Robert Yoder


Robert Yoder is a Seattle-based artist, curator, and collector. Since receiving his MFA from the University of Washington in 1987, Robert’s work has been exhibited widely in the Northwest. His collages made from retired wood road signs are visual translations of the act of gazing down from above which became an iconic body of work. Interested in the material possibilities of found objects, Robert moved from discarded signage through children's building blocks, shopping bags, hazard tape, and cut portions of magazines as materials for his unique collage work that balances negative space with near abstraction of elements. He is currently exploring oil paint as a material, starting with a realistic image that he them pushes into the painterliness of paint.

Robert’s work is in many collections including Amgen Corporation, Boeing Corporation, The City of Seattle Public Art Collection, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Hallmark Corporation, Henry Art Gallery, Hewlett Packard Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Portland Art Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Swedish Health Services, Tacoma Art Museum, and Vulcan Incorporated.


Some Kind of Stranger 2018 exhibition

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Formal Gardens

Court Yard


Public Waterfront

Formal Gardens 2017, embroidered cotton towel fragment, 21 x 24 inches, $400    
Court Yard 2017, embroidered cotton washcloth, 12 x 12 inches, $400

Garage 2017, embroidered cotton washcloth, 24 x 16 inches, $400
Public Waterfront 2017, embroidered cotton towel with appliqué, 47 x 28 inches, $1,100

JAME6 2017 exhibition


JAME6 Rotsee 2016, oil and enamel on cotton tee shirt material, 32 x 46 inches, $2,200

JAME6 Star-News 2016, oil and enamel on canvas, 34 x 23 inches, $2,000
JAME6 Garfield 2016, oil on cotton, 44 x 36 inches, $2,200


JAME6 Yacht 2015, oil on cotton tee shirts, 23 x 29 inches, $2,000

DARK ENTRIES  2014 exhibition

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TEENAGE DONNA (HOBBY LANTERN 4), 2013, oil and acrylic on cotton bandana, 18 x 18 inches, $1,500
, 2013, oil and acrylic on cotton bandana, 18 x 18 inches, $1,500


TEENAGE DONNA (HOBBY LANTERN 10), 2013, oil and acrylic on cotton bandana, 13 x 13 inches, $900


DILF!  2012 exhibition


UNTITLED (JESS), 2011, oil on panel, 10 x 8 inches, $1,450, framed


UNTITLED (IAN AGAIN), 2011, oil on panel, 8 x 10 inches, $1,200


UNTITLED (DALE), 2011, oil on panel, 10 x 8.5 inches, $1,200


UNTITLED (ANDREW), 2012, oil on panel, 12 x 16 inches, $1,600


UNTITLED (CARL FINAL), 2011, oil on panel, 14 x 11 inches, $1,400


UNTITLED (COTTON), 2011, oil on panel, 7 x 5 inches, $1,050, framed


UNTITLED (LIFT), 2010, oil on panel, plexi, 7 x 5 inches, $950


UNTITLED (LUKAS), 2011, oil on panel, mylar, 25 x 19 inches, $2,000