Robert Hunt

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Robert Hunt's professional accomplishments include two of the highest awards in illustration, the Hamilton King Award (2015) and the Distinguished Educator in the Arts Award (2017) from the New York Society of Illustrators. His work has appeared regularly in the  annual professional shows at the Museum of American Illustration, as well as the American Illustration, Spectrum Fantastic art, and Communication Arts award annuals. 

He has created illustrations for a wide range of projects including magazine covers, editorial illustrations, hundreds of book covers, and numerous special projects including the animated Dreamworks and BroadGreen Pictures motion logos, advertisements, annual reports, and packaging.  Robert has also created on- site illustrated documentary projects on the Bay Bridge Earthquake reconstruction and the Tour de France. 

He is also an accomplished landscape painter with work in numerous collections.

Robert Hunt is also a Professor at the California College of the Arts where he teaches Illustration, professional practice and painting.



Distinguished Educator award: Introduction by Tim O'Brien

Robert Hunt on Wikipedia

Interview: Your Dreams, My Nightmares podcast with Sam Weber

Robert Hunt, Society of Illustrators

CCA Illustration Program

Clients include:

Time Magazine

Rolling Stone
Random House
American Red Cross
Asset International / Plansponsor
The Atlantic
The New Republic
The Wall Street Journal
Penguin Books
Bank of America
BroadGreen Pictures
Criterion Collection
Der Spiegel
Detroit Pistons
Federal Express
Fetzer Vineyards
Folio Society
Harper Collins
Scientific American
Simon and Schuster
Sterling Publishing
Universal Studios
...and many others

Awards include:

Hamilton King Award , Society of Illustrators 2015
Distinguished Educator in the Arts award 2016, Society of Illustrators
Communication arts awards 
Los Angeles Society of Illustrators 

New York Society of Illustrators annual professional shows 1983 - 2020 
San Francisco Society of Illustrators (11 gold and silver medals)
Many others

Exhibits include:
Facing Humanity, Northeastern University, 2017
Arte Verissima Gallery, one man shows, 2011, 2013
Museum of American Illustration annual shows 1983-2020
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
United Nations Environmental Project
Los Angeles Society of Illustrators
San Francisco Society of Illustrators
Many others

Publications include:
Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits (2020)
Communication Arts (magazine and Illustration annuals) most recent 2020
American Illustration most recent: 2020 
Spectrum Mosrt recent 2020
Fine Art Connoisseur
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



All images on this website © Robert Hunt 2020