Sheridan Prize for Art

The 2021 Sheridan Prize for Art Archive

I began painting at 22 in 1971 and photography at 48 in 1997. Photography was the basis for my painting, particularly black and white photos from the likes of Avedon, Penn, and Hurrell. It gave me the freedom to capture what was spread before me in a milisecond that would take weeks on canvas with painting. I have never considered myself a “Photographer” chained to F-stops, focal lengths, and the demand of focus versus blur; but rather a painter with a camera

Robert A. Fischer, Photographer

Robert Fischer

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