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Robert Roth

Robert Roth

Department Illustration

Courses  BFA Thesis + Exhibition | Illustration II | Illustration: Advanced Illustration Studio Projects | Illustration: Final Project: Illustration Portfolio | Layout Rendering Techniques | Visual Concepts in Illustration

Robert Roth is a native of Cold Spring Harbor, NY. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, one of Robert’s first painting projects was with The Grammy Awards featured in The New York Times. This lead to his first exhibition “Jazz Arrangements” in Manhattan’s lower east side. This followed with exhibitions at The Heckcher Museum of Art and Bologna Landi Gallery in East Hampton, NY. His later works were shown alongside his heroes, Richard Diebenkorn, Edward Hopper, Frank Stella and Romare Bearden at the “American Collage Exhibition”, Gerald Peters Gallery, NYC. During his 35 year career, Robert has contributed works to a variety of clients including, Apple, American Express, The Ritz Carlton, United Airlines, RCA Records, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, Conte Nast , The Hyatt Regency, Columbia, Northeastern, and Rhode Island School of Design. He has received awards from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Heckcher Museum of Art, SI Museum, Communication Arts, Print Magazine, and The New York Times.

Robert’s paintings are represented by Dimmitt Contemporary Arts in Houston and Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe and are held in collections in the US and abroad. He lives with his wife, Cheryl Roth (RISD grad) in their 1850 farmhouse in Northeast, Ohio and summers on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.

Degree BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

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