David Bowie, the master of re-invention, is one of Rob Hefferan's icons which isn’t surprising – because Rob is an artist with so many ideas that he recreates his artistic style with every new collection he releases.
Rob's varied body of work celebrates the joyous and multifaceted forms that human beings express with limitless imagination and wit. Rob has an innate ability to capture the personality of each of his subjects with honesty, integrity and above all, a sacred appreciation for the unique spirit embodied within us all.
Rob's heartfelt response to humanity is woven into the very fabric of each outstanding portrait, earning him the reputation of one of the finest contemporary realists of his generation. As life is in a constant state of flux and renewal (particularly into 2021), this universal law is reflected in the changing temper of Rob’s work. Brave, forward thinking and always challenging, Rob experiments with themes, moods and styles to create thought provoking visual statements that inspire us to see beyond our limited and cultural frames of reference.
Whether working with chalk pastels, oils or acrylics, Rob’s ability and innovative flair see him capture life as it is lived.With a sensitive capacity to see beyond our masks and reveal the touching truth of who we really are, is a testament to Rob's deep insight and creativity. This ability animates and imbues every brushstroke with palpable verve and originality which reaches out from the canvas. Rob embraces our senses in a delightful interplay and this is the hallmark of the truly talented artist!