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Artist Robert Goldsworthy


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Biography


priorities in life are simple: God, family, and work; however, since I was a child my number one passion has always been art. Art burns within me; its entire process is and always has been a means of joy to me; from concept to planning and execution to the wonderful feeling of satisfaction upon completion. Each step in this process is so tangible because the feedback is instantaneous.
I work in a variety of medium; pencil, ink, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, acrylics, and oils to name a few. Most recently I have been focusing on oils with a smattering of figure drawing studies in pencil, charcoal, and pastel. My subject matter is varied as well, landscapes, still life, and portraits. Although, I do not consider myself an abstract artist I look for abstractions in the art I was born in the small town of Cortez in the south-west corner of Colorado, near Mesa Verde. My family moved to Boulder County when I was in grade school and I have been here ever since.
I was fortunate to have landed a job as an illustrator with IBM and I did illustration and graphic design there through the decade of the 1980's.  During that time period I saw and embraced many changes in graphic design and I rode the wave of technology with enthusiasm; hence, I was instrumental in transforming work on the drawing board to the computer screen. I attended Regis University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.
I have studied oil painting with Jake Gaedtke, Don Sahli, Tim Diebler, Michelle Torrez, Jeanne Mackenzie, Kim English, Ken Valastro, Scott Christensen, Jeff Legg, Marc Hanson , and Jill Carver.  Also, I have studied pastels with Jan Myers and figure studies with Scott Fraser, John Taft, Jason Emery, and Gaynor [...]

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