Robin Mayor was born in 1937 in London, England. He studied at École des Beaux Arts, in Paris. He continued his studies at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London from 1954-1959.
In 1960’s, Mayor went to the United States and started teaching at the Western Washinton University as an Assistant Professor. During this time he also served as Chairman of the Art Department at Spelman College, in Atlanta. In 1969, Mayor became the director of The School of Art at Bradley University.
In 1972 he traveled to Vancouver, where he took the position as President of The Emily Carr University of Art and Design until 1985.
During the 1990’s, Mayor worked for several Art Schools including Alberta College of Art and Design, and The Victoria College of Art, among others.
Robin Mayor’s artwork has been exhibited in many galleries in Canada and The united States. Mayor has also received
He received the 125th Anniversary of Canada Medal, the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977, and he is a member of The Royal Canadian Academy since 1992.
Mayor currently lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia.