John Robinson is well-known for his unique painting technique that dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries and artists such as Diego Velazquez and Francisco Goya. Based in Worcester, UK, Robinson creates figurative paintings and drawings in which he inhabits following a rich self-portraiture tradition. Often somber melancholiac figures, creating compositions that are comic, but also disturbing. Robinson's process involves complex and method performance, his actions are then documented in oil on canvas.
His works can be found in public collections of many respected museums and art institutions. Collections include, de Bruin-Heijn Collection Portugal, Netherlands, David Roberts Foundation, London, UK. University of the Arts London permanent collection, London, UK. Nicolas & Maxinne Leslau collection, London, UK. Focus Abengoa Foundation, Seville, Spain. Coldwell Banker, Madrid, Spain. Falmouth College of Arts Library, Falmouth U.K. Museo del Ferrocarril, Madrid, Spain. Star Gallery, Beijing, Hereford School of Art and many more private collections