Ein Hod is an artists’ village in Israel, close to Haifa, home to 150 artists working in every artistic medium, numerous galleries and studios, a museum, a restaurant, a pub and a café’. This is the village where Robert Nechin lives and works. From the windows of his studio there is a view of the foothills of Mount Carmel with their sloping, tree-covered hillsides. Further down by the coastline are visible remains of the Crusader fortress in Atlit, with the Mediterranean Sea beyond. Inside the studio, full of light, there is a large work table, a kiln, stacks of glass, books, tools, and finished works everywhere.
There are paintings, works in wood, but mainly works in glass – stained glass panels, sculptures, screens, wall pieces (wall sculptures) of fused glass, and “green” art – works whose raw material is broken recycled bottles.
The studio is a place of activity and is not always neat and orderly.