Many (many) years ago, a young Robin Wilson saved his money to buy professional paints at his local art store. The storekeeper, taken by Robin’s passion, told him to capture every moment in life that he could - to store those moments as snapshots as if he had a camera in his head.
With little avenues to pursue art professionally and a need to support himself in his young adult life, Robin travelled across the UK as a musician and a teacher. But every moment in time was captured by the camera in Robin’s head – set aside for a later date, when he could finally do them justice.
Today, Robin’s collection of work boasts his favourite archived moments over the years. He hopes his work will help his audience reminiscence about time gone by, discover memories filed away, and appreciate those moments in their life that should not be forgotten.
Toowoomba Grammar Art Show, Toowoomba | 2021
Inspire, St Aidan's Art Show, Brisbane | 2020
Petite Pieces Competition, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2020
'Archived Records of a Modern Man', Solo Exhibition, Aspire Gallery | 2019
Downlands Art Show, Toowoomba | 2019
Tower Art Show, Marist College, Brisbane | 2019
'Show Off', Redlands Performing Arts Centre, Redlands | 2019
Darcy Doyle Art Awards, Mudgeeraba | 2019
Aspects Art Show, Goondiwindi | 2019
Foot Square, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2019
Brookfield Art Show, Brisbane | 2019
Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane | 2019
Petite Pieces, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2019
Highly Commended (Figurative) - 'Too Much', Aspects Art Show, Goondiwindi (2019)
Robin Wilson was educated in the UK. His artistic talent surfaced at
primary school and he was a relatively experienced oil painter at the
age of twelve. At thirteen, he won a scholarship to the unique Moseley
School of Art which lead to full time tertiary studies at Birmingham
College of Art (City University) and further studies from 1959 to 1961
at Shrewsbury College of Art.
Robin obtained teaching qualifications whilst living and working in
London between 1969 and 1972. During this period Robin was selected for two major exhibitions in London: The Young Contemporaries in 1957 and another staged at the RBA Gallery in 1960. Since then he has exhibited on 3 continents.