Artist Spotlight

Rob Waters

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Rob Waters is a Southern California native. He did his undergraduate studies at Pt. Loma College in San Diego. He also studied illustration at the highly-regarded Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Rob has participated in independent drawing groups, such as The Art Student’s League, NYC and the famed Palette and Chisel, Chicago. Rob continues to hone his drawing skills at the Drawing Studio in Tucson, AZ. He resides in Tucson.

Rob has been drawing since childhood, and painting since art school days. His subject matter is mostly landscape, the human form and still life. Rob paints from life and from his personal photos in studio.

He has shown and sold his work in Chicago, IL and been part of group shows in Tucson, AZ.

His art work is in private collections in Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Maryland, Tucson, Phoenix, Massachusetts and Maine.

In addition to continuing his work in fine art, Rob Waters is also an award-winning Graphic Designer working in Marketing/Promotions. He has worked with Draft WorldWide in Chicago – Kellogg’s accounts, Mullen near Boston – HSBC account, New Control, Chicago – Chase Bank account, and Ventana Medical Systems (Roche) – Art Director in Marketing. He has also worked with various agencies in Tucson. Currently, Rob works with Arizona Public Media – Graphic Designer in Marketing.

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