About the Artist
a medium for artistic expression has been to the forefront of Robert
Field’s creative life for more than
a decade. Prior to this he had painted in oils, acrylic, gouache and
water colour since the early 1970’s.
A successful author, Robert Field has written six books on geometric patterns which have sold almost 90,000 copies world-wide. These are used by many people as a source of creative design in subjects as diverse as embroidery, patio paving, knitwear and quilt making. His work has also appeared in the following books:
The Mosaic Decorator’s Sourcebook by Rosalind Wates, David & Charles/Quarto
in Kent in 1939, and now living in Dorset, his mosaics have been displayed
in a number of galleries in Britain
and at Chartres in France. In 2001 he received an ‘Investment in
Individual Artists’ award from Southern Arts.