Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, artist Robin Hammermaster paints absorbing scenes of
intricately layered surreal collage. Robin is a career writer, but her passion for storytelling drove her to discover a new mediums including painting and collage journaling. Found materials such as old books, sheet music, travel ephemera and photographs add texture and layers of meaning to her stories. Robin’s images are richly detailed and complex, and contain amusing nuggets of humor.
Robin invites viewers to enjoy her works from a distance then venture closer to discover secret details which explore the boundaries between real and unreal. Often incorporating motivational words or phrases, Robin’s art forms a path that leads viewers to inspiration and the beauty of imperfection. What began as private art journals for Robin has evolved to public art showings, featured artist at community events, retail sales and commissions.