Robert L. Horton is a Seattle native, he has worked as a professional artist over twenty-five years. He work in various mediums; such as, pen and ink, watercolors, acrylics, airbrush, in addition to glassblowing. He received his AA&S degree in Advertising Art from Seattle Central Community College. He also taken art courses in life drawing, glassblowing, and done theater set designer as a community volunteer.
Years ago, Robert created an displayed a prominent art exhibit called ‘Souls of Sweetness’-scenes of Haiti, at Gallery 110 in downtown Seattle. The show featured a vivid displays of the beautiful country of Haiti and its people. The Seattle artist, Robert L. Horton, has created paintings of brilliant colors and innovative designs which depict the Haitian culture and history from early colonial days to the 2010 earthquake tragedy.
He featured his works in numerous art galleries, art exhibits throughout Seattle and Northwest territories over the past fifteen years. Onyx Fine Arts Exhibits, the Bellevue Arts Festival, Edmonds Arts Festival are just a few art exhibits Robert was involved in. Gallery representation at the Blinky & DuPrey Gallery in Portland, Ore; Artist Gallery of Seattle, Seattle, WA, currently at the Gallery 110 of Seattle for the past two years.
During his artistic career, Robert been involved with several community base projects, including a 31’ x 17’ mural for the Seattle Rainier Beach Library, called ‘UnMask Your Mind!’ The mural featured several ceremonial masks from ethnic groups living in South Seattle area. Designed several posters for local youth group programs, and even assist as a set designer for Rainier Valley Youth Theater. Robert Horton is now involved with a energetic Seattle artist group Onyx Fine Arts Collective.