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...

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...

Solstice Kings

Original: oil and acrylic on canvas, 8 by 14 inches; © Lee Robinsong 2008 Winter Solstice is celebrated around the world as the time when the light once again emerges from the dark. In the Celtic folklore of the British Isles, Solstice is a time of combat between...

Pastoral Variations on the Themes of Love

Original: oil and acrylic on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 2010 “Pastoral Variations on the Themes of Love” portrays Wiltshire’s Silbury Hill and the path to West Kennet Long Barrow, special places in the celebration of Lee and Patty’s wedding....

Maple Tree

Original: oil on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1993 “Maple Tree” celebrates a south-west Cortes Island garden, its gardeners and its maple tree, a prominent landmark clearly visible from surrounding waters. The painting uses the physical form of the...