About the Artist

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News, Shows
& Awards



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Member of the
Portrait Society of America
Dedicated to the traditions
of fine art portraiture.

News, shows and awards
For his portrait, "A Sitter's View", Robert won the 1st prize in a nationally curated portrait show held at The Goodman Gallery- Lyme Art Association in Olde Lyme, CT. From more than 200 portrait artists' submissions nationwide, 63 were chosen to be judged by renowned artist Mary Minifie, master.

After competing with more than 60 portrait artists from all of New England, New York and New Jersey, Robert was commissioned to paint two CEO's (outgoing and incoming) for Pitney Bowes, a major world corporation with offices in over 130 countries.

After elimination processes, four finalists were invited to their World Headquarters. Personal interviews and presentations were held, after which Robert was chosen to paint both CEO's.

Awarded "Best In Show" for his self-portrait "The Sitters' View" at the Huntington Arts Councils' "A brilliant disguise" portrait competition, where more than 200 entries were received.

The aforementioned award prompted an invitation to display three works of his own choosing to be hung in the Masters' Gallery in Huntington, New York at a 30 day show.

Robert was also invited to participate in a 4 artist show of portraiture at the Art-trium Gallery at Melville, Long Island. The duration of the exhibit was three months.

Awarded 4th place in a portraiture competition at Elderfields' Preserve in Manhasset, Long Island. The juried show was held by The Art Guild of Port Washington.

Awarded "Best In Show" for his still life "Sweet Silver" at The Pruyn House, a National Historic Site at Albany, New York. *** The site is working to acquire this piece for their permanent collection.

After Bouguereau