2001 MFA New York Academy of Art
1993 BFA The Boston Museum School, Tufts University
1994-96 Pennsylvania Academy of Fin Arts- CE Program classes
2001-03 Water Street Atelier with Jacob Collins
2007 Pollock Krasner Foundation Award
2001 Posey Foundation Grant
1998 Posey Foundation Grant
1992 Boston Museum School • Boit Competition Award, 1992
2017 The Figurative Artist's Handbook • 305 page book published by Monacelli Press,
2017 The Brooklyn Rail, "History Painting and the Problem with Art Education in America" essay on narrative painting for guest editor, Donald Kuspit
2017 The Evolution of Figure Drawing, The Artist Magazine. Essentially an overview of The Figurative Artist's Handbook.
2017 Whitehot Magazine "Robert Zeller on The New Baroque and Current State of Representational Figurative Painting"
an interview with editor Noah Becker on my artwork, book and on the show I co-curated.
2017 Juxtapoz Magazine- Review of my book, The Figurative Artist's Handbook
2017 Hyprallergic - Review of my book, The Figurative Artist's Handbook
2107 Professional Artist Magazine - Review of my book, The Figurative Artist's Handbook. (No link, but they liked it.)
2017 The New York Optimist Profile of my work
2015 Juxtapoz Magazine "A Space Within at Dacia Gallery"
2014 Professional Artist Magazine "Bringing Old School Values into the 21st Century"
2014 Studios Magazine "Inside the Art Studio, a guided tour of 37 Artist's Studio's"
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
2019 Not All Doors Are The Same, a survey of contemporary Surrealism, 11 artists, at Booth Gallery, NY, - Co curator.
2018 Nocturne, a group show at Booth Gallery
2018 A Passion for Drawing An Artists Panel Discussion at Booth Gallery with Kurt Kauper, Maria Kreyn, Daniel Maidman and Evan Kitson 1/27/18.
2017-18 The New Baroque, a survey of 21 contemporary figurative work based on The Figurative Artist’s Handbook, at Booth Gallery, NY, Co curator.
2016 My Long Island Landmarks, group show at SPLIA, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
2015 Visiting Artist Lecture, Long Island University, Brookville, NY
A Space Within, solo show at Dacia Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Protinus, group show at Dacia Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Nocturnes, group show at the National Arts Club, New York, New York
Unframed, 2 person exhibtion with Kristin Künc, Oyster Bay Historical Society, New York, NY
The Figure, group show at Galerie L'oeil du Prince, Paris, France
2012 Put a Bow on It, group show at Kraine Gallery, New York, NY
Alumni Show, group show at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2011 Paint Works, group show at Gowanus Ballroom, New York, NY
Teaching Studios of Art Plein Air Competion at Sagamore Hill, group show at Koenig Center, Oyster Bay, NY
2010 Oyster Bay Historical Society Auction at Twinight, Oyster Bay, NY
"TR and the Water" TR Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY
2009 Rising Stars of Contemporary Realism Chase Edwards Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY
NYAA Alumni Group Show Studio 7 Bernardsville, NJ.
2008 Virgin of the Mall Reprise+Drawing Subdivision, Long Island City, NY
2006 The Virgin of the Mall Series Solo show 511 Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Realism Grey McGear Modern Santa Monica,CA
A Terrible Beauty: Figurative Painting in the 21rst Century Grey McGear Modern Santa Monica, CA
2009-Present Teaching Studios of Art- Oyster Bay and Brooklyn, NY Founder/Director
2013 Marymount Manhattan College, Figure Drawing Instructor, New York, NY
2007-09 New York Academy of Art, Continuing Education, New York, NY
2009 Stevenson Academy of Art, Oyster Bay, NY