, Academy of Realist Art, Boston MA
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