Rob paints entirely en plein air and has a particular interest in the use
of wider angle perspectives and the depiction of movement within his
Born 1982, Rob has been painting since he was a child under the tutelage of
his artist Grandmother, then, as an adult, graduated with a First Class
Honours degree in Fine Art from Aberystwyth University before going on to
study at The Royal Drawing School in London. Having been a full time
professional artist since 2006, Rob's skills have developed through his
work on locations all around the UK and abroad.
As well as being an AROI (Associate of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters)
Rob is a member of MAFA (Manchester Academy of Fine Arts). Between
2016-2019 he is the International Artist in Residence for Manchester
Airport, travelling to different direct destinations and bringing back
exhibitions of work to be showcased in the terminals.
Rob Pointon is the latest artist to join us and will have his first exhibition in June 2021.