Painting by Rob Newell short course tutor West Dean College

Robert A Newell

Robert Newell is a landscape painter and member of the Royal Cambrian Academy. He studied Fine Art at Wimbledon School of Art and Goldsmiths College, and he holds a doctorate of the University of Wales. Robert was senior lecturer in fine art at Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He has exhibited at Royal Academy Summer exhibitions and other galleries in the UK and abroad. Robert is a member of the Turner Society and Guild of St George.

Describe your approach to teaching:
I have a structured approach to guiding students through the assimilation of fundamental skills and knowledge in ways that fulfil their individual capacities and aspirations.

What inspires your own work?
I enjoy the spatial and rhythmic complexity of landscape revealed and constructed through the temporal processes of drawing and painting, the perceptual interplay of external nature and inner feeling.

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