Robert   Gilbert

Associate Professor  

Phone: (956) 665-3480
Email: robert.gilbert@utrgv.edu
Website: digitalsaintsdesign.com

Professor Robert Gilbert

Graduated, Otis Parson’s Art Institute, Los Angeles. Masters degree, California State University, Los Angeles. Designer and taught graphic design in Greece. Also in China, where he is a honorary professor.





Selected Publications


  • Robert Gilbert. . Art Buzz, the 2013 Collection, Volume 6. Art Buzz Publishing. 2013.

  • Robert Gilbert. . Art Buzz, the 2012 Collection, Volume 5. Art Buzz Publishing. 2012.

  • Robert Gilbert. . Art Buzz, the 2011 Collection, Volume 4, pg 44. Art Buzz Publishing. 2011.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Robert Gilbert. Global Opportunity Grant, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Office of Global Engagement, $500.00 (June 2017 - July 2017)

  • Robert Gilbert. College of Fine Arts Research Grant, Enhansed by Provost's Office, The College of Fine Art, $8,037.50 (February 2017)

  • Robert Gilbert. Major Equipment Grant, HEAF, $85.00 (September 2016)

  • Robert Gilbert. HEAF Grant Monies Awarded in fall, HEAF, (September 2012)

  • Robert Gilbert. HEAF Grant Monies Awarded in Summer , HEAF, (July 2012)

  • Robert Gilbert. HEAF Grant , HEAF, (September 2010)

  • Robert Gilbert. HEAF Grant, HEAF, (September 2009)



Selected Presentations


  • Robert Gilbert. "Learning the animation program Flash," Guest Speaker, Art department, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan campus, Taoyuan, Taiwan (July 2017)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Gave a presentation on the graphic design field and showed my portfolio and current photography work.," Guest Speaker, Foreign language department, Hangyang Normal University, Hangyang, China (May 2015)

  • Robert Gilbert. "The cultural differences between China and the U.S.A.," English Corner, Foreign Language department of Hangyang Normal University, Hangyang, Hunan, China (March 2015)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Presented my graphic design, illustration portfolio," Guest Speaker, Art department, Hangyang Normal University, Hangyang, China (September 2014)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Girl By The Sea," Read Across America, S. F. Austin Elementary School, Edinburg, TX (2011)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Girl By The Sea and Mattis The Spider Boy," Children’s Arts and Literacy Festival, The International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen, McAllen, TX (February 2010)

  • Robert Gilbert. "The histor y of world war one and tw o propaganda posters," Sell Your Fear, Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Texas, Pan American and South Texas College, Edinburg, TX (2009)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Public reading, poetry from small edition books and short story," Artists Who Write, Festiba of International Books and Arts, The University of Texas, Pan American, Edinburg, TX (2008)

  • Robert Gilbert. "The career and Nuba photos of Leni Reifenstahl," International Week, The University of Texas, Pan American, Edinburg, TX (2008)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • Robert Gilbert. "Art Faculty Exhibition," Brownsville, Texas, USA (2017)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Abstract," Tyler, Texas, USA (2016)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Abstract," international online (2016)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Art Faculty Exhibition," Edinburg, Texas, USA (2016)

  • Robert Gilbert. "City Scape," international online (2016)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Four Entries, "The Last Hurrah, The Visual Arts Faculty Of The University of Texas At Brownsville And The University Of Texas Pan American - Art Faculty Exhibition.," Edinburg, Texas, USA (2015)

  • Robert Gilbert. "Mundos Imaginarios by Patricia Fabre, at the Texas Pan American, Edinburg," Mcallen, Texas, USA (2015)

  • Robert Gilbert. "poster and show card for Visiting Artist, Kurt Dyrhaug at the Texas Pan American, Edinburg," Mcallen, Texas, USA (2015)

  • Robert Gilbert. "The Last Hurrah, Faculty Exhibition, The University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, and The University of Texas Brownsville," Mcallen and Brownsville Texas, USA (2015)

  • Robert Gilbert. "One Entry, Art Faculty Exhibition, Invitational," Edinburg, Texas, USA (2014)

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ARTS 6639 01 - Design Studio:
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ARTS 6338 01 - Design Lab:
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ARTS 2313 01 - Design Communications I:
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ARTS 4396 01 - BFA Senior Graphic Design Ex:
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