Robert Chadeayne
(1897 – 1981)

         Robert Chadeayne (American 1897 – 1981) Robert Osborne Chadeayne is an American impressionist painter who is known for his brightly colored nature scenes as well as depictions of domestic life. Born in Cornwall, New York, he attended the Art Students League in New York City where he began to develop his personal style with influences from instructors such as John Sloan, George Luks, and other Ashcan artists.
         In 1927 Chadeayne arrived in Ohio to continue studying art at Columbus College of Art and Design. He spent the rest of his career in Columbus as a professor of Fine Arts at The Ohio State University. After he retired to focus on his artwork full time, he continued to create beautiful landscape paintings that captured Ohio’s natural beauty, as well as vibrant urban scenes that celebrated metropolitan life in Columbus.