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Robert Korhonen - Artist

Robert Korhonen

Learn more about Robert Korhonen from Ft. Lauderdale, FL - United States.

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Robert David Korhonen is a Professional Artist. He has worked in the art industry for 25 years and has countless satisfied customers. Originally from Detroit, he has a BFA degree in Advertising Design and currently runs Art & Soul Graphics in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

After graduating from Detroit's College for Creative Studies, he entered the local art scene. While honing his drawing and painting skills, he also turned into a professional quick sketch portrait artist. He utilizes his talents to create fine art and marketing for national digital advertising campaigns and art gallery shows.

'I use acrylics, watercolors, colored pencils and computer skills to express myself through my art. I've always been involved in some form of creativity. I began my journey in pencil drawing, then into painting with acrylics, moved on to digital vector art on the computer. I'm especially enjoying acrylic painting medium. I've always tried to put my own 'mark' on whatever I create. I have enjoyed delving into colorful techniques which, I think, lends itself more easily to convey the ideas I have in my head onto a visual medium. I am always looking for subject matter in my surroundings. The oceans, lakes, wildlife and scenic beauty of this Florida landscape provide endless possibilities, as well as the people I encounter in life and through photographs. I try to capture not only what I see, but to draw the viewer into my work and make an interactive experience. I enjoy putting paint to canvas.'

He exhibits in regional juried exhibitions with artwork that shows true emotion and beauty of the subject matter. A fine line of light and shadow characterizes his crisply detailed subjects. 'I feel so alive when I create and I want to inspire that feeling in others!' His vision is to create passion people can feel.

Juried Group Show
St. Clair Faire, St. Clair Shores, Michigan

1992 - 1996
Coral Springs Fest, Coral Springs, FL, Art Booth 2nd place award
Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale
RIVERWALK BLUES FESTIVAL, Art Booth and T-Shirt Design

1996 - 2009
1997 - Jazz brunch t-shirt design
1998 - Bass Pro Shops award for designing a Logo for their World of Fishing, in recognition
of outstanding support for the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County.

2010 - Current
Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale
Gallery 101, Ft. Lauderdale
ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale Red Eye
Red Bar Gallery, Miami Curator: Court McGuire
Broward Public Library, Starving Artist Exhibit, Curator: Kosh
Parker Playhouse, Ft. Lauderdale, Curator: Kosh
Limelight Gallery, Miami Lakes, Curator: Chanel Prada
Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale - ribbon for Alligator Walk
Gallery 101, Ft. Lauderdale 1st place award for Iconic exhibition
110 East Atlantic Gallery, Delray Vivid Expressions, Curator: Grace Greenburg,
Sailboat Bend Lofts, Ft. Lauderdale, Curator: Jeremiah Jenner
Broward Public Library, Starving Artist Exhibit,1st place award
Parker Playhouse, Ft. Lauderdale
Limelight Gallery, Miami Lakes, Curator: Chanel Prada
Art Night Pompano - Pompano Citi Center
Art & Jazz Victoria Park - Featured on cover of the Eastsider Newspaper.
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art - Remembering the Art of Caring, for the be inspired project exhibition.
ON THE AVENUE - One of Twelve Artists selected for Exhibition in Delray
Kenny Neal 2012 Blues Tour - Supplied Graphics for Stage, T-shirts, etc.
Freelance Portrait Artist for Christian Dior Events at Macys
The Cheeseburger in Paradise Festival - Caseville, Michigan
The Oakland Park Library Art Exhibition - The month of September.

Portrait Work
St. Coleman's Italian Festival:, Art Booth 2005 - present
Florida Renaisance Festival:, Art Booth 2005 - present
Beach Place: 2005 - 2009
Village Grille Jazz on the Circle Fridays: 2010 - present
Pompano Citi Center events: 2010 - present
Uncorked Wine & Art Festival, Pompano: 2011 - present
ArtwalkS - Las Olas, North Beach, Island City, Fat City: 2010 - present
Miami Lakes Main Street:, Art Booth 2010 - 2011
South Florida Symphony program Cover Design 1st place award

Robert Korhonen joined Licensing on November 6th, 2014.