Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts

Robert Goldman 2022



Robert Goldman, born 1948 in Illinois, has been a professional artist since 1971. He showed his work in San Diego, CA for over 25 years before moving to Tucson, AZ. where he exhibited his work for 20 years until moving to Prescott, AZ in 2013. Robert's paintings are based both on plein air and studio work. 


Robert attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA where he was accepted with advanced standing and awarded a scholarship. A selected list of workshops include Ray Vinella, John Asaro, Wolf Kahn, Wayne Thiebaud, Matt Smith, Jove Wang, Phil Starke, Randall Sexton, Ray Roberts, Bill Anton and Ned Jacob.


Robert has received numerous awards, and has been included in several books and publications. His work is in the permanent collection of The Grand Canyon Association and he is collected worldwide.  In addition he has been an art teacher for a number of years. In May 2021, Robert will be honored to have his third extensive museum show at the Maynard Dixon Legacy Museum. In 2021 Robert was awarded Signature Membership in the Plein Air Painters of America organization. Recently he was awarded first place in the Oil Painters of America annual showcase.

Oil Painters of America Award

View the Robert Goldman Maynard Dixon Country Revisited show currently on display at the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts.

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