Published On: Thu, Aug 1st, 2013

Robert Tuckwiller named Best Mountain Artist

 

Robert Tuckwiller, one of America’s most prolific and successful artists, from Lewisburg, has been named Best Mountain Artist by Blue Ridge Country Magazine. During his 35-year career as a professional artist, Tuckwiller has painted and sold several thousand original painting

Ben Lewis pictured receiving the certificate from GEHS and EGMS head golf coach Terry Koon

Ben Lewis pictured receiving the certificate from GEHS and EGMS head golf coach Terry Koon

s and prints. He received a B.S. degree in art from Concord University and a Master’s Degree from Hollins University in Liberal Studies in Visual and Performing Arts. Acclaimed as a realist, Tuckwiller’s award winning landscapes can be found in private and corporate collections throughout the world. Tuckwiller has also written and produced two outdoor dramas, “Riders of the Flood” and “Big Dreams – Restless Spirit,” which were performed during the past decade at the Island Park Amphitheater on the Greenbrier River in Ronceverte.

Every five years, Blue Ridge Country Magazine asks its readers to vote for their favorite people, places, activities, and this year they named Tuckwiller as the Best Mountain Artist. It has a readership of 325,000 and covers the states of West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. The 25th Anniversary edition of the magazine is available on newsstands now throughout the region and the new inaugural digital edition is available online at www.blueridgecountry.comj. {{more}}

Collectors and admirers can view and purchase Tuckwiller’s artwork anytime at www.tuckwillergallery.com, see him in person at select art shows and exhibits, or follow him on Facebook. His artwork can also be seen at The Very Thing Antique and Collectibles Center in Lewisburg and the Tuckwiller Art Studio located at his Newport, VA home, which is 8 miles west of Blacksburg, VA. The Studio is open by appointment.