Born in Urbana, Ohio Robert grew up in Washington, D.C. There was a strong love for the visual arts at a very early age. Robert attended the Duke Ellington School for the Arts.Returning to Ohio he furthered his education at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Robert currently resides in Cleveland,Ohio and works as a freelance illustator. "Humorous whimsical cartoons,character design,and people; the concepts of life's situations,people,place,and things are what I enjoy illustrating.Everyday is surely going to be a different ride and show."