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RECENT JURIED EXHIBITIONS   


2017, H2O Show, Artists Edge, Poulsbo, WA


2016, National Parks Exhibition, American Art Company, Jim McVicker-juror


​2016, Edmonds Art Festival juried show, Michelle Usibelli , juror


2015, Meadows to Mountains, American Art Co., Michael Situ-Juror

2015, Oil Painters of America, National Exhibition, St. Augustine, Florida

2014, Six Inch Squared Show, Randy Higbee Gallery, Randy Higbee-Juror

2014, Natures Gift of Water, American Art Co.-Jeremy Lipking-Juror

2014, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Jim lamb-Juror

2014, Art Outside, art/EAST Intimate Landscape Exhibition, Joyce Prigot- Juror

2014 16th Annual Expressions Northwest, Northwind Arts Alliance Greg Robinson- Juror

2014 15th Annual Maritime art Exhibition, Luke Tornatzki- Juror

2014 Edmonds Art Festival juried show, Dianna Shyne- Juror

2013 State Parks Centennial Exhibition, Eric Jacobson-juror

2013 Edmonds Art Festival juried show, Jeannie Grisham - Juror

2012 Collective Visions Gallery Juried Show, Kathleen Moles - Juror

2011 Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Show, Tracy Fugami - Juror

2011 Northwind Arts Alliance “Into the Woods” Juried Show, David Sessions - Juror

2010 Collective Visions Gallery Juried Show, Jake Seniuk - Juror

2010 Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival Juried Show, Anna Hoey - Juror

2009 Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival Juried Show, Juan Rodrequez - Juror

2009 First Annual Autumn Arts Painting Challenge and Competition - Sandy Askey Adams - Juror

 

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:


​2017, Alki Arts, Old Home Week Exhibit

Brace Point Pottery, West Seattle


2016, Out in the Open, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, David Sessions- juror


2015, Howard Mandville Small Works Show

2014 Carrie Goller Gallery, Small Works Show, Poulsbo WA.

2013 The Seaside Gallery , Group Exhibition with The Plein Air Painters of Washington

2013 The Harbor Steps gallery, Featured Artist Exhibition, Seattle

2013 Alki Arts , Featured Artist Exhibition , West Seattle

2011 Arts in the Woods at Knowles Studio - Poulsbo, Washington

2011 Director’s Gallery Solo Show - Bainbridge Island, Washington

2011 Art Walk Group Show at Alki Arts - West Seattle, Washington

2010 Arts in the Woods at Knowles Studio - Poulsbo, Washington

2010 Art Walk Group Show at Alki Arts - West Seattle, Washington

2008 Washington Academy of Music Group Show - Selverdale, Washington

2007 Frodel Gallery Solo Show at Westsound Academy - Poulsbo, Washington

2007 Checkers Espresso Gallery “Line of Sight” Solo Show - Poulsbo, Washington

2007 Arts in the Woods at Knowles Studio - Poulsbo, Washington

2006 Northwest Design Center Solo Show - Poulsbo, Washington

2006 Checkers Espresso Gallery “Second Glances” Solo Show - Poulsbo, Washington

2006 Arts in the Woods at Knowles Studio - Poulsbo, Washington

 

AWARDS


2017, Second Place, Quick Draw

4th Annual Plein Air Festival, Lighthouse Art Center, George Van Hook- juror


2016, Gamblin, Best Use of Color Award, National Parks Show, American Art Co., Jim McVicker-juror


2016, Spirit of the Peninsula Award, Paint the Peninsula, 


2016, First Place Award, Winslow Plein Air


​2016, Third Place Award, Edmonds Art Festival


2015, First Place award, Alderbrook Plein Air Open


2015, Best of Show, Artists Choice award for best body of work and Lighthouse managers award, Paint the Peninsula 2015 , Gil Dellinger - juror



2015, Best of Show, Crested Butte Plein Air Open, Oh Be Joyful Gallery, Shaun Horn- juror



