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Artist Sandy Robinson


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Biography


Robinson is a contemporary seascape artist who lives and works in Carmel, California.  She has been fortunate to live on both the East and West Coasts , as well as abroad.  Her beautiful paintings pay homage to her love of the sea. 
 
She is best known for her rendition of the translucent wave and capturing the mood of the ocean.  Those  paintings are varied from romantic moonlit ocean breakers to sun-drenched seascapes at sunrise to misty coastal waves.  Painting the ocean gives her the opportunity to explore atmosphere, light, and the sea in action. Her distinctive personal style emanates peace and the vibrant spirit and of the Pacific Coast.

From early childhood it was evident she would be an artist.  Born and raised in Illinois she began her formal training at Illinois State University.   Although mostly self-taught, she has attended workshops and classes in the United States and the Far East studying under well known artists such as Steve Bennett, Spencer Crooks, John Laughlin, and her mentor and friend E.John Robinson.
During her career of more than 50 years, Sandy worked in other mediums and painted a wide variety of subjects including  landscapes, still-lifes and children, all brought to life with harmonious colors.  However, her love of the ocean has always drawn her back to her favorite challenge, painting the sea in oils.      
Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States, Japan and the Philippines.  They are in private and corporate collections throughout the globe, including the United States, Asia,  Europe and Australia.  Sandy's paintings have been represented by a number of Fine Art Galleries and exhibited in both one artist and juried group exhibits resulting  in numerous First Place Awards, not only for her seascapes but other genre as well.   She has taught oil painting in the United States and the Far [...]

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