Robert Thurlow is an artist and educator who received an MFA from the School of The Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University. He has been a member of the Salem State University Art Department for the past twenty years.

His artworks are widely exhibited. His most recent exhibitions include: “Fear” at the Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA, “Home” at the Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, and “The Real and Odd” at the Tube Factory Artspace, The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art Museum.

His visual poems have appeared in MetaDada No.1: The International Journal of Dada Mining 2016. His photography is included in The Journal of Urban History 2015 Vol. 41 (2) 294-306 “Debris of What Would Have Been: A Photo-Essay Concerning Deindustrialization in Hyper Capitalist and Post Socialist Cities” by Talinn Grigor and Romina Katchi. His work is also included in the collections of Marc Pachter, Director, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. and displayed in the Permanent Collection at the Lowell Community Health Center, 161 Jackson Street, Lowell, MA.