Robert Walton is a man
whose paintings reflect his experiences and his love for the outdoors. Born in
Tacoma, Washington, Bob's initial fascination with the mountains was born when,
at the age of 14, he joined the Tacoma Mountaineers. Bob was one of the
climbing party who made their first ascent of the west wall of Mount Rainier in
1958. While attending the University of Puget Sound, he majored in geology,
further enhancing his knowledge and understanding of the mountains he loves so
Primarily a self-taught artist, Robert has garnered many of his techniques from several top northwest artists who also happen to be close friends. Crediting his wife for her encouragement during his developing years, he now paints his way to the trop of his mountains. A delicate balance of pallet knife and brush achieves his inspiring interpretations of nature.
Currently Robert has forty six images in print. Six of the paintings have been published by Moriah Publishing Inc. Four of the six prints are available. The inclusion of a large original remarque makes each print unique even though they are a signed and numbered limited edition. (Remarque is a French word that means to expand on the subject. these remarques do just that.
Robert has been a Leanin' Tree artist since 1993, has been in the permanent collection of the Favel; Museum since 1988, and has been a participating demonstrating artist at numerous Rocky Mountain elk Foundation banquets. He also is a participant at the prestigious Phippen Museum Show each year in Prescott Arizona and was the 1999 Poster artist for the Ellensburg National Western Art Show.
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