Robin Weiss painting selected for Edmonds Arts Festival poster
Paintings on display at Frances Anderson Center, Cole Gallery
Last updated 7/15/2021 at 10:29am
The 2021 Edmonds Arts Festival poster will be graced by an image of "Market Day in Edmonds," an oil painting by nationally known local artist Robin Weiss.
Growing up in Ohio, Weiss began drawing at an early age. His first art teacher and mentor, Louis Penfield, encouraged him to sketch and paint from life. They created artwork and also constructed a studio adjacent to Penfield's home, which had been built by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Whether painting still life compositions or collecting material for natural sculptures, Weiss was developing an awareness of the elegance of everyday objects, people...