Robert Burris is a charter and Signature member of the Bloomington Watercolor Society. He studied watercolor at the University of Cincinnati while earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Design. Current works are primarily landscapes, seascapes, and life figure drawing and paintings. He has shown in numerous shows and exhibits, earning a first place in watercolor at the T. C. Steele paint outs in 2004 and 2009. Robert retired from Lear Siegler, Inc. in Seymour, Indiana, as Director of Creative Marketing Services.