Robin Frisella PSA-MP

Robin Frisella PSA-MP

Realistic pastel still life artist. 

Artists of New England Podcast Interviews Robin Frisella PSA-MP

Episode 50 -

Laura Cassinari-King stopped by Frisella Fine Art to interview Robin for her podcast, Artists of New England.


Where to find Robin Frisella psa-mp

Website: /

Instagram: @robinfrisella / @frisellafineart

Facebook: @robinfrisellafineart / @frisellafineart

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Pastels / Paper:

Terry Ludwig

Mount Vision

Great American


UART Premium Sanded Paper 400 Grit

Uncanny, 16x16 Original Pastel by Robin Frisella psa-mp

Uncanny, 16x16 Original Pastel by Robin Frisella psa-mp

Limited Edition Reproductions:

Since 2006, all of Robin’s finished pastel paintings have been professionally photographed by Tom Grassi at Image-Tec in Methuen, MA. Tom and his team print all of Robin’s Limited Edition Giclees and Greeting Cards.

Associations / Galleries:

Frisella Fine Art - Hampton Falls, NH

The Guild of Boston Artists - Juried Member - Boston, MA

Copley Society of Art - Juried Member - Boston, MA

Pastel Society of America - Master Pastelist Designation - New York, NY

Pastel Society of New Hampshire - Signature Member - NH

Upcoming Events at Frisella Fine Art:

Layers, Summer Art Series - Dates TBD

Home for the Holidays, We will be celebrating our 14th annual Home for the Holidays Open House on Saturday, November 30, 2-7pm and Sunday, December 1, 2-5pm.  This is our signature event each year.

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Upcoming Outdoor Art Shows:

Allentown Art Festival - Saturday & Sunday, June 8 - 9, 10am - 5pm - Buffalo, NY

Wickford Art Festival - Saturday, July 13, 10am - 6pm & Sunday, July 14, 10am - 5pm - North Kingstown, RI

Complete list is updated monthly at

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Robin receives designation of Master Pastelist from the Pastel Society of America

Award winning artist, Robin Frisella of Manchester, NH was selected to receive the designation of Master Pastelist from the Pastel Society of America after winning the Lila Gold Memorial Award for her pastel painting, “White Pumpkin”.  This award was presented at the reception for the 42nd Annual Exhibition, Enduring Brilliance in New York City, NY on September 25, 2016.  Robin Frisella is an international artist who is known for her realistic still life paintings in pastel. 

Robin’s “White Pumpkin” painting was chosen through the PSA’s annual member’s exhibition which draws over 1,400 entries from across the globe.  Her piece was 1 of 180 paintings on display at the National Arts Club in NYC.  In addition, her piece was selected as 1 of 20 paintings traveling to the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH for exhibit in their Museum December 2016 – February 2017.

Robin Frisella lives in Manchester, NH and creates her stunning still lifes at her Hampton Falls Gallery and studio, Frisella Fine Art.  The paintings Robin creates have a photo-realistic quality but they are hardly images captured in a flash. She painstakingly arranges the objects she has chosen to paint – often pieces of nostalgia that are striking in their antiquity and grace. She blends pure pigment on sanded paper to artfully achieve the tones, lights and shadows of these objects she has so deliberately assembled. The results are still lifes in sheer splendor, memories and moods come to life through layer upon layer of pastel patiently stroked in natural light.

In 2000, after taking a local pastel class, Robin found her calling. Art would be more than a pastime; it would be her life’s work. She left her job of 18 years and began teaching art herself. The first piece she entered in a juried competition won Best of Show.  As her successes and followers grew, she decided to start her own gallery.  Frisella Fine Art Studio opened in Candia, NH in 2006.

Ten years and hundreds of paintings later, Robin moved her studio to the NH Seacoast. Frisella Fine Art in Hampton Falls is a gorgeous gallery featuring not only Robin’s sought-after work, but also pieces from fellow artists and friends.

Robin Frisella’s work has garnered numerous national and regional awards. She is a juried member of the Copley Society of Boston, signature member of the Pastel Society of NH and a Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America. Robin’s work has been published in the Best of America Pastel Artists Vol. II, The American Artist Magazine, New Hampshire Magazine, Artscope Magazine, Monadnock Table, The American Art Collector, The Artist Magazine and the Pastel Journal.

End of Summer / Fall Shows 2016

WCSH6 Sidewalk Art Show, Portland, ME - August 27 - 9am - 4pm, Booth # N21

MAAA Art in the Park, Keene, NH - September 3rd & 4th - 10am - 4pm

On the Green Fine Art Show, Glastonbury, CT - September 10th & 11th - 10am - 5pm

Armonk Outdoor Art Show, Armonk, NY - September 24th & 25th, 10am - 5pm

Bruce Museum Art Festival, Greenwich, CT - October 8th & 9th, 10am - 5pm

Click on the calendar below for address/directions to the shows.

In Loving Memory

10% of all sales from August 25 - September 30, 2016 will be donated to the National Kidney Foundation in loving memory of my Father, Raymond Hebert.

My Dad's First Painting at Age 89

I was so proud of my Dad.  He took his first painting class at age 89 at Hanover Hill Healthcare Center with my Sister-in-Law, Carol.  Little did he know that his painting would reflect our theme "Seas the Day".

My Dad was always so excited to hear about my shows, especially the dollar amount of my awards.  He would say, "Well, you made a good decision to quit your job".

When he first saw the new Gallery space, he commented, "now this is a classy joint".  He was the best.  I miss him everyday, but I am grateful for all the wonderful memories.  Love you Dad!

Photo from our Valentine's Day Open House 2016