Robin Burgesse
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Robin Burgesse

Visual Art – Ottawa, ON

Rust, stressed timber and a beautiful sky...these are the elements that I like to paint. In fact, anything with an aged patina that I can use to tell a story, I'll render in acrylic on canvas. I like to record my life, my travels or my flights of fancy in crisp and dramatic still life. I'll compose visual stories that engage the viewer with familiar - but leaving something unsaid. This allows my audience to finish the story with their own memories and experiences. I left my Ottawa Valley roots to pursue a nearly fifty year career as a commercial artist, illustrator and portrait painter, designer and muralist. Living in Ottawa - I now concentrate my time and talent visually exploring the possible and the whimsical by creating vignettes that don't exist in the real world - but seem to on my canvasses. My work has been described as 'Vibrantly Bold yet Hauntingly Familiar' - R. Burgesse ...more