Rob Niezen

painting of a streetscape featuring buildings in the background, a car parked on the street, and wet pavement

Night Shift, 2009, oil on canvas, 24″ x 24″ x 1.5″

About the Artist:

Rob Niezen is a painter, printmaker, and illustrator. 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. Rob created the illustrations for Ameliya Disappears, a children’s book published in 2021 by Jamaican author Angela Punky Stultz.

In 2015 Peterborough County awarded Rob Niezen a Leadership in Arts & Culture Recognition Award. Rob was a 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. He was born in The Hague, the Netherlands, and lives and works in Douro, Ontario, Canada

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