Robert Abele was born in Bronxville, NY in 1969. He has spent his life making images of the New England landscape. Madison Connecticut, North Fork of Long Island and Provincetown are a few of the places close to Roberts heart. His paintings are done from life, plein air, in the tradition of Corot and Monet. Responding to the changing effects of light and atmosphere, capturing quick nuances and shifts in line and color. Robert studied art in New York at the School of Visual Arts, graduating in 1993 with a B.F.A. in fine art. Marilyn Minter, Juan Gonzalez and James McMullan were only a few of the professors that affected Roberts early development as an artist at SVA. Roberts work has appeared in the New York Times and The Washington Post. Many of Roberts works have won national awards, often regarded as a painters painter. Robert is inspired to paint what he calls a vanishing history of Americas past. This on going lifes passion to preserve the gentle New England coast is his muse as his dialog with this subject matter will continue to challenge him visually.