Rob Foote

Rob Foote

  • Biography

    Rob Foote, hailing originally from South Africa and now rooted in Dunedin, has been wielding a pencil since childhood, his artistic journey commencing with an innate passion for creation. With a career as an award-winning illustrator and author, Foote's artistic narrative traversed the realms of storytelling and visual expression. Transitioning gracefully into the realm of fine art, he continues to approach his craft with the same childlike wonder and curiosity, infusing each stroke with a profound love for artistry and exploration. Inspired by the enchanting landscapes of New Zealand, Foote's work becomes a lyrical dance between imagination and the picturesque vistas that surround him. His aspiration is to encapsulate the breathtaking beauty of the New Zealand landscape on paper inviting viewers to partake in the emotional resonance and sheer wonder that permeates his artwork.
    His utilisation of charcoal in his artistry unveils a captivating narrative, harnessing the medium's fluid and ethereal nature. Charcoal becomes more than mere tool and pigment; it embodies a timeless quality that transcends the present, creating a hauntingly beautiful connection to the past. Through delicate strokes and smudges, charcoal's ephemeral essence emerges on the paper evoking a sense of nostalgia and antiquity. Its versatile fluidity allows him to craft shadows and contours with a ghostly subtlety, infusing his compositions with a dreamlike quality that whispers of bygone eras.

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Rob Foote

Arboreal Abode, 2024
Framed: 80 x 62 cm Charcoal on paper $1,200.00

Rob Foote

Silent Sentinels, 2024
Framed: 65 x 52 cm Charcoal on paper Sold