Robert continues the artistic legacy of his father Emile and grandfather Charles P. Gruppé, in his own evolving personal style, which embodies the influences of his heritage and his environment - Cape Ann, Massachusetts and Naples, Florida.
Robert C. Gruppé has exhibited for over 30 years in Gloucester's distinguished North Shore Arts Association and in the Meriden, Connecticut Art Association, winning numerous awards. Some of his most recent awards include the Rockport Art Association Great Gatsby Award and the Roger Curtis Memorial Award. He was a recent recipient of the North Shore Arts Association's Gorton's of Gloucester Waters of the World Award and Margaret Fitzhugh Brown Memorial Award, as well as the Gold Medal Award. Robert's work is shown along the entire Eastern seaboard and collected by museums and private collectors alike.