R Nicholas Kuszyk - Untitled-13, detail

Nick Kuszyk / R. Nicholas Kuszyk

Urban Art

January 24, 2016

R.Nicholas Kuszyk, also known as Nick Kuszyk or R Robots, is an American street artist and children’s novelist, best known for his signature character of a robot and colorful, expressive murals painted all over the world. R Robots is from Virginia, United States.

The Art of R.Nicholas Kuszyk (RROBOTS)

R Nicholas Kuszyk (RROBOTS) - Wave-Rave
R Nicholas Kuszyk (RROBOTS) - Wave Rave

Kuszyk attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where he graduated with honors and obtained two Bachelors of Fine Art, in Painting and Sculpture. He received a Virginia Museum Fellowship and The Theresa Pollock award. He started painting street art in 1993, inspired by the works of Cycle and Cool Disco Dan. His signature robot was born in 2000, and can be found in Berlin, Prague, London, Tel Aviv and, of course, throughout the United States.

The artist participated in a one-month residency in Jaffa, a place on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Also, he is the author and illustrator of the children’s book R Robot Saves Lunch which was published by Penguin in 2009.

Wave Rave Series

R Nicholas Kuszyk - Wave Rave
R Nicholas Kuszyk - Wave Rave

The artist is represented by 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace in Gold Coast, Australia.

R.Nicholas Kuszyk lives and works in Brooklyn, United States.

All images courtesy of the artist and 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace