Robert Genn is considered one of Canada's most popular artists.
Born in Victoria, B.C. in 1936, Robert attended the University
of Victoria and U.B.C., and the Art Centre in Los Angeles, California.
He studied under Group of Seven artist Lawren Harris and the
works of Walter Phillips, Emily Carr, and Tom Tompson had a profound
influence on his artistic
Robert carries on the tradition of Canadian Landscape painting
with fresh techniques, generous colour, and a strong sense of
design. He has the gift of reducing
grand themes in nature to small panels.
Like Toni Onley, Robert paints in
the wilderness he loves. He has gained wide recognition for
his powerful paintings of Canada's West Coast.
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