Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Robert Greene has been an artist since the age of five. A product of magnet school education since elementary school, it lead him to attend D.A.S.H., Miami's famed Design and Architecture Senior High School where he studied a variety of design disciplines specializing in Architecture. Robert moved to New York in 1997 to attend The Fashion Institute of Technology ultimately graduating with a BFA in Graphic Design and Advertising. Deciding to part ways with the corporate world in early 2002, Robert came to a sudden and profound decision to dive head first into the fashion industry, pursuing the previously unimaginable- to become a makeup artist in New York City.
Self taught and determined to make a name for himself, Robert continues moving forward as one of the most innovative and talented artists emerging out of the past few years. His work often alludes to his passion for the iconic era of 90's fashion and he's constantly drawing inspiration from his background in fine arts, architecture, and graphic design, making his approach to beauty unique and fresh.
Robert's undeniable talent and versatility has allowed him to collaborate with some of the leading photographers and directors in the business including Kenneth Willardt, Richard Burbidge, Mathias Vriens-McGrath, Mark Seliger, Warwick Saint, Philipe Saloman, Erez Sabag, James Houston, David Bellemere, Danielle Levitt, Magnus Unnar, Jason Nocito, Marcelo Krasilcic, James Macari, Bjorn Iooss, Walter Iooss, Nigel Barker, Jason Kim, Ryan Michael Kelly and Stacey Mark.
Celebrities that Robert has worked with include Carmen dell'Orefice, Iman, Emily Blunt, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Ashley Olson, Rose Byrne, Sienna Miller, Elettra Wiedemann, Zoe Saldana, Gabourey Sidibe, Taylor Swift, Lydia Hearst, Dree Hemingway, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Mariah Carey, Jill Scott, Ciara, Ludacris, Fantasia, Cassie, Kelly Clarkson, Nina Persson, Lily Allen, Natalia Kills, Natasha Khan of Bat for Lashes and Priyanka Chopra.
His work has been published in American, Italian, and Japanese Vogue, Teen Vogue, Numero', Harpers Bazaar, Vanity Fair, i-D, Dazed&Confused, Purple, Self Service, Cosmopolitan, American, Italian and Australian Marie Claire, GLAMOUR, Women's Health, SELF, and Sports Illustrated.