Robert Hunt received a Bachelor's degree in Art History from the University of California and a Master's degree in Illustration from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. As described by Walt Reed in the 2002 edition of The Illustrator in America, "His work reflects this classical training, but with a contemporary take." Publishing clients include Avon Books, Ballantine Books, Bantam Books, Book of the Month Club, Concordia Publishing, Dell Publishing, Dial Books, Doubleday, Harper Collins, Penguin Putnam, Pleasant Co., Random House, Reader's Digest, Scholastic, Sterling Publishing, Simon and Schuster, Thomas Nelson, and many others. His work has appeared on the covers of books by many leading authors including John LeCarre, Arthur C. Clarke, Steven King and S.E. Hinton. "The Outsiders" continues to be Publisher's Weekly's best-selling young adult book of all time, selling over 350,000 copies a year. Robert Hunt has created illustrations for a wide variety of projects including annual reports for Williams Sonoma and British Petroleum, the animated DreamWorks logo, and documented the reconstruction of the San Francisco Bay Bridge following the Loma Prieta earthquake, as well as the Tour de France. Other corporate clients include The American Red Cross, AT&T, Bank of America, CBS Records, Chevron, Commonwealth Brewery, Disney, Fisher Audio, Federal Express, Fetzer Vinyards, Levi Strauss, Lucasfilm/Industrial Light and Magic, MGM, Paramount, Pendelton Woolen Mills, and Universal Studios. His work has received numerous awards and has appeared regularly in the New York Society of Illustrator's Annual exhibits at the Museum of American Illustration, as well as the Communication Arts, Graphis and Print Design and Illustration Annuals. Mr. Hunt's work is part of several private and corporate collections. A large exhibition of Mr. Hunt's work was held in 1996 at the Museum of American Illustration in New York. Robert Hunt is a member of the N.Y. Society of Illustrators and and the Illustrators Partnership of America. He lives and works in San Anselmo, California, with his wife Lynn, and their two children.