Roderick Anderson is a largely self taught artist based in Perth, Western Australia.
He graduated from the University of Western Australia majoring in Classics.
He has painted in Perth since the mid 1960s and exhibited in numerous group exhibitions and been a winner of the Joondalup Art Prize.
He also studied Fine Arts at WAIT and attended drawing courses at Canberra, Claremont, and Perth Technical Colleges.
He participated in a portrait painting workshop at the Academy of Realist Art in Toronto, Canada in 2016 and studied portrait painting techniques with Robin Eley at the Art Academy in Adelaide in 2018.
He works mainly in oil paints, in a non-abstract and vaguely traditional manner.