Robert J. Stetz is a New Jersey artist whose primary media is watercolor. His subjects aim to capture the simple nature of everyday life and characters observed during his travels in the United States and abroad. Although his formal education & career was in engineering, he is primarily a self-taught artist, and has studied with several New Jersey artists including Santo Pezzutti and the late Pat Lafferty. Bob has received several awards & exhibited throughout New Jersey , performed commissioned portrait work for a number of families and clients, and completed commercial illustrations for technical publications. He is an Exhibiting Artist at the Guild of Creative Art , and a member of the Manasquan River Group of Artists, Belmar Arts Council, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, and the New Jersey Watercolor Society.
New Jersey Watercolor Society- Associate Member Annual Show- Award of Excellence – 2008 and 2012.
Belmar Arts Council – “Painters Works” Juried Show -2nd Place – Watercolor.
Art in the Park – Long Branch – 3rd Place –Overall Show.
Croydon Hall - Middletown Art Show- 1st Place- Watercolor.
Monmouth Festival of the Arts - Annual Juried Show.
Art Alliance of Monmouth County - Annual Juried Show.
The Rotunda of Metuchen - Featured Exhibitor.
Monmouth Beach Cultural Center - Solo Exhibit.
Jay Ross Memorial Library/SeaBright - Solo Exhibit.
Eatontown Public Library - Solo Exhibit.
Oceanic Free Library - Exhibitor.
Monmouth County library-Wall Township -Exhibitor.
References are available on request.
New Jersey Watercolor Society
Manasquan River Group of Artists
Belmar Arts Council
Art Alliance of Monmouth County
Guild of Creative Art-Exhibiting Member