Robert Paul Cohen was born in Smithtown, New York. He received a Bachelor's of Interdisciplinary Studies from Arizona State University in 1998. While working as a creative director and copywriter for advertising agencies in NYC, Robert started taking classes at The International Center of Photography.
Among other accolades received during his years in advertising, a campaign he created for The Red Cross and American Association of Blood Banks is in the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art, NY.
Robert is currently living/working in San Francisco, though travels often to Los Angeles for select projects.