elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

Behind the Cover: Robert Sabin

Robert Sabin was born in Michigan. He has been a practicing artist for 37 years. At various time in his career he has been a landscape painter, potter, freelance illustrator and is currently working as a portrait painter, seascape artist, and book illustrator. Whatever medium or genre he works in Robert strives to create at the highest level of his abilities.

The Rose Of Blacksword by Rexanne Becnel

Dangerous to Love by Rexanne Becnel

Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson

The Comet

The Huntress

The Mistress by Susan Wiggs

Robert Sabin is also the cover artist for a very particular series of cover for Patricia Veryan and her Georgian, Victorian and Regency Historical romances.



M.A. in Painting, Bennington College, Bennington VT, 1974. Teaching fellowship.
B.A. in Fine Arts, cum laude, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1971. Areas of concentration: landscape painting, figure sculpture, and printmaking.
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 1971.
Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT, 1970.
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI, 1967. College preparatory. Graduated with honors in ceramics.


2007 – 2008 Ceramics Instructor (Permanent Substitute). Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, South Yarmouth, MA. Taught Ceramics and Advanced Ceramics, grades 9-12.
2000 - 2007 Art Instructor. The Harvey School, Katonah, NY. Taught grades 6-12. High school level courses included foundation drawing, studio art (painting and drawing), darkroom photography, digital photography (Adobe Photoshop), computer graphics (Adobe Illustrator), ceramics and wheel-throwing, and History of Western Art. Middle School art classes included drawing, painting, illustration, ceramics, sculpture, and graphic design.
1969 - Present Portrait and Landscape Painter. I paint portraits on commission (adults, children, equestrian, pet, home). My paintings have been included in many exhibitions and are in private collections nationwide (list available on request). My landscapes and seascapes are available in galleries.
1977 – Present Commercial Illustrator. Book covers, interior illustrations, editorial illustration, CD covers, promotional brochures.
1974 - 1978 Instructor. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI. Taught all ages, including adults. Courses included beginning and advanced drawing; beginning and advanced painting; figure drawing; and watercolor.
1977 Art Instructor. Lake Placid School of Art, Lake Placid, NY. Intensive summer classes for high school students. Taught landscape painting.
1972 – 1974 Teaching Fellow. Bennington College, Bennington VT. Taught figure drawing to undergraduate students.
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