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Robert Cantor

Born: Washington, DC
Lives/Works: Silver Spring, MD

Mr. Cantor, a retired computer programmer, now directs his focus towards art, specializing in oil painting. The artist's personal collection of pencil sharpeners and other toys serve as the subject matter for the series of paintings on which he is currently at work.

Artist's Statements:
Sharpener Images
Snapshots and Sharpeners

Solo Shows
     2016      The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center - Frederick, MD
Feb 6 to Mar 20 in the Side Gallery
Sharpener Images
     2012      The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center - Frederick, MD
Sep 1 to Oct 21 in the New Gallery
Snapshots and Sharpeners

Juried Shows and Awards
     2016      Howard County Center for the Arts - Ellicott City, MD
Art Maryland 2016
Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery - Annapolis, MD
Strokes of Genius
     2014      Hill Center Galleries - Washington, DC
Regional Juried Art Exhibition
The Art Gallery - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Maryland Art @ College Park
     2013      First Prize    The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center - Frederick, MD
Annual Juried Exhibit
Juror's Award    The Art Gallery - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Maryland Art @ College Park
     2011      Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery - Annapolis, MD
Strokes of Genius: A Fine Art Painting Exhibition
     2010      Gallery West - Alexandria, VA
13th Annual National Juried Show
     2009      Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery - Annapolis, MD
Small Wonders National Exhibition
     2008      Honorable Mention    Greater Reston Arts Center - Reston, VA
Arts Council@GRACE 2008 Annual Juried Exhibition
Park Gables Gallery - Harrisonburg, VA
VMRC 5th Annual Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition
Touchstone Gallery - Washington, DC
10th Annual All-Media Exhibition
     2007      Art Alliance Center at Clear Lake - Houston, TX
23rd National Show of the National Society of Artists
          Honorable Mention Gallery West - Alexandria, VA
10th Annual National Juried Show
     2006      The Main Street Gallery - Groton, NY
2006 National Small Works Painting Exhibition
          Honorable Mention Art Institute & Gallery - Salisbury, MD
National Juried Open Media Competition
Fraser Gallery - Bethesda, MD
10th Annual International Art Competition
Park Gables Gallery - Harrisonburg, VA
VMRC 3rd Annual Multimedia Art Exhibition
Touchstone Gallery - Washington, DC
8th Annual All-Media Exhibition
2005 First Place Award Fraser Gallery - Washington, DC
9th Annual Georgetown International Art Competition

Education

The Art League School
1996 to 2006
Courses in drawing and painting, regular life drawing sessions

Northern Virginia Community College (Alexandria Campus)
1988 to 1996
46 credit-hours of commercial and fine art courses

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA
BS Chemistry


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