Robbie Graham is an internationally acclaimed wildlife artist residing in Kent. travels extensively to take photographs for his paintings. Robbie uses acrylics and gouache as his preferred painting mediums and consistently pays meticulous attention to the smallest of details in his paintings. He is a realist painter who is able to make a ‘connection’ between the observer and the subject of the painting. His photo realistic paintings capture the true spirit of the subject painted, with the eyes always being the focal point in his paintings.
Robbie is a keen conservationist who regularly donates paintings to a number of charities to help raise much needed funds.
Robbie is feature artist for Daler Rowney, one of the world’s largest art material suppliers. 'Always Alert', one of Robbie's paintings is used as the image on the header board for Daler Rowney's designer gouache range. He was selected as a signature member for Artists For Conservation, one of the world's most prestigious wildlife art societies based in Vancouver.
Robbie's artwork has become extremely popular and can be seen in is collections worldwide and have also been featured in numerous books and magazines worldwide. He has been represented by galleries and held exhibitions in London and Kent.
Robbie's passion for wildlife and nature has resulted in him travelling extensively to observe and obtain reference material for his paintings. Robbie has spent time observing wolves in the US, wildlife in the Australian Outback and has recently returned from Borneo, where he spent time studying a conservation project relating to orangutans.
His role as a painter is best summed up in his own words when he says, "My art is all about capturing the true spirit of the subject being painted and at the same time, highlighting the beauty and fragility of the wildlife around us".
Robbie is latest exhibition is at Savannahs Gallery,Tenterden High Street, Kent and runs until 12th May.
His paintings can be seen by visiting www.robbiegrahamart.co.uk or Face Book and Twitter Robbie Graham Art