Robert Roesch was born in New York State, lives in Philadelphia Pa, and works in a studio in the New Jersey Pine lands. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute and the State University of New York. Roesch was the Chair of Sculpture and a sculpture faculty member at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. After 35 years he has retired in the spring of 2022. He is chairperson of the Philadelphia Art and Architecture Commission. He has received 12 grants, including a Fulbright Specialist Award that brought him to lecture and exhibit throughout Japan in 2006-07 and to represent the United States in the Baku Biennial in 2009. He represented USA in the Cairo Biennale in 2019. His work is in museum collections Internationally. He has completed 20 major public art projects in the United States including the Gateway to the City of Wichita Kansas and the entrance to Texas A & M University in Corpus Christi. Together with his wife, artist Suzanne Horvitz, Roesch was the Cultural Advisor to The United States Embassies in Azerbaijan, Egypt, Syria, Argentina, Ecuador, and Myanmar. Their collaborative sculpture “Transduction” is a permanent installation at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. Roesch was an invited artist in the 2007 and 2009 Biennials in Alexandria Egypt. He was the guest of the Chinese Government and the Academy of Fine Arts in Hang Zhou, in 2008 . He built a solar powered sculpture for Westlake, Hang Zhou. In 2010 he complete a second sculpture Rainwall-”a Moment in the Garden” sited in downtown JianDe. He created a third sited public artwork- “The World in Balance” for the 2016 G20 Summit held in Hang Zhou, China. In 2021 along with Suzanne Reese-Horvitz he curated BORDERLESS Digital practices in changing times. for the Noyes Museum. Roesch is exhibiting video and digital artwork at Schau Fenster Gallery in Berlin, Germany opening 03.26.2021 He will be joining National Autonomous University of Mexico’s CRISIS GAIA project exhibition, 2022.