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ROBERT H. STOCKTON
Mukilteo, Washington - United States


, What The Gods Allow, Landscape, $142
, This World Is Not My Home, Abstract Landscape, $310
, Mechanics Of The Human He, Love, $368

Art Starting At $105

Artist Statement

I am a collector. Which, I guess, is one of the major requirements for someone who works in mixed media, using "found" materials. I also use traditional artist's materials, such as acrylic and oil paints, gouache and watercolors, and colored pencils. My real fascination is with the imaginative or unusual juxtaposition of textures, patterns, and colors which help to create interesting, and, sometimes, surprising visual relationships, or "connections," in my work. I am constantly picking up things which I find interesting that are laying on the ground: scraps of paper or cardboard; old washers; rusty pieces of metal; old wood with faded, cracked, or chipped paint; buttons; objects flattened by traffic; etc. Each of these objects has individual surface characteristics, or textures, based on where it has been, and what has happened to it. I'm particularly interested in objects which bear marks left by both man and nature. In my work, I attempt to use the visual relationships mentioned above, to create a new "aesthetic" for these "castoffs," so that people may view them in a new way. As a real "junk addict" I tend to find usable ephemera, from a variety of sources, practically everywhere I look: city streets and parking lots, house and other building demolition sites, abandoned buildings, local beaches, and "vacant" lots. (A favorite material of mine is the layered billboard advertisements that can sometimes be found in rain-soaked heaps, beneath the billboards from which they have fallen.) I also love ...   Read More

Original Artworks (88)

Robert H. Stockton; Gleneden Avenue Oakland 1968, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 20 x 20 inches.
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2016
20 x 20 inches (50.8 x 50.8 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; No Brain for Math and Science, 2013, Original Mixed Media, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2013
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Off the Radar, 2012, Original Mixed Media, 6.5 x 7.5 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a small mixed media piece, based on the adventures and hazards of air travel.  The artwork is 2. 5 x 3. 5 in size ( standard ATC size) , and is matted, to a finished size of 6. 5 x 7. 5, with white, pH neutral, museum ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2012
6.5 x 7.5 inches (16.5 x 19.1 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Last Days, 2010, Original Mixed Media, 8 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241  This giclee'print was created from a mixed media original, in an edition of 50 prints.  The artwork is 8
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2010
8 x 8 inches (20.3 x 20.3 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; What the Gods Allow, 2011, Original Mixed Media, 8 x 11.3 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a giclee' print of a mixed media original, printed on archival fine art paper.  The artwork size is 8 x 11. 25, and it is matted with white museum board to an overall finished size of 13 x 17.  The original artwork is a mixed ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2011
8 x 11.3 inches (20.3 x 28.7 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; This World is Not My Home II, 2010, Original Collage, 10 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241     This collage combines a number of vintage papers from a variety of sources, including old wallpaper, maps, billboard material, and other papers.  The artwork area is 6 x 8, and it is matted, under glass, in white museum board, to a framed size of 10 x 14.    ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Collage, 2010
10 x 14 inches (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Mechanics of the Human Heart, 2010, Original Mixed Media, 10 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 This mixed media piece combines a variety of vintage papers and opaque watercolor.  The heart of the title is contained within a small shadow box at the center of the composition.  The piece is matted with white museum board, under glass, and is framed to a size ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2010
10 x 14 inches (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Fall Into Place, 2011, Original Mixed Media, 14 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241   This mixed media piece combines collage, acrylics, opaque watercolors, and a variety of vintage ( and other) papers.  The artwork area is 8 x 8, and it is matted, under glass, in white museum board, to a framed size of 14 x 14 .  ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2011
14 x 14 inches (35.6 x 35.6 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Star and Cat Leave San Fr..., 2003, Original Mixed Media, 12 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241  This mixed media piece combines collage, colored pencil, opaque watercolors, a section of a monotype, and stamped images.  The artwork area is 7. 5
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2003
12 x 15 inches (30.5 x 38.1 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Crash Course, 2009, Original Mixed Media, 10 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241  This mixed media composition is created from a variety of weathered and found papers, as well as acrylic paint.  It is matted with white museum board, and framed, under glass in black metal. ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2009
10 x 14 inches (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Waking Hour, 2008, Original Collage, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  This small collage is made from found, worn and weathered papers and fabric, including old letters, maps, botanical illustrations, newspaper, labels, and canvas.  It is matted with white museum board, under glass, in a black metal frame to a finished size of 9 x 12 inches.  The ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Collage, 2008
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Night Window, 2008, Original Mixed Media, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  This mixed media piece is created from acrylic paint, a variety of different types of paper, and an old transit token.  The bird is enclosed in a small shadow box made from old maps.  The piece is matted in white museum board, and framed in black metal ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2008
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Ancient Garden , 2008, Original Collage, 9 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241  This small collage ( the actual size of the art is 5. 5 x 3. 5) has been created from a variety of papers worn and weathered by age or weather.  It is framed to a finished size of 11 x 9, and floats, matted with white museum ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Collage, 2008
9 x 11 inches (22.9 x 27.9 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; On The Highwire, 2007, Original Collage, 8 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241  This collage is created from Color Aid art paper and scraps of billboard material.  It is matted with white museum board, to a finished size of 9 x 8, and is framed in a black metal frame, under glass. ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Collage, 2007
8 x 9 inches (20.3 x 22.9 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; at the late night double ..., 2007, Original Mixed Media, 9 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241  This small mixed media piece is composed of a wide variety of pop- culture imagery drawn from movies, music, and comic books.  The art work is 4 x 4 and it is matted in white museum board, and is framed, in black metal, under glass, to a ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2007
9 x 9 inches (22.9 x 22.9 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Saving Your Own Life, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 9 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241  This small mixed media piece incorporates a wide variety of found materials including old maps, hand colored engravings, matchbox labels and artwork from prayer cards, as well as acrylic paint.  The art work is 4 x 4 and it is matted with white museum board, and framed, ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2007
9 x 9 inches (22.9 x 22.9 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; The Things That We Depend On, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241  This mixed media piece incorporates a variety of found, and appropriated materials, as well as acrylic paint.  It is matted with white museum board, and framed in black metal, under glass, to a finished size of 13 x 13.  The actual size of the artwork is 8 ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2007
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Available Light, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 13 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241  This mixed media piece has been created using a layering technique in which neutral colored tissue paper and washes of white acrylic paint work together to partially cover some areas, while exposing others.  The artwork is 8 x 10 inches, and is matted with white museum board, ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2007
13 x 15 inches (33.0 x 38.1 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Thoughts Becoming Things, 2007, Original Collage, 16 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241  This collage is created from cut and torn, worn and weathered found paper from a variety of sources.  It is matted, under glass, with white museum board and framed in black wood to a finished size of 13 x 16. ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Collage, 2007
16 x 13 inches (40.6 x 33.0 cm)
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Robert H. Stockton; Copernicus, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  This mixed media piece incorporates a variety of found and traditional artist' s materials, and is enclosed in a black, wood shadow box, under glass as it contains several three dimensional elements.  Materials used include: weathered canvas, old newspapers, text from old astronomy books, typewritten text on ...
Robert H. Stockton
Original Mixed Media, 2007
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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