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Artist Robin Thornhill


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Whether working in oil, pastel, or encaustic, Robin Thornhill’s atmospheric paintings evoke a sense of stability and peace.  Strongly influenced by John Singer Sargent, the tactile quality of her work makes the timeless beauty of the New England landscape substantially present.  “There is so much chaos in the world that people forget to look for beauty and goodness,” says Robin.  “I want to remind them it’s here – as tangible as the materials I use and as real as I am.”  The sublime becomes grounded by the presence of her hand in the work.  Best known for her landscapes, Robin’s recent experiments with abstraction are also receiving recognition.  In this work, her authorship becomes even more apparent as she utilizes mixed media to develop her exploration of the theme of time.  
 
Robin is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, a juried member of Oil Painters of America and The National Assc. of Women Artists,  a member of the Newburyport Art Association and the Experimental Art Group of Rockport,
Massachusetts. 
 
2020 - Collection of artwork acquired by Eden Hill Recovery Retreat, Canaan, CT
2020 - Juried into Copley Society of Art Regional Pastel Show
2019 - Master Artist Level - Newburyport Art Association
2019 - Juror for Chelmsford Center for the Arts July 1
2019 - Juror for Pastel Society of New Hampshire  - 2019 Member's Exhibition, June 1
2018 - Juror for Reading Arts Assoc., Nov. 2
2018 - Video Demonstration Methuen Community TV Art in the Studio http://archive.methuentv.org/Video/4385
2018 Radar, Group Show - National Asc. Women Artists, 1st Place
2017 Rockport Art Association, Experimental 4 Group Show - 3rd Place, Mixed Media
2017 Juried into National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), New York, Massachusetts
2017 Newburyport Art Association, Winter Members Juried Show Part 2 - Best in Show
2017 Newburyport Art Association, Winter Members Juried Show Part 1 - Best in [...]

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