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 2003 edition of The Illustrator in America, "His work reflects his classical training, but with a contemporary take."
Publishing clients include Harper Collins, Penguin, Random House, Simon and Schuster, the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, and many others. 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.
Robert Hunt has created illustrations for a wide variety of advertising and institutional projects including the Dreamworks logo and motion logos, annual reports for Williams Sonoma and British Petroleum. He documented the reconstruction of the San Francisco Bay Bridge following the Loma Prieta earthquake, as well as the Tour de France for Bicycling Magazine. Other corporate clients include The American Red Cross, AT&T, Bank of America, Budweiser, Caesar's Palace, Disney, Federal Express, Fetzer Vineyards, Levi Strauss, Lucasfilm/Industrial Light and Magic, Pendelton Woolen Mills, and Universal Studios.
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 the Communication Arts, Graphis and Print Design and Illustration Annuals. Mr. Hunt's work is part of several private and corporate collections.
Robert Hunt is a member of the N.Y. Society of Illustrators and is a member and past president of the San Francisco Society of Illustrators. He also is a Senior Adjunct Professor of illustration at the California College of the Arts (Formerly CCAC.) He lives and works in San Anselmo, California, with his wife Lynn, and their two children.