Bob Upton is a plein air painter from St. Paul, Minnesota. He paints in oils and in gouache directly from life. He has travelled around the world painting on location in Europe and all across the United States.
Upton has been recognized in juried plein air competitions across the country including Plein Air Easton, Plein Air Grand Marais, Door County Plein Air, and En Plein Air Texas and Olmsted Plein Air. He has also been awarded numerous times in the Plein Air Salon and Laguna Plein Air Painters of America Best of Plein Air.
Upton was the cover artist for Plein Air Magazine, featuring his luminous paintings of Venice and Florence, Italy. Bob’s is a featured artist in Stephen Doherty’s book “The Art of Plein Air Painting.”
You can view his work at bobuptonstudio.com and follow him on Instagram: bobuptonstudio.