Robert Florczak earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious Cooper Union in New York City, studying painting under Will Barnet and photography under Gary Winogrand. Mr. Florczak was artist-in-residence at Widener University, and taught painting at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, the Laguna College Of Art and Design, and the San Francisco Academy of Art University.
As a professional artist, he has had an active career spanning four decades, with extensive work in the fine art, advertising, entertainment, and publishing fields. His original works are in the private collections of Mel Gibson, Michael Jackson (including the logo of Neverland Ranch), Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Stewart (now at the James Stewart Theater at Princeton University), and Paul Allen (Microsoft’s co-founder), among others, and in the corporate collections of AT&T, Random House and Beecham Pharmaceuticals, to mention a few. His website is robertflorczak.com.