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Artist Laura Robb


An example of fine art by Laura Robb

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The Artist Says:


"To many observers, subject matter is the single most important aspect
of a painting, but as a painter, my goal has always been to look past
it. My artistic training emphasized not looking at things as things but
as a group of interlocking shapes and colors. Like most artists taught
in this way, I am happy to be painting anything and everything."





Biography


Laura Robb grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and entered Art Student's Academy there at the age of sixteen. In 1974 she moved to New York City to study with Michael Aviano. After returning to the southwest she studied drawing with Ned Jacob and received critiques from Richard Schmid. Since moving to Taos, New Mexico in 1986, Robb’s art travels have taken her to France, Spain, Guatemala, and across the United States. She has exhibited in numerous group and solo shows and her paintings have received many awards, most notably the John F. and Anna Lee Stacy Scholarship. 
 
Publications
 
The Subject is Merely a Vehicle  -- Nancy Gillespie           Art of the West Magazine July/August 1990
Artists Worth Watching                 Art-Talk   June/July 1990
Still Life Painters Create Their Own Realities  -- Sally Eauclaire          The Santa Fean May 1991Laura Robb  -- Martha B. Goodwin      Southwest Art Magazine 1992
Springing to Life               Southwest Art  August 1993
Emerging Realist Painters               Art-Talk March 1996
 'What Can't You Live Without?'            Art-Talk   April/May 1998
Comtemporary American Oil Painting             Jilin Fine Art Publishing 1999
A Personal Sense of Beauty  -- Bonnie Ganglehoff          Southwest Art  April 2001
 In the Studio ,Laura Robb  -- Gussie Fauntleroy          Southwest Art  January 2002
An All-Consuming Passion   --Nancy Gillespie               Art of the West   May/June 2003
Destination: Taos  --- John Jarvis              Art-Talk April/May 2003
A Sharp Eye -- Laura Robb                  The Artists Magazine September 2003
Laura Robb  -- Stew Mosberg                The Cultural Times September/October 2006
The Studio  --Myrna Zanetell                Art of the West  July/August 2007
Twenty One            Art of the West November/December 2007
A Visual Conversation -- Gussie Fauntleroy           Southwest Art   February 2010
I'm Not Trying to Stay Safe -- Vicki Stavig              Art of the West  May/June 2013                          
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