Bob was an Art Major ad Ouachita University in Arkansas and received his MBA from the U of A in Fayetteville. Following military service as a Lieutenant at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Bob served as Press Secretary and photographer for United States Senator John L. McClellan in Washington D.C. He returned to Arkansas and began a thirty-year career as a public finance investment banker with Morgan Keegan.
But his love of art called him to embark on a career as an artist in 1995, which accelerated when he retired from Morgan Keegan in 2008. He now is an art instructor and owner of Snider Art Studio and Gallery, which was selected by Professional Artist Magazine as Finalist for Most Creative studio.
In his own words, “we live in a created world of design and beauty and it is the joy of all artist to continually interpret the natural world. Seeing what is really there, and making it come alive on canvas is the challenge of a lifetime, and a never-ending delight.”