Maine painter Robert Pollien earned his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
Robert has been awarded a Maine Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship in painting. He has received support from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, the Monhegan Artists’ Residency Corporation, the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm and the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, among others. In 1993, he served as the first Artist-in-Residence at Acadia National Park.
Robert currently teaches at the University of Maine, and at ArtWaves, a community art center recently established in the village of Town Hill in Bar Harbor, Maine.
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.