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Robert Steiner

United States

Born in 1949

Joined Artisor: February 2024

Artist Stats

Total pieces for sale: 1


Robert Steiner has had a highly distinguished career in a number of painting genres, including landscape and wildlife.  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 First-Place award in acrylics at the American Artists Professional League’s 2023 Spring Show.  He won Third Best of Show at 2023 International Guild of Realism’s Fall Salon.  And he won the Best Acrylic Award at the AAPL’s 94th Grand National Exhibition in 2022.  He won the Best Landscape Award at the 2021 and the 2022 International Guild of Realism’s Spring Salons.  He was a finalist in the landscape category of the 15th and 16th International ARC Salons 2022 and 2023.  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 over thirty million 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, Southwest Art, Western Art Collector, 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.  

Robert Steiner


Rhode Island School of Design BFA

San Francisco State University MA

Bio Author: I.G.O.R. Show in Scottsdale

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Partial list

2023 American Artists Professional League ‘s Spring Show 1st Place Award in Acrylics

2022 -2023 Finalist in the landscape category of the 15th & 16th International ARC Salons 

2023 NOAPS Best of America International Juried Exhibition  

2023 de Young Fine Arts Museum 

2023 Third Best of Show at International Guild of Realism’s Fall Salon

International Guild of Realism 17th Annual Juried Exhibition 2023 Sugarman-Peterson Gallery

2022 Best Acrylic 94th Grand National Exhibition American Artists Professional League 

2022 Best Landscape Award at the 2022 International Guild of Realism’s Spring Salon

2022 Cover of December 2022/January 2023 issue of Southwest Art

2022 12th Annual Southwest Art Artistic Excellence Competition Honorable Mention

2022 The National Oil & Acrylic Painter’s Society (NOAPS) Fall Online Exhibition

2021 Best Landscape Award at the International Guild of Realism’s Spring Salon

2013 Federal Duck Stamp

2012 Commendation by California State Senate Resolution 

1998 Commendation by California State Senate Resolution 

1995 Commendation by California Governor Pete Wilson

1998 Federal Duck Stamp

Winner 82 state duck stamp art competitions including:

1991 New Mexico “First of State” Duck Stamp

1990 Colorado “First of State” Duck Stamp

1989 Rhode Island “First of State” Duck Stamp

1974 Childe Hassam Purchase Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters


Partial list

Smithsonian Institution   Washington D.C.

de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco

California State Museum    Sacramento, CA 

San Bernardino County Museum   Redlands, CA

Salmagundi Club New York, NY 

McBride Gallery Annapolis, MD  

Howland Cultural Center Beacon, NY

Principle Gallery Alexandria, VA

Sugarman-Peterson Gallery Santa Fe, NM

Easton Waterfowl Festival   Easton, MD

Southeastern Wildlife Art Exhibition     Charleston, SC

Pacific Rim Wildlife Art Exhibition    Seattle, WA

Safari Club International, Various

Art Market San Francisco   San Francisco, CA  

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