Vernon Rollins, 1951-2012. He was an American artist from Tidewater, Virginia. He’s known for his paintings of the Atlantic seashore and tideland scenery. Coastal lighthouses and rolling sand dunes are constant sources of inspiration and subject matter. His paintings are predominantly realistic, although his admiration of the French impressionists is frequently reflected in his works of water lilies, poppy fields, and native wild flowers. He worked with acrylic polymer.
Rollins earned a BA degree from Baylor University in Theatrical Scenery Design and Production. Memberships: The American Art Society and the Rehoboth Art League of Rehoboth Beach Delaware. His works are in both private and public collections including The Museum of the Albemarle, The American Art Society, the Seaside Art Gallery in Nags Head, North Carolina, and The Mu Epsilon Society of Realistic Painters.