Robert McFate expresses himself with a range of medium, often incorporating found, natural and re-purposed materials.
Artistic talent runs in his family, Robert being the youngest of four brothers, all who were introduced to art, by their
"mother who painted with oils".
Robert attended Central High School, which along with offering a diverse art program,was also a part of Flint, Michigan's cultural center, the Flint Art Institute was part of that campus.
After High School he airbrushed in locations like Panama City Beach, Clearwater Beach & New Orleans,
"all alongside his brother".
Robert and his wife Angie, moved to Springfield, Missouri and began offering custom airbrush at a local mall,after 5 years they opened their own store
During that time Robert expanded to mural work, painting up to 150 murals the majority being in schools.
In 2001, The couple relocated to the Sequatchie Valley in Tennessee, building a studio at the old Litton Mill site and began working under the name
"Old Mill Mural".
In July of 2012 , Robert changed his focus
from custom work to a more personal expression.
He signal this new direction by embracing his given name of Robert in this encore period of this artist life, making the move to Cincinnati , Ohio to pursue this new vision.
"Robert McFate Studio"