Robert Bateman is active/lives in British Columbia, Ontario / Canada. Robert Bateman is known for wildlife in landscape and fishing scene painting.
A resident of Fulford Harbor, British Columbia, Robert Bateman became one of the foremost wildlife painters of the late 20th century. This statement is reinforced by the fact he was voted Favorite Artist by readers of Wildlife Art magazine in a millennium poll. He regards each work as a challenge, and is leery of becoming a formula painter, something that he feels is a plague on wildlife art.
He was born in Toronto, and was an artist and naturalist from his early days, although he did not sell any works until age 35. Bateman painted wildlife and wilderness in a representational style until his teens when he began to interpret nature by using a variety of contemporary styles including post-impressionism and abstract expressioni ... Displaying 750 of 11153 characters.