bobnolin

digital artist • http://www.bobnolin.com

Born 1958, studied fine and commercial art in late 1970's, worked for a while as graphic artist, but then left for 20 years as a programmer. In 2004 went out on my own as a digital painter. For the last year or so I've been developing an illustration portfolio, for the greeting card/poster/print publishing markets.

Bio:
Attended art programs at Rowan State University, Glassboro, NJ (two years) and duCret School of the Arts, Plainfield, NJ (two years). Also attended workshops with
Sueellen Ross (mixed media) and Barbara Benedetti Newton (colored pencil).

Worked primarily in watercolor and colored pencil until discovering Corel Painter and digital painting in 2004. Work 100% in Photoshop and Painter now.

Gallery representation: Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC, since 1996. Have exhibited with John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Won national awards, including Colored Pencil Society of America Cippy Award; two times finalist in Artist Magazine annual art competition (one of 250 out of over 10,000 entries). Various other juried exhibitions.

Work featured in International Artist and American Artist magazines.

Taught colored pencil classes for three years at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and other venues.

Wrote weekly blog (2008-2011) with 180 entries about digital art (Digital Image Magazine).