The Village Gallery in Oriental welcomes Norm Robins from Fairfield Harbor as its guest artist for the month of February. Please join us for his opening reception on Saturday, February 6th from 2:00 till 5:00 PM at the Gallery.
Involved with art throughout his life, Norm was employed as a sign painter in New York, working on murals and billboards. As a Korean War veteran, he participated with other veterans in putting on an art show including his drawings, photos and paintings expressing the artists' experiences during the war, which have been accepted into the Library of Congress and the Asian Art Institutes in New York. He has studied at the Arts Student League in New York and has studied with Edgar Whitney. He has studied Japanese brush painting with a Zen Master at Nippon House. He enjoys painting Hebrew and Oriental Calligraphy.
Primarily a water color artist, he also expresses himself through guache, pastels, oils, and acrylics. His art has won numerous awards in New York City and North Carolina and has been collected throughout the East Coast.
Norm also teaches art and he especially enjoys working with at risk children, watching their artistic creativity develop. Norm likes his art to entertain and goes at great lengths to paint and teach creatively.
The Gallery is located at 300 Hodges Street in Oriental, NC . The gallery’s display changes frequently with different artists and works presented.