Robert Bordo (born 1949 in Montreal) has lived in New York since 1972. He is an Associate Professor of Art at The Cooper Union, New York, where he leads the painting program. In 2003, he was a visiting critic for the MFA program at Yale University and the Glasgow School of Art as well as a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome. In 2007 he was awarded a Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation grant. Since the mid-1980s, Robert Bordo has shown his paintings internationally in numerous one-person exhibitions and collaborated with choreographer Mark Morris in designing the sets and costumes for “Dido and Aeneas” (performed in 1989 in Brussels, in 1998 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and as part of the ‘Mostly Mozart’ Festival at Lincoln Center in 2013.) His most recent one-person exhibition was at Alexander and Bonin, New York, March 16 – April 27, 2013. He has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and a recipient of Canada Council Art Grants and a grant from the Tesuque Foundation.