IR-HeadShot-webIan Roberts’ father was a painter and Ian accompanied him on painting trips from the time he was ten. He attended the New School of Art and the Ontario College of Art, both in Toronto, and studied figure painting in Florence, Italy.

He teaches plein air painting in Provence, France each year through his school Atelier Saint-Luc, named after the patron saint of painters. Ian shows in the U.S. and Canada, is an artist member of the California Art Club and a signature member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. His book Mastering Composition has sold over 35,000 copies. Currently he is writing a book on the search for beauty. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, the painter Anne Ward.
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