by Robert Barfknecht
Robert Barfknecht has been painting watercolor for nearly 50 years. His work has received recognition and awards including first prize in the first annual Eau Claire Plein Air contest at Beaver Creek in 2015. He has also had work displayed in private and public galleries in Italy and around the United States, including the Manalapan Public Library and the Madeline Island School of the Arts. Robert enjoys his summers on Lake Altoona and winters on Hypoluxo Island in Florida, painting en plein air whenever he can.
“I am inspired by light, color, and harmony, be they found in nature or the work of man. Landscapes, seascapes, people and architecture, I take pleasure in painting them all.” – Robert Barfknecht
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