Robert is the last-born son of Sicilian immigrants in East Chicago Harbor, Indiana. He graduated from Highland High School in 1965, and later served in Vietnam with the US Army. Robert attended Purdue University before graduating from Indiana University with a BFA in June 1979. He in 1984 received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. He has resided in Land-O-Lakes, Wisconsin since 1994.
Robert has exhibited nationally and has had international exposure. His work has been reviewed and reported in newspapers, magazines, on television, radio, and on the Internet.
His accomplishments include being the creator of the Veterans War Memorial in Lansing, Illinois and artist/designer for the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial in Stoney Run County Park, Indiana. Robert is the author of Murphy’s Dream Vision; an art work of significant social impact that created a media event which changed the way people perceive Vietnam War veterans.
For more information, visit his website.