Robert Hunt, American (1952 - )

Robert Hunt

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."

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. He has created illustrations for a wide variety of projects including the Dreamworks logo and motion logos. His documentary projects on the Bay Bridge Earthquake reconstruction and the Tour de France were featured in Communication Arts magazine.

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 American Illustration, Spectrum and the Communication Arts, Graphis and Print Design and Illustration Annuals. Mr. Hunt's work is part of many private and corporate collections.

Robert Hunt is a Senior Adjunct Professor at the California College of the Arts (Formerly CCAC.) where he teaches Illustration, professional practice and location painting. He lives and works in San Anselmo, California, with his wife Lynn, and their two children.

Clients include:

American Red Cross
Asset International / Plansponsor
Bank of America
Der Spiegel
Detroit Pistons
Dreamworks SKG
Federal Express
Fetzer Vineyards
Harper Collins
The Atlantic
The New Republic
The Wall Street Journal
Penguin Books
Random House
Scientific American
Simon and Schuster
Universal Studios
Xyla Entertainment

Exhibits include:

Museum of American Illustration 1984-2012
Museum of American Illustration: Earth: Fragile Planet 2010
Museum of American Illustration: Paintings and Illustration retrospective 1996
Pasadena Art Museum-California Art Club Gold medal show 2010
'Where Is My Vote? Posters for the Green Movement in Iran' 2010
Periscope Gallery, one man landscape show, 2010
Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt Germany 2006
Los Angeles Society of Illustrators
San Francisco Society of Illustrators

Publications include:

Communication Arts (magazine and Illustration annuals)
American Illustration
The Illustrator in America 1860-2000
Teaching Illustration, by Steven Heller
The Illustrator and the Environment
Outstanding American Illustrators Today Vol.1 and 2 (Japan)
Greatest Illustration Show (Japan)
Die Kunst des Spiegel
Japan creators Association (JCA) Annuals # 6, & 8, 9

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