Originally trained as a figurative artist, Robert has been rendering historic Bay Area agricultural landmarks since 1997.
Teaching Philosophy and Approach
“As an artist, I visually celebrate the invisible spirits of people and places. As a teacher I nurture the unique inner spirit of each student while providing them a proven process to successfully design and render illusionistic paintings and drawings.”
San Jose State University: Teaching Credential Single Subject (Art), MA, BA. San Francisco Art Institute. Foothill College. Since 2003, Robert has taught CSMA adult painting and drawing classes including: portrait painting, figure drawing, sketching for travelers, drawing & color, studio painting, plein air painting and drawing. He previously taught art classes with the Triton Museum Artreach Program, the San Jose and Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Departments and CSMA’s Art4Schools program. Robert has taught art classes privately since 2004.