Hollyhock Garden

Original: oil on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 2005 “Hollyhock Garden” was painted by Lee Robinsong between 2000 and 2005 as a celebration of the legendary garden at the Hollyhock Retreat Centre on British Columbia’s Cortes Island. The land that is...

Worlds in Balance

Original: oil on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1984 “Worlds in Balance” is a painting about my home. It was painted in 1984 from a beach cottage on southern Cortes Island where I lived for six years, attuning to the tides, the winds and the skies. The...

Un jardin à Ben Aknoun El-Djazair 1966

Original: oil on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 2008 “Un jardin à Ben Aknoun El-Djazair 1966” is a painting I did from memory of my childhood home in Algiers in the mid 1960s. The beautiful Moorish house, built in 1770, was a place of discovery and...

Spirit-Swallows

Original: oil and acrylic on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1984 “Spirit-Swallows” depicts the southern Cortes Island coastline at the head of the Georgia Strait, between Vancouver Island and the Mainland. A squall pushing through from the west brings...

South Cortes Island Blufflands under Mackerel Sky

Original: oil on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1992 In 1991, Lee Robinsong moved from a house by the ocean to a cabin deep in the forests of British Columbia’s Cortes Island. With the change in location came a change in perspective. Life by the ocean...