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J Robert Burnell

 (20/21st century)
J. Robert Burnell is active/lives in United States.  J Burnell is known for rural scene, marine painting.

Biography  
J. Robert Burnell


Biography from the Archives of askART

The following information was submitted by Betty Burnell:
 
Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology, independent studies with John Pike, Edgar Whitney, Ed Betts, Don Stone, Rex Brandt, Jean Pilk, and George Post

Shows:           
40 solo exhibitions, 21 dual exhibitions and numerous group shows.  Solo exhibitions include the Courthouse Galleries of the Portsmouth Museums, and Reedville Fisherman's Museum.

Awards: 
Winner of over 150 prizes and awards including 8 "Best in Show"

Collections:           
Represented in many public and private collections including the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia; Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia; Portsmouth Civic Arts Collection, Portsmouth, Virginia; Smithsonian Institute Collection of Space Art , Washington , D.C.; Old Ebbitt Grill (Clyde's Restaurants, Inc.), Washington, D.C.; Branch Bank & Trust, Inc., and Towne Bank, Portsmouth Virginia;  Portsmouth Orthopedic Associates, Portsmouth, Virginia; Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia; Bank of America, Norfolk, Virginia; Nature Conservancy of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia: Montgomery Mutual, Sandy Spring, Maryland

Commissions:         
United States Navy; United States Coast Guard; Central Fidelity National Bank; City of Norfolk (Battle of Hampton Roads); City of Portsmouth Commerce Bank (24 paintings of historic sites in Hampton Roads); FestEvents, Norfolk, Virginia (3 time artist for HarborFest); Marriott Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia (8'X13' mural); Montgomery Mutual, Sandy Spring, Maryland; National Aeronautic & Space Administration (STS Space Shuttle  "Challenger"); Norfolk Historical Society, Norfolk, Virginia; Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia (9'X27' mural); Portsmouth Museum & Fine Arts Commission; Portsmouth Partnership, Portsmouth, Virginia (12 historical paintings); Virginia Pilot/Ledger Star, Norfolk, Virginia; Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Conference Center, Portsmouth, Virginia; Towne Bank, Portsmouth, Virginia; OpSail 2000, Norfolk, Virginia; Leesylvania State Park, Woodbridge, Virginia (5 historical paintings); Portsmouth Orthopedic Associates, Portsmouth, Virginia (17'X25' mural); Bons Secours Health Systems, Inc., Suffolk Virginia (9'X45" mural).

Affiliations:                       
American Society of Marine Artists; Virginia Watercolor Society; Past member, Board of Directors, D'Art Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Past member, Board of Directors, Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads; Committee for selection of Art for Public Places, Portsmouth,Virginia

Other Professional Credentials:                       
Instructor of Watercolor Painting, Tidewater Community College, 1972 - 2002
Listed in Archibald's Dictionary of Sea Painters
Summer workshops in acrylic and watercolor painting, 31 years



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