Robert van Kessel was born in Tilburg (The Netherlands) and is graduated in 1998.

After his emigration to Southern Spain in 2007 he started to make abstract paintings only using acrylic paint.
He currently lives and works in Marbella, where the majority of his exhibitions are held.

Benefitting from the splendid and special light of the climate of Southern Spain, he is stimulated to use mainly primary and contrasting colours. Emotion and expression is reflected in his work. He creates a strong design and this couples well with bold lines and rich colours and surface textures.

His work becomes a product of experiences and feelings. With each completion of a painting a certain emotion is concluded, that results in a powerful simplicity with a well-considered balance.

Robert van Kessel