Robert Dutton is quickly becoming one of the UK’s best known and respected contemporary fine artists.
Robert has a 30 year track record of professional creative activity, to include an extensive career as a professional Graphic Designer and Illustrator, working for many blue chip and leading financial companies such as KPMG and PwC.
Due to the demand for his popular painting style and exciting way of teaching, Robert now works as a self employed fine artist and tutor, winning regular fine art awards for his distinctive and expressive style of work in numerous international competitions and teaching at a number of respected art centres throughout the UK and Spain with sell out art classes and art holidays.
In 2014, Robert was proud to be represented by Nitram Charcoal (from Canada) at ‘Art World International’ in Frankfurt, where his work received much critical acclaim and exhibition sell out. Amongst his many achievements, Robert has recently been invited to co author the Pastel section (the largest in the book) for ‘Artist’s Drawing Tecniques’ (2017) to be published soon by Dorling Kindersley.
As a leading Canson Ambassador in the UK for the world leading paper manufacturer in France, he regularly teaches workshops at several leading art events promoting their popular ine art papers at many different prestigious events to include ‘Patchings Art, Craft and Photography Festival near Nottingham, ‘Art Materials Live’ at Birmingham NEC, amongst others.
He exhibits throughout the UK with a wide range of prestigious galleries (to include the Mall Galleries and Royal Academy) to keen and receptive audiences. His work can also be found in numerous public and private collections throughout the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Russia, New Zealand and the United States of America.
His distinctive style of work has attracted the attention of other leading brands such as Royal Talens (Holland) and Derwent (UK) UnisonColour (UK) with whom Robert now works closely creating cutting edge contemporary fine art paintings using lots of exciting new media!
We look forward to welcoming Robert to Norfolk Creative Arts for 2017 as he most certainly will be bringing something new to the party with all his mixed media techniques for you all to create paintings with a real difference!