Rob Rek is a multi-award-winning career artist and tutor, working from his studios in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. His artworks are driven by the perfection and fine details of the natural world. The process of exacting the results he produces today, are skills which have taken many years of focused study and practice to refine.
Using only the finest archival materials available, he approaches many subject matters - But nothing has held his attention more tightly than the world of birds. Captivated by the freedom they represent as well as their ethereal beauty. Striving to achieve ever more perfect results has seen REK Collaborating with multiple professional nature photographers from Australia and abroad - always seeking out only the best reference material to work from
His work has proliferated in recent years, he exhibits regularly, and his sought-after paintings are held in private, corporate and government collections from every corner of Australia and across the globe.
His artwork has been commissioned for children’s books, appeared on national TV in Australia, and has been a finalist in many competitive art prizes including, as well as winner of the 2021 and 2022 Annual Hinchinbrook Birdlife Art Awards.
In 2022 Rek cofounded Sage Creative Art Gallery at Portside Wharf in Brisbane.