Robson Galleries

Robson Galleries Original Watercolor paintings and Museum quality Giclee Prints I love the images of the world I see around me.

Nature's pallet of color and it's intensity is infinite. Watercolor is an unforgiving medium, but I choose to use it , because it mirror's nature's colors'

My subject matter can per personal, as in "Alcan House". My parents had their wedding reception in the hotel, the facade of which is visible on the left of the painting. Or, purely a visual contrast of colors, as in "Tangled Patience".

02/10/2017 is now new and improved. Take a peek, tell your friends


The final Giclee Print from Digiatal Arts Studio from Atlanta Georgia, YaHoo


All Done!!! Need help for a title


My second Vote and Win. Working Title, "Primitive Boat"

Vote and Win, 3rd Winner

We had yet another successful contest “Backlite” May 18th 2016, I had a monitored drawing for the 3rd “Vote and Win” contest. I am happy to announce "Backlite" will be painted next, after my current project of (Primitive Boat) The winner, "Jeff Slaga" will be receiving the first of 50 Cotton Giclees. The contest had 15 votes cast, with 2 images receiving 6 votes each. [ 60 more words. ]

We had yet another successful contest “Backlite” May 18th 2016, I had a monitored drawing for the 3rd “Vote and Win” contest. I am happy to announce “Backlite”  will be painted next, af…


Miami Orchid's is now getting printed, with the winner receiving her print shortly. The 9-3/4" x 11" is priced at $50.00 + tax. If you voted for "Miami Orchid's" but did not win the free print, you can purchase the print for $40.00. Be Honest, only 4 voted for the Print. I just don't know who.


On Going pictures of Current Watercolour Painting


The next installment of "VOTE and WIN" has started.
VOTE and WIN” Just visit my website ‘’ Proceed to the “VOTE and WIN” tab. Pick the photograph you would will me to paint. I will do a watercolor painting of the photograph with the most votes. A random drawing will be done during “Durham Spring ArtWalk” at “The Exotique”. April 30 2016. The random winner will receive the first of 50 limited edition Giclee prints. You can vote up to April 24th 2016. One vote per person, but tell all your friends.


I have started the 2nd "Vote and Win" Contest at Visit the "Vote and Win" page. There you will find 4 photographs I would love to paint. Is there one you like? Just click on the "speech bubble" located at the bottom right of the photograph. I have tested tested this current Apple, iPhone, iPad, and PC configurations at home. (ok I am a Geek) If you find one you like, just click on that speech bubble and provide your name, and email address. The photograph with the most votes I will paint. Those voting for this photograph, all voting will have their name drawn randomly. They will win the first of 50 extreme museum full size Giclee. The photos are here on Facebook, but need to place your choice at The voting closes January 31st 2016. Drawing February 2nd 2016. Tell all your friends, good luck to everyone. If you have any troubles, email me your choice, I need name, choice and email


This painting is being done as the winning image at my first "Vote and Win" Contest


An so it continues


A collection of 14 Original and Giclee transparent watercolour Paintings

We have a winner

On August 8th 2015, I had a monitored drawing for the first "Vote and Win" contest. I am happy to announce Miami Orchids will be painted next, after my current project of (working title, Alabama Oil Slick) The winner Hardee Klitzman will be receiving the first of 50 Cotton Giclees

On August 8th 2015, I had a monitored drawing for the first “Vote and Win” contest.  I am happy to announce Miami Orchids will be painted next, after my current project of (working titl…


Hi everyone, getting close to finishing my Alabama Oil Slick. I need your help. Sign on to and tell your Facebook friends the same. Check out the "Vote and Win" tab, and Vote for your Favorite next painting. I am having a drawing for the photo with the highest votes. The winner will win the First out of 50 Museum quality Giclee print. I have 3 photos in the running, Orchid, Boat and Coffee. Need to sign on to the site so I can keep everything in one place. Good Luck, Enjoy. Help a struggling Artist.

Vote and Win

Hi, everyone. I have started laying pigment to "Alabama Oil Slick". I'm hoping it to be finished in 2 months, if not sooner. Take a look at the "Vote and Win" tab and vote for your choice for my next painting. The image with the most votes I will paint. All votes will be put in a "Hat". The winner drawn will win the first of 50 Gilee's printed. Good luck. Tell all your friends.... PS the original will be going on sale.

This site is up and Running

This site is up and Running

Hello everyone, welcome to the new and improved web page. I encourage everyone to check it out. Don't forget to look at the "Vote and Win" tab. You can win the first of 50 limited edition museum quality giclee. Tell all your friends. Joanne


My web page is brand new, really cool, also now on Twitter, LinkIn check it out, vote and win


Duke Released a Coloring Book this Christmas for the patients. With proceeds to "HAND" First Edition. At the Beach, is currently hanging in a patient's room 3rd floor, Duke North.


Vote And Win, Yes you read Correctly.... I am currently working on a lovely fall painting.
After I am finished I am going to paint one of the five pictures below.
I am going to paint the picture with the highest votes. I will randomly select the winner by pulling a name out of a hat. (someone else will be present, I promise)
If your name gets pulled, you will win the "First" of only 50 printed. It will be printed on Cotton 310gsm textured paper, it will be signed and numbered and will have a 1.5" border.

So, how can I win.
1. go to and follow the tab on the top row labeled "Vote and Win" click on the speech bubble on the bottom right. and vote..

2. Vote here on this page.

PS everyone have your friends like this page, if they so do.
thanks everyone for your support and encouragement


"Paris Cafe" Interested
Image Size 8-1/2" x 19"
Paper Size 11-1/2" x 22"

2 Paper types used, both light fast and do not hang in direct light. (gsm = grams square meter)

Cotton, Museum, Archive Textured 310 gsm UV coated
$70.00 only 50 to be printed signed, Named and Numbered

Cellulose, Decor, Archive 245 gsm
$40.00 250 Signed Named and Numbered


The Making of "Paris Cafe"


Robson Galleries's cover photo


Untitled Album


Starting my next painting, watch it grow and change soon on the Working title is "All Roads wind through West Virginia"


Have been invited to hang selected paintings in the "Office of Mayor" William Bell, Durham North Carolina. Updates to follow.


Welcome to the new and improved "Robson Galleries"
The webpage is new, and refreshing. Viewers will be able to watch as my painting's progress. They will have the opportunity to win the first of only 50 giclee's made from Cotton rag printed. Have fun "Vote" and you can "Win"


Durham Art Walk participants party down at Bull McCabe's

I had the pleasure of attending a "Meet and Greet" with a few of the local media reps to promote the upcoming "Durham Art Walk" this April 9th and 10th.

I will be at the Carolina Theater, site 38, located just behind the Durham Arts Council building on Morgan street.

Art walk takes over downtown next weekend, April 9 & 10


I am thrilled to announce after much discussion "Starbucks" is now the "Official" Coffee of Robson Galleries. Their 40th Anniversary Coffee, "Tribute" Blend will be served at the upcoming Wine and Cheese. March 18th 5-9pm at Exotique 319 West Main Street Durham.

Somebody Pinch me please, I must be dreaming...


My Latest finished; first commissioned work


Keep This date open "March 18 2011" For a Wine and Cheese open house at Exotique on West Main... Celebrating my watercolors for month of March. Planning is in the works. I'm thinking we all could do something Later, Dinner / Dancing maybe.


2011 is starting out what promises to be a good year.... Check out my updated blog for details. As events get finalized I will create events here.


3107 Dixon Road
Durham, NC

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Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
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