Robert Schaar was born in Pasadena and raised in Arcadia where his father owned and raced thoroughbreds. He received his training in the early 1950’s at the Art Center School of Design where he was a fine arts major.
Upon conclusion of his Korean War tour of duty in the U.S. Navy where he served as staff artist at the U.S. Naval Training Center in San Diego, he completed his art apprenticeship in Europe and in Los Angeles, California. He immediately began an art career and has been working in oils and acrylics.
Robert Schaar has gained an international reputation as one of the most exciting and versatile artists of our time, and he is not looking to slow down anytime soon.