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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 most recent edition of "The Illustrator in America", "His work reflects his classical training, but with a contemporary take."
He has created illustrations for a wide variety of projects including editorial illustrations for many major publications, hundreds of book covers, and numerous special projects including the Dreamworks logo and motion logos, advertisements, annual reports, packaging, and documentary projects on the Bay Bridge Earthquake reconstruction and the Tour de France. He has received numerous awards, including the 2015 Hamilton King award from the Society of Illustrators. His work has appeared regularly in the New York Society of Illustrator's Annual exhibits at the Museum of American Illustration, as well as American Illustration, Spectrum Fantastic Art, and the Communication Arts, Graphis and Print Design and Illustration Annuals. His work is part of many private and corporate collections. 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.
Robert Hunt is also an Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts (Formerly CCAC.) where he teaches Illustration, professional practice and painting. He lives and works in San Anselmo, California, with his wife Lynn, and their two children.