ROBERT TANENBAUM | June 8-12 | Painting the Costumed Figure
Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. : School & Gallery : Workshops : 2009 : Robert Tanenbaum
When Robert Tanenbaum
entered Washington University
in St. Louis, he
had no prior art training.
As a freshman he
was awarded first place in the all college portrait competition.
Tanenbaum is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society; one of 22 members out of 1300 members to be nationally certified by The American Portrait Society; one of only 350 that has been elected as an Artist member of the California Art Club and an artist member of the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylics.
is fulfilling a lifelong dream of painting for galleries, his
painting include, Native Americans, working cowboys, portraits and contemporary subjects.
All of his
gallery painting are executed in oil on linen.
is currently showing his
work in galleries in Sedona, Arizona; New York, New York; and Fairview, New Jersey.
was greatly honored when he
was made a blood brother of the Cherokee Nation.
The computer magazine Reseller News commissioned Tanenbaum
to paint portraits for articles of the top 25 Internet executives.
The John Wayne family and The Franklin Mint
to paint 24 portraits of JW's life.
has also painted many portraits of women, children and other clients with their horses.
has executed numerous portraits for the movie industry and has been commissioned to do over 200 paintings of famous sports figures in Nascar, baseball, basketball, football, hockey and horse racing.
For sports art he
is represented by Quality Collectibles.
In the spring of 2001 American Artist's Water Color magazine
had an article depicting 16 of his
In 2002 International Artist Magazine
had a ten page article on his
color sketches and oil paintings.
One of Tanenbaum's
paintings was used as example in Shiva Casein magazine ads and another for their color chart cover.
Another of his
oil paintings was used in Jack Richeson's and Company ad
About the Workshop
Whether it's a CEO, a dancer, a cowboy or a major sports figure, Robert Tanenbaum's
figures are strikingly vivid and dimensional.
teaches the sight-size method developed by the old masters as the best, fastest way to improve the ability to draw or paint a likeness and believes an artist's style and color palette is guided by his/her personality.