(American, born 1946)
Artist Robert McCauley’s paintings, drawings, installations, and mixed media works are rooted in the tradition of 19th century American Romanticism. He addresses a variety of themes, including colliding cultures, environmental ethics, humankind’s impact on nature, and the appropriation of nature in art.
McCauley was born and raised in Mount Vernon, Northwestern Washington. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Washington University in Bellingham, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Washington State University in Pullman, Eastern Washington, in 1972. He served as a professor of art at Rockford College in Illinois for many years. Upon his retirement, he returned to the Skagit Valley in Northwestern Washington, where he now lives and works.