Robert Santopadre is a local area artist who grew up in New Orleans. He works primarily in oils but also works in pencil as well as watercolor. His oil paintings range in subject matter from New Orleans jazz to Plien air landscapes. He studied art with Armbruster Artworks fine art instruction school in Covington, The New Orleans Academy of fine arts with Auseklis Osolos, Phil Sandusky , Carol Peeples and Claude Ellender. His art has been shown in many art events and presently can be seen at Armbruster Artworks gallery in Covington. Roberts work is also available by commission.