Selected Exhibitions

Amy Pollien, Rob Pollien, and Lyle Salmi, August 2017, Artemis Gallery, Northeast Harbor Harbor, Maine

In Dialogue with Nature, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, Artists-in-residence at Maine Farmland Trust’s Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, 2017

Best in Show Animal-inspired Art Featuring Don Best, Robert Pollien, & Matt Welch, May 26-June 17, 2017, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor, Maine

ART MEETS SCIENCE 2016 at the MDI Biological Laboratory. 6/20 – 9/20, 2016

Rob Pollien, Amy Pollien and Chris Jones, August 13 – August 28, 2015, Artemis Gallery, Northeast Harbor Harbor, Maine

Artist Robert Pollien, Sketching Crows and Coastlines, Elmer Wilcox Memorial Hall, Grand Manan Museum July 8 – Sept 20, 2014

“ Robert Pollien”, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 357 Main St. , Rockland, Maine, June 6- June 28, 2014

“Monhegan: The Unfailing Muse” Archipelago Gallery, Rockland, Maine June 27 – August 9, 2014

Naturally Drawn: Recent Works by Robert Pollien, August 7 -October 31, 2013, The Wendell Gilley Museum, Southwest harbor, Maine

Lisa Lebofsky,Robert Pollien and David Graeme Baker, August 16 – August 28, 2013, Artemis Gallery, Bar Harbor, Maine

Art in Embassies, United States Department of State, Maseru, Lesotho, Dec. 2011-Dec. 2012

“ Robert Pollien: Recent Paintings”, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 357 Main St. , Rockland, Maine, June 1- June 24, 2012

Featured Artist: Robert Pollien, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 357 Main St. , Rockland, Maine, August 6- September 11, 2011

MARC @ 20, the Monhegan Artists’ Residency Corp, Monhegan, Maine, 2010

Featured Artist: Robert Pollien, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, Maine, 2010

“New Work””Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, Maine, April 2009
”The Autumn Art Exhibition”, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, Maine, 2007

The Collective Perspective, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, Maine, 2007

Time Out: Art Created During Residencies,, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine, 2007

Elizabeth B. Noyce Bequest, Tenth Anniversary, The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, 2007

Carina House Celebration – a Benefit Exhibition, Élan Fine Arts, Rockport, Maine, 2006

Selected Collections
The Farnsworth Art Museum, Boise Cascade, KPMG International, L. L. Bean, Fleet Bank, UNUM Corp., Key Bank, Peoples Heritage Bank, United States Department of the Interior

Grants and Awards

Brush Creek Foundation for The Arts, Residency, Saratoga WY, 2018
Art Week, Great Spruce Head Island, Maine, 2013, 2018
Maine Farmland Trust, Artist in Residence, 2016
Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Invitational Grant, 2010.
Carina House Artist’s Residency, Monhegan Island, Maine 2004
Maine Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship in Painting, 2000
Artist in Residence, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Me., 1992
Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, 1991

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
University of Pennsylvania, M.F.A.
Trinity College B.A.

art current: Robert Pollien at Dowling Walsh Gallery, Free Press Online, Rockland, Maine, 2012
Wang and Pollien Exhibitions, Cig Harvey Book Signing at Dowling Walsh June 1 ,
Free Press Online , Rockland, Maine, 2012
Outsider: MDI Artist Finds Inspiration in All Seasons, Melinda Rice Mount Desert Islander, Wednesday, March 16, 2011
SEE- Robert Pollien, maine. The Magazine, October 2009
Maine Home and Design Magazine- Ones to Watch Artist Feature April, 2009