Born in Edwardsville, IL on April 26, 1862. Robinson was educated at Washington University and the St Louis School of Arts. By the early 1930s he had settled in Morro Bay, CA and was art director of the local WPA Recreation Center. Robinson died in Morro Bay on May 19, 1945. As a hobby, he also did woodcarving and art metal work. Member: Calif. WC Society; AAPL. Exh: Louisiana Purchase Expo (St Louis), 1904; Calif. State Fairs; Calif. WC Society, 1932.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
1933; Who's Who in California
1942; Artists of the American West
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