Rob Licht grew up near Ithaca, N.Y., inspired by the bucolic landscape of the Finger Lakes region. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Maine College of Art and a Master of Fine Arts Degree, in Sculpture, from Cornell. His work delves into the significance of place in our lives; on the influences of the land, where we choose to live and the associations of memory, longing, and spiritual well being to those places. He typically works in welded steel; he also works in wood, cement, bronze and other mediums including digital photography and drawing. His sculptures range in scale from small intimate pieces to large outdoor works. Licht exhibits his work throughout the Northeast and has earned several grants and awards and residencies. He has taught sculpture, design and drawing at Ithaca College, Maine College of Art Summer College program and at Cornell. He maintains a studio in Ithaca, NY. His work can be viewed on his website