Robin Elay was born in March in 1978 in London. He migrated with his family to Australia at the age of 3. In 1997 he moved to California where he attended Westmont College, earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts and captaining the basketball team. In 2002 he returned to Australia where he now lives with his wife Rachel.
Awards and Honors:
2011- Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2010- Highly Commended Award, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2010- Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Art Prize
2010- Winner, Star Portraits, RSASA Spring Exhibition
2008- Emerging Artist Award, Rip it Up Magazine
2000 Nottingham Trent University, BA Hons Fine Art - First Class Honors