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Artist Robert Arnett


An example of fine art by Robert Arnett

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://robertarnettfineart.com/

  • Year Born: 1943

  • original wonder valley homesteader

  • artist member morongo cultural arts council , California Art Club American Impressionist Society

  • Southern California plein air painters, Socalpapa

  • Price Range: $300.00 - $3,000.00




The Artist Says:


Love your work, stay focused,  never give up!




Biography


Robert Arnett's fascination with drawing developed early in life and met with immediate success when he won 2nd place in the monster drawing contest on the Doodles Weaver Show aired in the 1950's. Appearing on television to receive prizes for the creation of a superior monster picture lead this young 10 year old boy to know he had a future in art. Receiving an oil painting box that very Christmas sealed the deal. Always known as one of the top artists in school and a major player in high school lead to an art major while getting his AA degree at Mount San Antonio College. Job interviews with silk screen printing firms that needed excellent artists for creating labeling landed him his first job and ended 35 years later after a successful career of design, print making, and competitive creativity. Always drawing whenever the opportunity presented itself, some 25 years ago he acknowledged his passion for art and began honing his skills first in  still life, then portraits, and landscape painting where he found his niche. The Desert is his playground and the enthusiasm builds. Robert has made a name for himself in the little art colony in the lower Mojave Desert community where abandoned homesteads and their historic role has driven him to document their existence before the harsh environment reclaims them.
 
Robert is an associate member of the California Art Club, Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council, The 29 Palms Art guild, and the Southern California Plein Air Painters (socalpapa). He has participated in the Morongo Basin Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours for 15 consecutive years and sells 90% of his yearly work at the annual Highway 62 Art Tour in October and November. His desert studio is visited by 100's of art lovers each year. He has studied with [...]

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