Robert Gentry was born in Dallas, Texas and he currently resides and produces his work in Houston, Texas. He is pursuing his BFA in Photography and Digital Media at the University of Houston. Robert comes from a challenging background and a life of dealing with various forms of abuse, trauma, and hardships. These past events and experiences are the driving force behind his practice. He specializes in digital lens based mediums and using creative editing and costume work to bring powerful vigorous attitudes to his subjects and to invoke certain emotions. His primary genre of photography is portraiture and the aesthetics of fashion. He also works with video and performance art. Robert hopes to continue his growth in art and pursue his goal of making his mark in the fashion industry as well as working with cinema.