Robert McGuire is an award-winning artist and graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute. His work has been shown across the country, including The Museum of The Society of Illustrators in New York City. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Award for his illustrations for the book The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby. Robert has spent many years as a painter and illustrator in both the US and Japan. He presently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii with his wife and three children.

Robert is represented by Steven Chudney.