Landscape painter Robert Pollien earned his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania under the noted artist Neil Welliver and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. 

Rob has taught at the University of Southern Maine, The Maine Maritime Academy and at Artwaves MDI.

He has been an artist-in-residence at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm, the Carina House on Monhegan Island and  was the first person to hold the position of Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park. He, has been awarded a Maine Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship in painting.

His work was included in Art of Acadia, by David Little and Carl Little as well as Art of the Maine Islands by Arnold Skolnick and Carl Little.

 Pollien’s paintings are in numerous corporate, public, and private collections. He is represented by Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland, the Littlefield Gallery in Winter Harbor, Maine and Artemis Gallery in Northeast Harbor, Maine..
Pollien’s paintings are based on meditative observation of the natural world, combined with the subtle disquiet of our contemporary alienation from nature.

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  1. hey rob… i like your work .. I love how you cropped off your head in the artist picture. Thanks for they encouragement the other day at the y..

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