Object Lessons

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© Courtesy of the artist & McMurtrey Gallery
Object Lessons

3508 Lake Street
Houston, Texas 77098
January 12th, 2013 - February 9th, 2013
Opening: January 12th, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

United States
Tuesday - Friday: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Robert Kinsell's narrative paintings invite the viewer to participate in a new world of the artists' making. Beautifully rendered, Kinsell transforms the traditional landscape and still life into a springboard for new conceptual associations both comical and tragic.  
Robert Kinsell completed his Master of Fine Art in Painting at the University of Wisconsin/Madison. He is a Professor of Art at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, where he has taught Painting, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Design, and Advertising Design. Kinsell's solo exhibitions include "Past and Present" at the Longview Museum of Fine Art in Longview, Texas; "Reality-Virtual and Otherwise" at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas; and "The Secret Life of Objects: Ten Years in Texas," at the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin. He has also exhibited at the Galveston Art Center in Galveston, Texas; the Glassell School of Art in Houston, Texas; Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, Arkansas; and Laguna Gloria Art Museum in Austin, Texas, and Ann Nathan Gallery in Chicago Illinois. His work can be found in a number of public and private collections, including the South Texas Institute for the Arts in Corpus Christi, Texas.