Rocks, Sea, and Sky find a home

Rocks Sea, and Sky has found a new home. When someone purchases a work of art, it can be like falling in love.  Earlier this spring I received an email from a man who had purchased “Rocks, Sea, and Sky” where it was on display at a local Brunswick restaurant.  He had been dining there [...]

What is a collage?

                                                             Tree Mosaic, Collage with painted papers over watercolor, 2013 I am an artist who makes collages.  How do I define “collage?”  I am challenged to think about this definition for at least two reasons. Reason One:  There is a wonderfully provocative collage exhibit on display right now at the Olin Arts Center at Bates [...]

Limited Edition Digital Prints Available

I had three copies of this piece made yesterday using a high quality digital reproduction process.  It was a marvel to work with a skilled photographer and printer, Jim Nickelson of Nickelson Editions in Camden, Maine.  I can now offer digital reproduction of selected works based on client request.  Reproductions can be sized according to [...]

time pieces and creative community

Seth Thomas mantle clock ca. 1910, rear view with works exposedTime Piece, monotype, 15″x 15″, 2011 Time Piece is another of my print explorations from December 2011.  It is a monotype print with trace monotype and collage elements integrated into the composition.  Today I shared this piece and four others with members of our print [...]

Time Piece: a response print

Introduction: I am taking part in a printmaking adventure with at least eleven other artists.  The “One of a Kind” monotype group I showed with in September of 2010 joined with some members of the Circling the Square Press community.  We all agreed to be paired in random fashion with another printmaker and we drew [...]

Works on Paper, November, 2011

Works on Paper 2011 opens on Monday November 7 at the Gallery Hair Studio and Spa at 10 Main Street in Topsham and will remain on display through December 31st.  Gallery Hair is located on Main Street diagonally across from the Bowdoin Mill and just over the Frank Wood Memorial Bridge, a short walk from [...]

Stolen: One year ago today…

This is the one year anniversary of the discovery that my collage “In the Woods” was missing and presumed stolen from the Topsham Public Library where it was on view to the public.  While it was a disturbing experience, ultimately the theft of my collage motivated me to continue working. My new work in monotype [...]

Practice What We Preach: Saco Museum Show

PRACTICING WHAT WE PREACH: WORK BY MAINE ART EDUCATORS AT THE SACO MUSEUM JANUARY 16 THROUGH MARCH 10, 2010  JOIN ME AT THE OPENING RECEPTION, SATURDAY JANUARY 23, 1 TO 3 PM. ROBIN BROOKS (and over 45 artist educators) Robin Brooks, Simpson’s Point, collage, 29″ x 21″, $900      The Saco Museum is pleased to [...]