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Biography

Painter Robert Hurst is one of the top sports artists in the country. In addition to his sports themed artwork he creates vibrant music and western themed paintings. He also recently started a critter themed collection that has received wide acclaim. Working with acrylic paints, Robert is able to create a feeling of dynamic movement. Using gestural sweeps of vibrant color he captures the essence of the people and subjects he commits to canvas.Robert’s art education began at Stephen F. Austin University and North Harris County College in Texas (1978-1982) where he studied medical illustration. In 1983 he studied painting...

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Artist Robert Hurst is the Official Artist of these Halls of Fame & More

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Artist Robert Hurst is the Official Artist of these Halls of Fame & More

Below are artist Robert Hurst's official associations   Associations Title and Dates Description Official Artist Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1997 - Current Each year limited edition prints are made from paintings Robert creates to honor the the Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. Then the framed number one prints are presented by Robert to each inductee at the induction banquet. This is a fundraiser for the museum tshof.org Official Artist National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006 - Current Each year Robert paints the inductee’s official portraits then limited edition prints are made of the paintings. The inductees sign the prints, which...

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Armadillo Christmas Bazaar - Meet the 2017 Featured Art by Artist Robert Hurst

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Armadillo Christmas Bazaar - Meet the 2017 Featured Art by Artist Robert Hurst

Read Robert's interview with Renée Rice posted on the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar website at www.armadillobazaar.com/armadillo-artists/2017-featured-art-artist-robert-hurst/ Here's also a copy of it Meet the 2017 Featured Art Artist by Renée Rice August 29, 2017 This year’s featured art is by Robert Hurst. Read our interview below with Hurst to learn more about the work behind the featured art piece and his art career. Tell us about yourself, your artistic background/career, where you are from and where you live now. I’ve always been drawn to creating art and drew pictures constantly in my childhood. I would look at small photos of my...

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Longhorns Gone Wild by Robert Hurst Featured on the Cover of Celebrate Austin

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Longhorns Gone Wild by Robert Hurst Featured on the Cover of Celebrate Austin

Celebrate Austin – the Visitor’s Guide featured Robert Hurst’s Longhorns Gone Wild on the front page of its 2014 visitor's guide  

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Texas Sports Hall of Fame Article About Robert Hurst

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Texas Sports Hall of Fame Article About Robert Hurst

Robert's interview by a member of Texas Sports Hall of Fame staff, which was posted to their website Athletes, Acrylic & Art 09/26/2013 12:36 PM Just south of the Brazos River on Interstate 35 is the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.  Inside, among the autographed artifacts and jerseys, hang some of the state’s most cherished paintings of Texas sports legends.  These hanging testaments, created with passion, go beyond the simple depiction of form and figure.  They portray an effervescence of life, and a vitality that photographs fail to capture. The name behind these paintings is a nationally renowned painter, Robert...

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