Robin’s education in the field of ceramics has been wide-ranging and includes educational training from four institutions, in three different countries. With a completed BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, AB, Canada, Robin also has studied at Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson, BC, Canada and the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, and completed his MFA graduate degree at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, USA.

Robin’s professional development experience also includes a three year apprenticeship with a studio potter, several research and work studies in Canada, the USA, Australia and Korea, and artist in residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Red Deer College and the Medalta International Artist in Residency program. Robin has taught ceramics at the post-seconday level at both Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary, AB and at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, MB. He currently maintains a studio practise out of his home in the Slocan Valley in British Columbia and travels extensively teaching workshops and facilitating residencies across Canada and the United States.