(late 20th/21st century)
Robert K. Semans was active/lived in California. Robert Semans is known for landscape, figure, portrait, mural.
Biography Robert Semans
Robert Semans is a classically trained painter who remains true to the time-honored ideals and techniques of the 19th century. He is a versatile artist, painting still lifes, landscapes, formal portraits, genre scenes and murals.
Semans received his B.A. from Gonzaga University in Washington State and his M.F.A. from San Jose State University, but his major artistic influence and mentor was the Italian painter Nira Simi, with whom he studied in Florence, Italy. The aging artist's strength was her ability to teach students classical drawing concepts that dated back to the Rennaissance.
Seman's works can best be described as a diffused realism, where detail is emphasized but the edges remain soft and painterly. The nor
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