Rob Hefferan was born in 1968 in Warrington, Cheshire. Upon leaving secondary education, Rob went on to study at Padgate Art School and later gained a place at university to study a degree in illustration. From 1991, Rob worked hard as a versatile designer and illustrator which won him a number of prestigious contracts, ranging from high profile advertising campaigns along with illustrative artwork for children’s books. Rob’s first exhibition in 2003 was greeted with wide critical acclaim, so much so that every painting was sold during the course of the exhibition.
Rob Hefferan is an exceptionally talented figurative artist. His work not only captures the unique character and warmth of each subject, but transcends form to suggest the living, breathing essence of the individual. Working predominately with oils and acrylics, Rob’s work is both eminently understandable and intensely familiar. Colour, light and texture harmonise intelligently and with stunning candour to produce works that resonate with vibrant life.
Rob Hefferan’s work is at the forefront of contemporary figurative art. His artwork is highly sought after and sold globally to art collectors and private individuals who appreciate his unique style.