Studied art to School Certificate level, St Philip’s Grammar School, Birmingham, England. Emigrated to Australia in 1965, after studying at King’s College (Durham University), Newcastle upon Tyne and teaching geography and physics at Gosforth Grammar School, Northumberland. Was a member of the academic staff at the University of New England (Armidale) and The University of Newcastle (geography and environmental sciences) from 1965, until retirement in December 1997.

Has exhibited oil, watercolour and pastel paintings in group exhibitions at the University of New England, von Bertouch Galleries (Collectors Choice), Armstrong and Morpeth Galleries, Studio 48, Nanshe Gallery (with Janet de Vries) and Newcastle Art Society. Produced artwork for posters and programmes for University of Newcastle choir.

Principally a landscape painter, with beach scenes, Lake Macquarie and outback Australia amongst favourite subjects in watercolour and pastel.

Was awarded the Joe Punshon Silver Palette Award, Newcastle Art Society, in 2008 and 2016.

Featured Work by Robert Loughran

Nine Mile Beach
Media: WatercolourSize: 50x39cmFrame: Framed$200For Sale
Reflections, Ord River
Media: PastelSize: 43x47cmFrame: Framed$230Sold
The Broadwater
Media: PastelSize: 50x44cmFrame: Framed$250Sold
Rathmines Shore
Media: PastelSize: 56x38cmFrame: Framed$250For Sale
Ebb Tide Port Stephens
Media: PastelSize: 58x38cmFrame: Framed$260Sold
Moobi Rocks, Scone
Media: WatercolourSize: 47x30cmFrame: Framed$150For Sale
Ker-Rai Creek
Media: PastelSize: 56x42cmFrame: Framed$250For Sale
Dry Season River, The Kimberley
Media: PastelSize: 60x42cmFrame: Framed$225For Sale
Tolsta Head, Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Media: PastelSize: 53x41cmFrame: Framed$250For Sale
Media: WatercolourSize: 46x46cmFrame: Framed$225Sold
Green and Gold
Media: PastelSize: 38x48cmFrame: Framed$200Sold
Lakefront Warners Bay
Media: PastelSize: 53x41cmFrame: Framed$225For Sale