Echoes

Original: oil and acrylic on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1983 In the summer of 1982, Lee Robinsong lived with his young family in a beach cottage on the south end of British Columbia’s Cortes Island. Three years removed from the busy world of cities...

Cortes Island Rococo

Original: oil on wood, 36 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1982 “Cortes Island Rococo” was painted by Lee Robinsong in 1982 as one face of the two-sided wooden sign that originally graced the outside entrance to Hollyhock. The sign hung under a shelter where the...

Cortes Island Pastoral

Original: oil on wood, 36 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1982 “Cortes Island Pastoral” was painted by Lee Robinsong in 1982 as one face of the two-sided wooden sign that once graced the outside entrance to Hollyhock. The sign hung under a shelter where the...

Blossom Bay II

Original: oil on canvas, 48 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1997 “Blossom Bay II” is one of two portraits of a remote tidal bay on south Cortes Island that was my home for five years. Being so isolated, it’s also home to nesting eagles, owls, cougars, wolves and...

Gorge Entrance

“Gorge Entrance” celebrates the exhilaration of taking a kayak out on a perfect spring day, after a long season of wild winter gales on British Columbia’s west coast. In the painting we join kayakers at the entrance to The Gorge, on Cortes Island’s west side. It is a...

Blossom Bay I

Original: oil on canvas, 43 inches in diameter; © Lee Robinsong 1997 “Blossom Bay I” is one of two portraits of a remote tidal bay on south Cortes Island that was my home for five years. Being so isolated, it’s also home to nesting eagles, owls, cougars, wolves and...