Robert Steiner

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Robert Steiner

United States

Robert Steiner has had a highly distinguished career in a number of painting genres, including landscape, wildlife and imaginative realism. Mr. Steiner is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Steiner has taught at the University of California, City College of San Francisco and a number of other colleges.  He has received the Childe Hassam purchase prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  He has been awarded commendations from both the Governor and the State Senate of California.   


He won the Best Landscape Award at the 2021 International Guild of Realism’s Spring Salon.  He was a finalist in the landscape category of the 15th International ARC Salon 2021. He has won two Federal Duck Stamp art competitions and eighty-two state duck stamp art contests – the most of any artist.  He has also won numerous other purchase prizes and awards.  His work has raised many millions of dollars for environmental preservation around the United States.


His work has been profiled in many newspapers, magazines and books including the New York Times, American Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, San Francisco Chronicle, U.S. Art, Wildlife Art, Midwest Art, Sporting Classics and Inform Art.  He has also appeared on local and national television.


His works are in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution, Duke University Art Museum, the Peabody Museum, the California State Museum and a number of other public collections.  Additionally, his artwork is in thousands of private collections.


In his paintings, he attempts to communicate his sense of wonder and appreciation for the unspeakable beauty of the natural world.  He has always marveled at the minute detail of the universe as well as its vast expanses. 

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