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Robin Douglas


Current Events

Please see the below virtual and in person offerings for you to enjoy!


Workshop: Contemporary Pop Art Painting

In Person at OMA August 2nd and 4th 1-4 pm

Are you intrigued by fast food? How about commercial objects and their wrappers? Represent real and impagined mass produced favorites through a variety of painting methods. Join Robin Douglas an guest artist Taylor Chapin to explore their techniques, intent and innovative canvases. All supplies included.


Taste of Art: Rorschach Prints ala Andy Warhol

In person at OMA August 19th 6-8 pm

Andy Warhol’s “butterfly” paintings were inspired by Psychiatrist Herman Rorschach’s ink blot tests. Join Robin Douglas to explore the ways and means Warhol used to create his gigantic symmetrical paintings which hang in many prestigious collections.
After a brief slide presentation we will focus on color, brushstrokes and the technique used to create your own unique painting. All supplies included

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Osher Lecture Series: 5 Art Topics

October 12-November 9th (Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 am) @ Cal State San Marcos Campus

5 Art Topics including: Famous Artists' Studios and Homes, The Museum of Lost Art, Royal Art Collections, Non Western Art, Defining Beauty

Robin Douglas

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Miro Student Work

Enjoy programs with Robin through her partner organizations

In peron and virtually

Robin will be teaching at Oceanside Museum of Art, Osher's Lifelong Learning Program, and speaking at Rotaries and Book Clubs. To learn more about OMA or become a member click here. To become a member of Osher (to register for courses) click here



Robin Douglas

Robin Douglas has taught art for 47 years at every level and venue - including 36 years as an Art Professor at the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana. She taught many studio and art history courses. Some of her service included the positions of the Associate Director of the School, the Graduate Coordinator and the Program Chair of Art Education, Study Abroad Coordinator, University Senator and a member of the Scholar’ Faculty and was titled a University Distinguished Faculty Member.

While at the university Robin was also a board member of the Spurlock museum, the Krannert art museum and the Urbana Arts Council. Her own art work is in many private and public collections. 

Currently she presents a variety of art studio workshops monthly and gives art related lectures at the Oceanside Museum of Art. She serves on the OMA museum board and several committees-including the Art Education and Art Auction committee. 

Robin also gives tours to adults, school and scouting groups and arranges tours to Los Angeles art museums.

She is a recurring lecturer at LIFE (Learning is for Everyone) a program focused on Senior learning at Mira Costa College, Osher Life Long Learning Institute, a UC San Diego Extension, San Diego Rotary Chapters, Beta Delta & Eta Eta, and the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA).  She received OMA's medal of distinction in 2018 for her outstanding contributions to art education at the Oceanside Museum of Art.


Robin, her husband, and family travel constantly to conduct research at several art museums keeping current with the art world.

Art and Activities

Come join Robin Douglas for lectures, excursions, classes and workshops.

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Personal Art

Available for Commission

Lectures and Excursions

Making Art Come to Life

Broad Museum

Classes and Workshops

Getting Hands On

You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.

Joan Miro

Harlequins Carnival

Email Robin to request lectures, workshops, or to book a private tour or trip for your group. She is also available for individual or group critiques as well as serving as a juror for art shows. Her private commissions hang in private homes, hotels, universities, and corporate buildings.