Rob grew up on the Montana prairies and in the Montana mountains. He spent youthful summers working steel gangs, trail crews and harvesting wheat, and has hiked much of Glacier National Park. He paints his native Montana to elevate and preserve her magnificence.
Rob paints full-time from his studio in Whitefish, Montana and participates regularly in invitational, juried and plein air events throughout the country. His work is displayed in galleries throughout Montana, and appears in private, public, and corporate collections throughout the Unites States. His work has been published in Western Art Collector, The Big Sky Journal, Distinctly Montana and The Whitefish Review. More information about Rob's art, career, education and experiences can be found at www.RobAkey.com.