Robin Symmes

robin symmes is a versatile painter • working in mixed media primarily on mylar & yupo • informed her love of calligraphy • symmes’ focus is on drawing & mark-making • to simplify subjects to their essentials & spirit • influenced by gestural works by peel region artists: adrian dingle (1911-1974) and jim-reid.com • themes in her recent collections reflect a love of orchids, trees, caledon’s escarpment, travel & continuous interest in historical art-making • educated in art & history at queen’s university and continued studies in historical art media at guelph university • guelph.a.c, opas & headwatersarts member • exhibiting online, in studio and occasionally in galleries in the headwaters & gta region • in private collections in north america & the bahamas • not currently taking commissions • open for certain advertised events or by appointment