"Truro Light", 20" x 3", oil on canvas, Robert K. Roark.
Anita Winstanley Roark as seen in the Summer/Fall 2005 Cape Cod Life Arts Issue.
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BOB CHOOSE FOR SIGNIFICANT BOOK AND MAJOR EXHIBITION
Bob has been chosen for inclusion in the book "Contemporary Cape Cod Artists: Images of Land and Sea" by Deborah Forman and selected for the accompanying show at the Addison Art Gallery of Orleans, MA. Read MoreView online at Addison Gallery
"Summer Sunset over Coast Guard Lighthouse", 9" x 12", oil on canvas, Robert K. Roark
With his luminescent paintings often eliciting references to
Vermeer, Robert Roark is considered a master of reflected
light, whose landscapes, portraits and still lifes invite tactile
A Mississippi native, Roark received his formal training at the Art Students League in New York City, the National Academy of Design, and the Cape Cod School of Art, where he studied with such noted artists as William Draper, Daniel Green, and Henry Hensche. Roark has won numerous awards, including first-place honors from both the National Arts Club and Salmagundi Club. Also, he holds the unique distinction of winning five national awards in one year. He paints with oils on both miniature and large canvases.