Rob Niezen

Oil painting by Rob Niezen. Series of hanging marionettes. Figure wearing a black hat and a green coat pointing scissors at the marionettes.

Choices, 2014-2020, oil on panel, 16″ x 16″

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About the artist:

Rob Niezen is a painter and printmaker. He paints mostly in oils, and his printmaking includes etchings and linocuts. His art has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, and over 30 juried exhibitions, and he has participated in the annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour since 2010.

In 2015 Peterborough County awarded Rob Niezen a Leadership in Arts & Culture Recognition Award. He was a board member at the Art School of Peterborough for six years, and is still involved as a volunteer in marketing the school. Rob Niezen is partly self-taught and studied at Vrije Akademies in The Hague and Delft, the Netherlands, and at the Art School of Peterborough.

Rob was born in The Hague, the Netherlands, and lives and works in Douro, Ontario, Canada.

Two paintings on easels, two desks, and a book shelf in Rob Niezen's studio

Rob Niezen’s studio

Rob Niezen will be joined by Sandy MacFarlane at their shared property.

Art Gallery of Peterborough logo, with Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour logo

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Installation view of KAST Selections exhibition. From Left: Paul Nabuurs, Bronson Smith, David Hickey

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Peer Christensen, Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Peter Rotter, Looking Up, 2017

Rowena Dykins, Lynn River, 2012

Jeffrey Macklin, #typography collage

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Sep 19, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is currently open to the public, by appointment

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