From a young age Robert always demonstrated his creative skills through painting and drawing. Following high school he continued on the creative path studying graphic design at Durham College from 1981 to 1984. Upon graduating he re-located to Toronto to begin his career as a graphic designer.
After many successful years in the advertising world Robert left the industry in 2010 to pursue his passion for painting and set up his studio in Aurora, Ontario.
Many of his paintings are in private collections in Canada.