‘My current work straddles daydreams, observation and rural and urban reconstruction of to which I add buildings and people - and the occasional Dalek as a cathartic exposition of barriers to opportunities.’
Robbie has shown his distinctive narrative paintings throughout the UK for the last 25 years inspired the characters and the places he has lived and worked,
Born in Liverpool in 1964, Robbie grew up in Aberdeenshire, before graduating in Painting at Edinburgh College of Art in 1990. Over the last 25 years, Robbie has successfully combined a career as both an artist and art lecturer. He taught painting at Grays School of Art, was Head of Fine Art at University of Chichester, also lectured at Kent Institute of Art and Design and Oxford Brookes University. Robbie moved back in Scotland in 2007 to become the coordinator of short courses at Edinburgh College of Art and now part of The University of Edinburgh. Robbie is also the current President of Visual Arts Scotland.
View galleries and projects of drawings and paintings undertaken since graduating at Edinburgh College of Art in 1990.