2014 Best Plein Air, Natures Gift of Water, American Art Co., Jeremy Lipking-juror

2014 Second Place,Quick Draw, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Paint the Peninsula, Jim Lamb-juror

2014 Third Place art/EAST Intimate Landscape Exhibition, Mitch Albala -juror

2014 Second Place, Minatures, Edmonds Art Festival, Dianna Shyne- juror

2013 Peoples Choice, Washington State Parks Exhibition, American Art Co.

2013 Honorable Mention, Washington State Parks Exhibition, American Art Co, Eric Jacobson -juror

2013 First Place, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Paint the Peninsula, Quick Draw, Ned Mueller- juror

2013 Third Place, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Paint the Peninsula, Ned Mueller- juror

2013 Second Place, Gallery North, “Beauty of the Northwest” plein air exhibition , juror,

2012 Poster Contest Winner and Honorable Mention at Gallery North Plein Air Show - Edmonds, Washington

2010 Best of Show and People’s Choice at Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival - Kingston, Washington

2009 First Place, Best of Show and People’s Choice at Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival - Kingston, Washington

2009 Judges Choice Award at First Annual Autumn Arts Painting Challenge and Competition

 

PUBLICATIONS;

2016 Plein Air Magazine, Figures in Context,

page 45 , May 2016


2014 Plein Air Magazine, Painting Buildings and Cityscapes, page 32, Nov, 2014


2014 Natures gift of Water, Plein Air Washington Artists.

2013 Plein Air Magazine , Artists painting artists feature , page 114, March/April edition, 2013

2011 Cover of The Wild Fish Conservancy Journal

2011 Artwork for The Northwest Regional Budget

2010 Cover of “48 Degrees North” Sailing Magazine

2009 City Living Publishing, Article in Capital Hill newspaper

2009 Cover of “Opening the World” Book of Poems by Dale Favier - Pindrop Press

2009 Cover of Longborough Festival Opera - Longborough, England

2008 Cover of Longborough Festival Opera - Longborough, England

 

REPRESENTED BY:

Knowles Studio, Poulsbo, WA.


The Cole Gallery, Edmonds , WA

Alki Arts Gallery – Online

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Winslow, WA.

Oh Be Joyful Galley, Crested Butte, CO.

As a full-time artist, working mostly in plein air, I appreciate the incredible beauty that surrounds us. I strive to reflect that beauty on canvas, utilizing light and color to create a scene that captures the eye and draws a person in to experience the atmosphere of the place.

   Growing up in Ohio, I began drawing at an early age.  My first art teacher, Louis Penfield, was a great mentor who encouraged me to sketch and paint from life.  We created artwork and also constructed a studio adjacent to his home, built by Frank Lloyd Wright.  Whether painting still life compositions or collecting material for natural sculptures, I was developing an awareness of the elegance of everyday objects, people and places. 

   During my time in the US Navy, I painted scenes of the ship in watercolor. Later, I relocated to the state of Washington and studied architectural engineering at Olympic College as well as art, and soon decided to focus on my artwork.  Early influences were Deanne Lemley and Jane Wallace, both successful local artists.

   In 2006 I joined the daily painters movement after reading about Duane Keiser and Julian Merrow Smith.  I was motivated to enhance the quality of my paintings and I was inspired by the dedicated artists I met online.  My artwork vastly improved as a result of this exposure and practice. Painting full-time now, primarily in oils, I hope to continue to grow as an artist, both in technical skill and artistic interpretation.  I currently paint and teach at Knowles Studio in Poulsbo, alongside printmaker and art instructor, Leigh Knowles Metteer.

   I have attended numerous courses and workshops by outstanding artists such as Darrell Anderson, Jim Lamb and Ned Mueller.  My paintings are represented by Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Galley on Bainbridge Island, The Cole Gallery in Edmonds, WA and The Oh Be Joyful Gallery in Crested Butte CO. I have sold hundreds of paintings from my website; my work is in both private and corporate collections worldwide.

my story


 ​Robin Weiss Fine Art

plein air painter