Bob Bryant

Bob Bryant 1946-2023

Co Founder – Senior Fellow

Born during a hurricane in McIntosh Florida in 1946 I began painting at age five. With the guidance of a self-taught master of oils, Aunt Evelyn, was known for creating iridescent effects on the feathers of the fighting cocks she raised for a local doctor.

As a teenager in Palm Beach, I spent time at the Norton Gallery studying and copying the Masters.  Beginning with Georgia O’Keefe, I progressed to Monet, Cezanne, and Renoir.  Living in Ireland and England my art education continued exploring the great museums of Europe. Later I discovered Dali which lead to exploration and mastering the Dutch Flemish technique of layering oils. That was a moment when the discoveries learned from my Aunt Evelyn came full circle. I have never shared the secret and I will take to my grave.

Co-Founder PRIMA – Pacific Rim Institute of Marine Artists
Member – The Copley Society of Art, Boston
Portrait Registry – The Copley Society
The Salmagundi Club New York City
GOGAP United States Coast Guard Artist
PSGNWP Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport – Core Artist + 33 years
Owner – Mast Cove Gallery – Kennebunkport, Maine