Robert I. Katz

Robert Katz
Title Professor of Art
Telephone (207) 621-3248

Fine Arts 111
UMA Augusta Campus


Robert Katz joined the UMA art faculty in 1981 and since then he has been teaching classes in sculpture, 3 D design and drawing.

As an artist, his sculptures are often fabricated in welded steel as well as mixed media constructions .His art has been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the country and he was one of seven North American artists invited to exhibit his work at the Jiangsu Art Academy in China. He has been commissioned to design numerous Maine Percent for Art projects. In 2018, his sculptural installation entitled, The Five Books of Moses was permanently installed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston.

Most recently, he has served as a visiting artist and lecturer in England, Israel, Poland, China and Newfoundland. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine. He received his undergraduate degree from New York University and his MFA from the University of Montana.

His art can be viewed at


B.S., New York University, 1972
M.F.A., University of Montana, 1975