Rob Licht grew up near Ithaca, inspired by the bucolic landscape of the Finger Lakes region. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Maine College of Art and a Master of Fine Arts Degree, in Sculpture, from Cornell. He exhibits his work throughout the Northeast and has earned several grants and awards including residencies in Oregon, Nova Scotia and Utica, NY. He has taught sculpture, design and drawing at Ithaca College, Community School of Music and Art, Tompkins Cortland Community College, BOCES Continuing Education Program, Maine College of Art Summer College program and at Cornell. Licht maintains a studio in Ithaca, NY.