Clem Robins bio. (Rev. 9/22/2021)
Clem Robins studied painting and drawing at the Art Students League of New York, where his teachers included Joseph Hirsch, Tedd Seth Jacobs, David Leffell and Robert Beverly Hale.
In addition to fine arts painting, he has freelanced as an illustrator, providing courtroom sketches for television for stations in Boise, Cincinnati, and for CNN. He has provided lettering for several thousand comic books. He is the author of dozens of digital fonts.
In 1996 he painted five covers for the revival of the Classic Illustrated franchise.
His 2002 book The Art of Figure Drawing was published by North Light Books, and has since been translated into Spanish, French, Italian, German and Chinese. From 1998 through 2007 he taught figure drawing and human anatomy at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
His paintings and drawings are in the Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati, and in the permanent collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum.