Robert E. McGinnis is active/lives in Connecticut, Ohio. Robert McGinnis is known for figure-female, genre, illustrator.
The following, submitted June 2002, is from Stephen Zimmerman, collector of the artist's work.
Inducted into the Society of Illustrators' Hall of Fame in 1993, Robert McGinnis, for two generations has interpreted the story lines and mythical characters of such authors as Erle Stanley Gardner, Carter Brown and John D. MacDonald.
McGinnis' favorite medium is egg tempera, and like Andrew Wyeth, uses its unique qualities to create narrative compositions.
McGinnis was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1926 and grew up in Wyoming, Ohio. Despite a lifetime of residence in the East and principally in Connecticut where he still resides, his roots in Midwestern conservatism and rural depression Ohio are invariably traceable in his fin ... Displaying 750 of 1855 characters.