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Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

True to the captivating qualities and philosophy of the Scottish Colourists, whose work he greatly admires, Robert Kelsey paints with vigour and feeling to interpret a sense of place through the power of light and colour. “Light is generally the most important quality,” he says. “For me, the main interest and challenge of painting lies in capturing the particular translucency and clarity of light in different parts of the world.” Over the past decade or so, principally as a result of his twenty successful solo exhibitions at Thompson’s Gallery, Robert has established an enviable following and reputation for his sensitive and atmospheric oil paintings, and especially for his beach subjects.

“I’ve painted beaches and seascapes for more than 30 years,” he explains. “But gradually they have become more welcoming, warm and sunny beaches, and so I often paint in tropical and Mediterranean locations as well as in the UK. “It’s that sort of atmosphere that I am after, preferably ... [more]

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Clyde Valley, Winter

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Clyde Valley, Winter

Oil on Linen

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Flowers In A Glass Vase

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Flowers In A Glass Vase

Oil on Linen

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Lemon Roses

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Lemon Roses

Oil on Linen

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Washing Day, Iona

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Washing Day, Iona

Oil on Linen

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Winter Landscape

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Winter Landscape

Oil on Board

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Breezy Morning, Loch Eck

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Breezy Morning, Loch Eck

Oil on Linen

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Camellias

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Camellias

Oil on Linen

Robert  Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA Yachts On The Clyde

Robert Kelsey DA, M Univ, PAI, FRSA

Yachts On The Clyde

Oil on Linen

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