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Robert Collins
Born ( 1953 - ) Robert Collins has his BFA, (1976) and MFA, (1978) degrees from Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. He has taught at Boston University, Boston, Ma, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA, and he is currently teaching at Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, the Danforth Museum School, Framingham, MA, the Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA, and the Merrimac Center for Professional Development, Billerica, MA.

Robert Collins has also worked as a Senior Designer for Hasbro Toy Company, Pawtucket, RI, where he was responsible for product design and development including such product lines as "My Little Pony", "Jem", "Charmkins", and "Get in Shape Girl". He was a Senior Design Director for American Manufacturing, Boston, MA, and also for the Bradford Novelty Company, Bellingham, MA. Robert also was a commercial artist and layout designer for Sears, Roebuck and Company, Natick, MA.

Robert Collins has exhibited his paintings and drawings throughout the New England area in such galleries as: the Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA, the G. Watson Gallery, Stonington, ME, the DeBlois Gallery, Newport, RI and the Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA as well as at the Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA. He was inducted into the "Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 2002 for his contributions in Fine Art and Industrial Design.

Robert Collins studied under the following artists: James Weeks, David Ratner, Reed Kay, Morton Sacks, Philip Guston, Iso Papo, Harold Tovish, Robert DiRista, David Lund, Sidney Hurwitz, Joseph Ablow, Dorothy Bruce, Jack Kramer.